Must...resist...temptation to make snarky resort-town comments ("Will they douse the flames with chardonnay?")
Okay, we blew that. Onward with news. This thing is serious.
Ketchum is on fire. Or, at least, the surrounding hillsides. The Castle Rock Fire was at about 7,000 acres early this morning and weather conditions don't bode well.
The Idaho Mountain Express is keeping you updated on the stats.
Seems someone decided to do some pointed campaigning.
Four large banners touting Boise mayor candidate Jim Tibbs appeared in the windows of the Washington Mutual Bank buildingwhich just happens to be across the street from Boise City Hall.
Sometimes, living in the 19th century can really be a drag.
Like this morning, for instance, when we discovered that because of a problem with the printing presses, the Boise Weekly will take a little extra time to hit the streets today.
I know; those hundreds of red boxes just look forlorn, don't they?
Hang with us for now, dear readers. And of course, if you're looking at this, you know: We're online.
How refreshingly modern.
Yes, swallowing a handful of vitamins is significantly easier than duct-taping a Ziploc bag of your buddy's "clean" urine against your thigh or, heaven forbid, ceasing to smoke pot altogether. But risking an overdose in an attempt to keep—or get—a job, or retain your starting linebacker position, could only be considered reefer madness.
The Dec. 7 demonstration, part of PETA's anti-wool campaign, was aimed at holiday shoppers who might be considering purchasing wool products for themselves or loved ones for the holiday season, but might not know about animal abuse PETA says is endemic to the wool industry.