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Central Idaho Dark Sky Reserve

Central Idaho Dark Sky Reserve

The Central Idaho Dark Sky Reserve is the nation's first International Dark Sky Reserve. You can now experience the wonders of our galaxy through your naked eye without the distraction of light pollution in a protected and preserved area. Visit Stanley for an unrivaled pristine night sky that wi...
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Return of the Night Music

Return of the Night Music

I see it as soon as I open my eyes. Something in the way the growing daylight is distorting through the glass, playing on the ceiling. Is it the pawing elk, the nervous flooded out beaver, or the wise faced foxes? Something is alive out there and moving, something familiar but obscured in recent mem...
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Sawtooth Outdoor Bonspiel Heats Up Stanley Ice

Sawtooth Outdoor Bonspiel Heats Up Stanley Ice

It’s finally happening.  We are emerging from the ice box of January into winter festivity season in Stanley. The days are getting longer, the temperatures are up, and the weekend forecast is looking auspicious for our first 2017 signature event: the 5th Annual Sawtooth Outdoor Bonspiel.P...
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A Different Perspective by Alison French Steen

A Different Perspective by Alison French Steen

A lot of folks here in Stanley have been seeing things from an unusual perspective this week. When word started circulating of the first collapsed building in town, we all got antsy about snowloads. I’ve been enjoying the views from atop several houses, businesses, and trailers, removing 3 feet of ...
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Featured Local Events

DATE: March 2 - 4, 2018

TIME: Multi-times

LOCATION: Park Creek Ski Area, Alturas Lake Ski Area, Community Building, Stanley, ID

March 3rd & 4th, 2018 — Sawtooth Ski Club 16th Annual Ski Festival

  • SATURDAY, March 3rd, Park Creek Ski Area
    Highway 21, 7 miles W. of Stanley
    11am-2pm Homemade Chili & Treats
    Poker Run!!!
    Winning hand called at 1:30 pm
  • SATURDAY EVENING 5:30-8:30pm
    Stanley Community Building
    Dinner Extravaganza
    Incredible Silent Auction, bring your checkbook!
  • SUNDAY, March 4th
    Alturas Lake Ski Area
    Highway 75, 20 miles S. of Stanley
    11am-3pm Soup Kitchen Social
    Great ski trails and a great time!!!

The Sawtooth Ski Club will host the 16th Sawtooth Ski Festival March 3rd and 4th. Come ski, play, feast, dance, shop and socialize, all while supporting Cross Country Skiing in Stanley Sawtooth Country! At 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 3rd at the Park Creek Ski Trails, homemade chili and treats will await eager participants at the annual Poker Run. Donating fun lovers ski or snowshoe a fun course, stopping at stations to collect cards and when the game is called at 1:30, whoever has collected the best poker hand wins a most excellent prize! At 5:30 Saturday evening at the Stanley Community Building, our ski club celebrity chef will present a delicious dinner and at the same time an amazing silent auction will take place. Many local businesses, arts and crafts people and friends of the club donate lovely things, wonderful services, ski and fashion accessories and deliciously fantastic items to the auction. At 11 a.m. on Sunday, March 4th at the Alturas Lake Ski Trails Soup Kitchen Social, enjoy great skiing along with with trailside soup and cookies. All events are donation based, so be sure to bring your check book or cash for the donation jars. The Sawtooth Ski Festival is our only fundraising event of the year. We depend on memberships, donations and Ski Festival proceeds to fund our efforts to provide quality groomed cross country ski trails at Park Creek and Alturas lake. Call Karen Keiski at 208-774-3487 if you wish to volunteer for any of the events or donate to the silent auction. See you at the Festival!


LINK: http://sawtoothskiclub.com/

TEL: 208-774-3487

CONTACT: David or Karen keiski@ruralnetwork.net


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