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Curious Mind: Was Salmon Falls Creek Reservoir bay named after Walt Snyder?

Q: Directly east of the old Harrell Place on Browns Bench, on the west side of the creek is Walt’s Bay on Salmon Falls Creek. I’m curious to know if there is knowledge of the Walt it is named after. There was a Walt Snyder that homesteaded above the Browns Bench Ranch, so I’m wondering if it might have been named for him.

Register for Kindergarten Readiness Program in Rupert

RUPERT — A free six-week summer program to help children get ready for kindergarten will take place from 9 to 11:30 a.m. July 2 to Aug. 8, with the exception of July 4. It will meet on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays in the Parish Hall behind St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church at the corner of Sixth and I streets in Rupert.

Arts and Humanities Scholarship recipients announced

KETCHUM — The Sun Valley Center for the Arts has announced the winners of its 2019 Arts and Humanities Scholarship program which provides monetary awards to local students and educators to help advance their education and experience in the arts. A private reception to honor this year’s scholarship winners was held April 9.

Recommendation made for new Hailey Elementary principal

HAILEY — Blaine County School District Superintendent GwenCarol Holmes has announced her selection for the Hailey Elementary School Principal. She will recommend that the board of trustees hire Toni Boush, who is currently the elementary principal at the American School of Brasilia, Brazil.

Blaine County School District named one the nation’s best for music education

HAILEY — The National Association of Music Merchants Foundation has recognized the Blaine County School District as a Best Community for Music Education. It is one of the 623 school districts in 41 states so honored, out of the nation’s more than 13,000 school districts.

Blaine County School District named one the nation’s best for music education

HAILEY — The National Association of Music Merchants Foundation has recognized the Blaine County School District as a Best Community for Music Education. It is one of the 623 school districts in 41 states so honored, out of the nation’s more than 13,000 school districts.