For the week of October 21, 2014

Feast for the senses. Mary Shelley's Frankenstein - a brilliant and highly acclaimed tale, directed by Jesús Quintero - comes to life in the perfect location, The Eureka Institute's Warehouse at the Granary, 513 Oak St. Presented by Sandpoint Onstage at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, and Saturday, Oct. 25 (with more shows next weekend), prepare for a highly-charged production complete with original musical score and accompaniment by bassist Eddie McDonnell. Tickets are $12, and $10 seniors at or at the door on the night of the show. And the unofficial start to the ski season in Sandpoint always begins with the latest ski film from Warren Miller. This year is no different as The Alpine Shop ramps up winter excitement with the 65th entitled No Turning Back coming to the Panida at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.) Saturday, Oct. 25. Advance tickets are $12 and available at The Alpine Shop; buy online tickets at A portion of the proceeds support the Independence Ski Team's program for youth in the community. And now, on to the news!

Sandpoint haps! Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, presented by Sandpoint Onstage, is a true Halloween treat! See all events happening 'round town this week, Oct. 21-27:

Entertainment Highlights:

• Nordic Tap Night Fundraiser – Deschutes Brewing at Idaho Pour Authority, Wednesday

• Less – Panida hosts ski film screening featuring Schweitzer Mountain Resort, Thursday

• Frankenstein – Sandpoint Onstage presentation at the Granary, Friday-Saturday

• Boo Bash Costume Ball – Dancing and fun at Sandpoint Community Hall, Saturday

• Warren Miller Ski Film: No Turning Back – Screening at the Panida Theater, Saturday

• BlueStreak Concert – Live bluegrass music at Bonners Ferry's Pearl Theater, Saturday

  View ALL entertainment events»

Civic Happenings

Medicare Info Fair Summit Insurance hosts event at Heartwood Center, Thursday

• Lakes Commission Public Hearing – Public comment at Panhandle State Bank, Thursday

  See ALL civic events this week»

Coming up: Frankenstein
, Oct. 30-31; Trick-or-Treat events, Oct. 31; Sir Mix A Lot, Oct. 31
; Sandpoint Film Festival, Nov. 1.

New in the classifieds: 55" Sony LCD TV, $275 ... 3 bedroom rental at Condo Del Sol, $1,200/mo.

Outdoor Almanac
The heavens: New Moon Thu; Venus ends its interminable low morning star apparition to reach superior conjunction Sat; also, most of North America can see a partial solar eclipse just before sunset Sat
• Rising and setting: Sunrise at 7:14 a.m., sets at 5:45 p.m. Daylight lost past 7 days: 23 minutes. Moon sets at 4:49 p.m.
• Air Quality Report: Good through Wed as light winds accompany a slow-moving cold front

• Lake Pend Oreille: Lake level 2,054.36 feet, down 2.16 feet past 7 days

• Weather forecast: Rain Wed-Sat with highs in the 50s, overnight lows in the 40s

Find links to details at Real-Time Outdoors.

New and neat online
Ski Town Throwdown. Schweitzer Mountain Resort knocked off Mount Baker in the Ski Town Throwdown. Next on the list is Mount Hood coming up Oct. 29. Check it out at

Good deals for a good cause: Final week! Sandpoint's community radio station KRFY is holding an online fundraiser through Sunday, Oct. 26, with 70-plus items up for bid - from lake cruises to Seahawks tickets. View and bid here»

Election coming up. Do you know how you're gonna vote in the Nov. 4 election? Check candidates' bios, websites and more at the Sandpoint Election Central page. Plus, hear podcasts from Radio KRFY's series of interviews with candidates: Interviewed today, Idaho Senate candidates Christian Fioravanti and Shawn Keough. Go to Election Central»

The Week's Top News, Oct. 15-21:
• Officials bolster ebola preparedness
  Local training held in event of threat
• Keough, Scott lead in contributions
  Nov. 4 general election draws near
• SHS Finance Fair finds new support
  Event continues despite loss of CWC
• Lyon's jersey number retired at game
  Air Force captain left huge legacy
• State land control dominates forum
  Dixon: Not a matter of if, but when

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