Tamarack is snake-bitten. A bench warrant remains for Jean-Pierre Boespflug, its former owner, who hasn't been spotted in Idaho since 2011. An Eagle businessman faces federal charges for allegedly bilking investors as part of a $40 million scheme to buy the Valley County resort. And oh, yeah, Bank of America ripped out one of the main lifts from the mountain as part of its foreclosure. But here's the good news: Tamarack homeowners are expecting the snow to be white this winter. But no one is holding their breath.