Placemaking expert makes some suggestions for Hailey One of the keynote speakers for last week’s annual Idaho Conference on Recreation and Tourism (ICORT) was a fella named Roger Brooks. Roger is a well-respected expert on tourism and creating thriving downtowns.  He has helped communities all over the globe become better places to work, live and…

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There’s an old saying around here that winter starts the day after Halloween. Unfortunately, it appears that Mother Nature forgot the schedule this year and painted our orange and yellow world white last weekend. That’s why T he Chamber would like to help make sure everyone knows the schedule for all the fun festivities leading…

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Lago Azul blends Mexican and Salvadoran cuisines It takes more than just fresh ingredients to make great food. It’s takes effort, experience and, most importantly, passion to make a great meal. When you ask Sandra Castillo about what makes the food at Lago Azul so popular, the first thing she mentions is the most important…

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Trailing of the Sheep keeps the past alive There once was a time when the Wood River Valley was the sheep herding capital of the country. More than a century later, the seasonal passage of sheep from their summer to winter pastures is still part of the fabric of our community. This weekend will mark…

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          There’s an old saying that the road to heaven is paved with paw prints.             It’s the type of philosophy that the team at the Gnaw Bone Dog Spa on Main Street in Hailey buys into whole-heartedly.             “We are all dog lovers and owners here, just like a lot of people in this…

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