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Doing the Right Things

March 25, 2020

It takes a community to beat a pandemic It’s up to you. It’s up to me. It’s up to that pain-in-the-butt neighbor we’re usually trying to avoid anyways. In case you have been living under a rock, the Coronavirus is working us over like chicken cutlets here in the Wood…

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Open Businesses & Non-Profits

March 20, 2020

Due to the fluid issues with the COPID-19 virus and Governor Brad Little’s order for Blaine County to *Shelter in Place, the list of businesses and non-profits that are still providing goods and services is subject to change at any moment. Most of these providers are only allowing Pick up…

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Offering More than Food

March 18, 2020

Hunger Coalition feeds hope In trying times like these it’s nice to know that there is somebody out there who cares. It’s easy to let worry be your friend when a quarantine is in effect and money for even basic needs can be tough to come by. That’s why we’re…

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COVID-19 Update: Order to Self Isolate for Blaine County

March 13, 2020

An Order to Self Isolate for Blaine County was passed by Governor Brad Little on March 20, 2020. It is in effect until at least April 13, 2020. The full order and memo from the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare are here: Blaine County Self Isolation Order 3-20-20 Blaine…

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If It is to Be, It’s Up to Me

March 12, 2020

Dreamer inspires local students “I am unlimited!” the students roared in unison. “If it is to be it’s up to me!” The students consisted of well over 400 freshmen and juniors from Wood River High School. They filled up almost every seat at the Community Campus in Hailey last Wednesday…

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Schools Cannot Do it Alone

March 4, 2020

Education advisor speaks to the community “Everyone benefits when communities support their local schools,” Jamie Vollmer said. A noted author and popular public speaker, Vollmer was in the Wood River Valley recently to share his theory about education. “Something needs change, “ Vollmer said during a phone interview last week.…

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Gravity & Grace

February 27, 2020

World-renown yoga instructor Peter Sterios shares Gravity & Grace “Gravity is the force, or energy, that we deal with every day. We just don’t pay attention to it because it’s invisible. Grace attracts things to you and opens the window into intuition.” This how author and world-renown yoga instructor Peter…

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It’s All About the Kids

February 20, 2020

Kiwanis quietly helps community The local chapter of the Kiwanis Cub has a simple and inspiring mission: Improve the lives of kids in our community. They do so in variety of ways and welcome your help. “It feels good to do good,” said Bob Weiderrick, Bob is the current president…

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February 20 – Business After Hours

February 19, 2020
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Winter’s Wildest Sport

February 13, 2020

Extreme Skijoring is back “40 seconds of shear terror!” That’s how Josh Glick jokingly refers to competing in an extreme skijoring race. Often called “winter’s wildest sport,” extreme skijoring is essentially a combination of ski racing, water skiing and lots of raw horsepower—and it all takes place on a snow-covered…

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