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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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So Much More than Lunch

February 6, 2020

The Senior Connection serves the community It’s easy to overlook The Senior Connection, but that doesn’t mean that we should. Most of us barely notice their building on 3rd Avenue in Hailey, but the impact the non-profit is having across our community is expansive, important and well worth our attention…

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Going Nordic

January 30, 2020

Sun Valley Nordic Fest turns 10 There once was a time when Nordic, or cross-country, skiing wasn’t very highly thought of—or thought of all, for that matter—in most parts of America. Sure, some heavily-layered folks near the Great Lakes were big fans, but much of that was due to their…

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Fighting for the Fish

January 23, 2020

Local TU Chapter makes positive impacts There aren’t many places that can match the Wood River Valley for fishing, especially if you like to do so with a fly rod. We are lucky to be nestled in the heart of some of the best trout fishing on God’s green and…

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