‘Miss Jane’ moves on to real estate You never know where life is going to lead you, but if you’re lucky, it will be to a place like Hailey. Jane Dynduik can certainly testify to this. “Miss Jane” (as she’s known to countless local kids who went to Hailey Elementary School) lived in a half-dozen…

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Holeinsky Winery brings art to wine Idaho is known for producing a lot of impressive things—potatoes, trout, and world-class skiers, to name a few. But producing great wine hasn’t traditionally made the list. The creative and impassioned crew at Holeinsky Vineyard and Winery, however, is changing that. “I love having people taste my art,” James…

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Wood River Radio   They create the soundtrack for life here in the Wood River Valley, and their voices are as familiar as an old friend’s.             The local radio stations of Wood River Media, KECH 95.3, KSKI 94.5 and STAR 107.5, have been part of daily life in the heart of Idaho for decades.…

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Nonprofits bring our community together Wow, what a ride! No one could have predicted what was coming in 2020, and as you know, our valley was struck hard in the early stages. Because of our dedication to work together, we have come forward stronger than ever. The definition of resilience “is the capacity to recover…

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Blaine County’s Emergency Manger Chris Corwin  Most of the time, Chris Corwin’s job is kind of boring. As the Disaster Services Coordinator for Blaine County, Chris spends a lot of time planning for things that he hopes never happen. “That’s my job. I kind of sit back in the shadows trying to get prepared,” Chris…

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Crafting a new style for parties and events We’ve all been to a work party or special event that was, well, more like a root canal than a party. There was no real laughter, no connecting, no great memories were being made. Maybe there was a parting gift, but it probably wasn’t something you wanted…

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“When we are healthy and strong ourselves, we are better able to take care of the people in our lives who are important to us. We are also better members of our community. That’s why self-care and self-worth are so important,” Alysha Oclassen said. Alysha founded the Pure Body Bliss Studios in Hailey13 years ago…

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   There are few things in life that are both as exciting and as scary as buying your first home. Those conflicting feelings don’t actually fade much even when you buy your second one, or a vacation home or even an investment property.             That’s why it’s important to have a trustworthy and knowledgeable team…

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When you talk to LeAnn Gelskey about reading she tends to use the word “joy” a lot. Our local librarian knows all about the happiness and health benefits of reading. That’s why she and her welcoming team at the Hailey Public Library work hard to make sure they can find everyone a good book. “We…

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      The high desert of Hailey, Idaho, doesn’t look much like the lush jungles and bustling cities of Vietnam, but for Vinh Tran and My Mai, this place feels like home.             My moved to Hailey over a decade ago following in the footsteps of family while her husband, Vinh, joined her a year ago.…

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