An iconic Idaho prairie offers beauty, wildlife and history
Leland Howard
“Well, that should make for some good photographs.” I smiled and heartily agreed with another visitor as we gazed on [...]
"The greatest Idaho film that ever was"
Lori Currie
The short film “Meridian” screened at the Sun Valley Film Festival in March and struck a chord with audiences, with [...]
The "new normal?"
Brent Lawson
Despite a relatively wet April and May in Idaho, the National Drought Mitigation Center suggests drought conditions heading into the [...]
New Galena managers build on love affair with historic lodge
Karen Bossick
Chelan Pauly thrills to the prospects of setting snowshoe trails around Galena Lodge after two or three feet of new [...]
The evolution of the appetizer
Lori Currie
The dishes we serve prior to the main course are designed to whet the appetite and set the tone for the meal. They occupy the mind and belly while guests wait for the main event that will satisfy their hunger to the fullest. So, when and where did this practice originate? [...]
Hydration tips to keep winter dryness at bay
Lori Currie
Living in a subarctic, high-altitude environment like Sun Valley—at 5,945 feet above sea level—means the lower humidity dries out your skin. Combine that with extreme temperature swings in short periods of time and less oxygen in the atmosphere, and you’ve got a recipe for skin damage. Read on for some expert tips on how to combat winter dryness. [...]
Historic North Fork Store finds new purpose and location
Kate Hull
It's been a general store, a gas station, and a trailer park—and even made its way to the silver screen alongside Marilyn Monroe in the 1956 film, “Bus Stop.” Now, the North Fork Store is in yet another chapter as a stunning single-family home. [...]
First Shift program removes barriers to trying the sport
Karen Bossick
Their hockey jerseys stretch nearly to the ice. And some resemble penguins as they waddle on their skates. But there could be future Wayne Gretzkys or Hillary Knights in the bunch. And they’ll never know until they try. [...]
New Galena managers build on love affair with historic lodge
Karen Bossick
Chelan Pauly thrills to the prospects of setting snowshoe trails around Galena Lodge after two or three feet of new [...]
Women Chefs Add Sweetness and Sizzle
Kate Hull
Women Chefs Add Sweetness and Sizzle [...]
Salmon River steelhead, lesser known than salmon, face equally difficult challenges
Brent Lawson
While the plight of wild salmon is often the subject of great debate and policy fights, the challenges Salmon River steelhead face are less well known, though equally formidable. [...]
Sun Valley nuptials and a memorable day of love and family
Kate Hull
Emily and Douglas Manchester said “I do” on a picture-perfect summer day at Trail Creek Cabin, an intimate affair shared with their family and closest friends. [...]