12 places to beat the summer heat
Laurie Sammis
Reservoirs have been an essential part of human existence for thousands of years, with the oldest known dam—the Jawa Dam [...]
Rick Bean won't be fenced in
Jennifer Liebrum
Rick Bean wasn’t born with $45,000 saddles under him, but he has made them. The Meridian, Idaho resident doesn’t hold [...]
Top 5 takeaways from the Inflation Reduction Act
Ben Stern, Curation Manager at The Cool Down
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) was signed into law by President Joe Biden on August 16 after passing both the [...]
Portrait of a renaissance man and his joie de vivre
Jake Moe
The very first experience that Andrew Dunning remembers of Sun Valley turned out to be a pivotal moment in his [...]
A foodie's guide to Sun Valley's culinary scene
Hayden Seder
Visitors come to Sun Valley for its outdoor splendor: mountain vistas, town accessible trails, lakes, and rivers—it can’t be beat. [...]
The stone-cold facts on gemstone therapy
Julie Bell
Throughout time, people have believed in the healing properties of gemstones. Ancient Egyptians adorned themselves in amethysts and jasper. Ancient [...]
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. [...]
Portrait of a renaissance man and his joie de vivre
Jake Moe
The very first experience that Andrew Dunning remembers of Sun Valley turned out to be a pivotal moment in his [...]
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. [...]