New Galena managers build on love affair with historic lodge
By Karen Bossick
Chelan Pauly thrills to the prospects of setting snowshoe trails around Galena Lodge after two or three feet of new [...]
The jewel of the Sawtooths
By Kate Hull
  When your backyard is a mountain playground, you may wonder where you might travel for an extra dose of [...]
The nitty, gritty history of rodeos in the Wood River Valley
By Karen Bossick
  As Sun Valley Resort’s first winter as America’s first destination ski resort drew to a close, Union Pacific Railroad [...]
How Sun Valley inspired their women’s ski brand, Cordova
By Hayden Seder
Ski nostalgia is something Sun Valley has in spades, and Jane and Cody Seim found themselves inspired by the history of ski culture here to found their luxury ski brand, Cordova, in 2014. [...]
The “Foot Guru” gives the Valley happy feet
By Jake Moe
Meet Brent Hansen, founder of Ski Tek, a jubilant fellow that has had a lifetime of athletic excellence. Name any sport, and it is likely that Hansen has not only experimented with it but also excelled. But his passion these days is being the Foot Guru for athletes throughout the Wood River Valley and beyond. [...]
How heartbreak and loss led to hope and understanding
By Pamela Kleibrink Thompson
Local resident Alan Pesky’s recent book, "More to Life than More: A Memoir of Misunderstanding, Loss, and Learning," examines the layers of his relationship with his late son, Lee, who's legacy inspired the formation of the Lee Pesky Learning Center. [...]
How a sleepy ranching town became one of the world’s most famous ski resorts
In a word … marketing. Sun Valley Resort was the brainchild of Union Pacific Railroad Chairman, Averell Harriman, who thought [...]
The dynamic duo who took Sun Valley Ski School to world-class fame
By Karen Bossick
Sigi Engl and Sepp Froehlich are the Austrians whose names have become synonymous with the Sun Valley Ski School, having ruled that institution for more than two decades starting in 1952. [...]
Sun Valley’s ski elite master the world’s big mountains
By Ben Bradley
Over the course of two decades of big mountain skiing, Sun Valley locals like Kent Kreitler, Lynsey Dyer, Karl Fostvedt and McKenna Peterson continue to find themselves at the top of the skiing world, skiing the impossible and going bigger and better than ever before. [...]
Ghosts stories of the Wood River Valley
By Bryant Dunn
The early history of the Wood River Valley is colorful and well-documented, but what became of those early settlers? Legend has it the ghosts of men and women who lived and died in the local boom towns continue to haunt local watering holes and ghost towns to this very day. [...]