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Just when you thought your Idaho vacation could not get any better, it does. October in Sun Valley ushers in a mild chill in the air as the vibrant colors of fall make themselves heard. Yes, you might get a snowflake...

Paragliding over Sun Valley

Recently, I turned 55. It’s not exactly a milestone birthday, but it does qualify me for the senior discount at Albertson’s in Hailey (the first Thursday of every month). Still, any birthday can be unique if it involves running off the mountain and into the...

This winter has turned out to be one of the longest and snowiest yet. And as the snow starts to melt, and the temps start to get just a little bit warmer, the starting signs of spring are becoming welcome sights to the eyes of...

One of my earliest memories was that of attending a Sun Valley Suns Hockey Game. Bundled up in my snow pants and massive ski coat, sipping hot chocolate covered in a mountain of whip cream, watching the players skate by at speeds that do not...

The Idaho wilderness becomes just a little more beautiful in the fall, if that were possible. While we adore winter and summer in Sun Valley, here are just a few of the reasons that fall is our best kept secret.

Although I am a resident of the valley, I have never been a huge mountain biker/hiker/skier or really anything along those lines. But I do love living here. So, I had to find something to that would let me be a part of some kind...

This past weekend, I had the ultimate pleasure of spending a day in one of the most serene, transcendent, and delectable places on this earth: Redfish Lake. Now I am no huge outdoors person, never have been, probably never will be. So the fact that...

By Jack Keating

You won’t find a hipper yet more welcoming coffee shop than Java nearly anywhere. What makes it this is that it was built upon the concept of being somewhere where the owner would like to hang out, and really where everyone wants to...

By Jack Keating

In 1879, Galena was originally founded as a mining town, looking for (you guessed it) the metal Galena. It became one of the largest establishments around, boasting 800 residents and a number of buildings that made it more than just simply a mining...