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Mother's Day Ideas

05/10/12

Mother's Day Ideas

10 Ways to Spoil Mom this Mother's Day in Sun Valley

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Baldy's Last Hurrah

04/24/12

Baldy's Last Hurrah

Baldy's last day of the 2011-2012 ski season brought out costumes, craziness, snow blades, a parrot, a moss man, Old Death Whisper and so much more.

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2012 Janss ProAm Classic

04/11/12

2012 Janss ProAm Classic

I arrive at the bottom of the mountain in a hot pink one piece, ski boots and leather chaps … only to find that I am a tad underdressed. It is the 15th Annual Janss Pro-Am Classic on Baldy and the costumes and props are over the top. The first person I see is Langely McNeal  dressed as a Twister™ board game and moving in a sea of red, yellow, green and blue dots. Langely is standing next to her teammate, who is decked out in striped thigh-highs beneath a colorful minidress (bare-legged on a ski hill, as far as I can tell) and a blue wig with a lollipop hat, in what I can only imagine as the Candyland™ game. Their team theme is “Vintage Games”—to match the “Vintage” theme for this years 2012 Stifel Nicolaus Weisel Janss Pro-Am....

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Ladies Night at The Bead Shop

04/04/12

Ladies Night at The Bead Shop

A different kind of Ladies Night at Hailey's The Bead Shop.

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Gelande Quaffing at Sun Valley's SolFest 2012

03/27/12

Gelande Quaffing at Sun Valley's SolFest 2012

Our very own Alec Barfield experienced the highlight of this weekend's SolFest2012 and won the entire Gelande Quaffing Tournament.

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The Community Library's Moveable Feast: Eat, Drink, Fundraise.

03/20/12

The Community Library's Moveable Feast: Eat, Drink, Fundraise.

Last weekend, the Community Library hosted their annual fundraiser "Our Moveable Feast." This year's theme was great books-turned-epic movies.

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Rebecca Rusch Rides on Washington

03/19/12

Rebecca Rusch Rides on Washington

Rebecca Rusch is currently taking part in the second annual Ride On Washington, riding the 500 miles from Boston to Washington D.C. to take part in the National Bike Summit.

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Expedition Inspiration’s Breast Cancer Research Annual Symposium

03/16/12

Expedition Inspiration’s Breast Cancer Research Annual Symposium

Last week Expedition Inspiration hosted their 16th annual Laura Evans Breast Cancer Research Symposium in Sun Valley.

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The Family of Woman Film Festival

03/14/12

The Family of Woman Film Festival

The fifth annual Family of Woman Film Festival played in Sun Valley last weekend.

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Rotarun's Snow Box Derby

03/06/12

Rotarun's Snow Box Derby

Where can you find a shark, race car, sphinx, grandma’s slipper and a batmobile all in one snowy place? Rotarun's Snow Box Derby, of course!

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LOVE YOU FOREVER

02/28/12

LOVE YOU FOREVER

This is Erin Rachel Hudak's second LOVE YOU FOREVER installation, the first under the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City. And now from the Brooklyn Bridge to the mountains of Idaho, Hudak spreads her love everywhere, forever. We talked to her a little bit about this love, public art and how it all came together.

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Expedition Inspiration’s Snowshoe Dinner

02/15/12

Expedition Inspiration’s Snowshoe Dinner

Saturday night, Expedition Inspiration hosted their 7th Annual Twilight Snowshoe and Dinner.

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Sun Valley Heli-Skiing with Epic Quest

02/13/12

Sun Valley Heli-Skiing with Epic Quest

Here in the Wood River Valley, we’re fortunate to have access to some epic heli-skiing right in our backyard. No extensive travels days to remote destinations are needed to make your wildest heli-skiing dreams come true.

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Downtown Jam and Sprints

02/09/12

Downtown Jam and Sprints

Part of what makes this community, is the fun, one-of-a-kind events like the Sun Valley Nordic Festival Downtown Jam and Springs.

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The 37th Annual Boulder Mountain Tour

02/07/12

The 37th Annual Boulder Mountain Tour

This year's Boulder Mountain Tour and its almost 900 racers, lived up to Nordictown USA's standards.

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Langely McNeal and her Dad, Whiz

01/31/12

Langely McNeal and her Dad, Whiz

In honor of our X Games Champion, check out Katie Matteson's interview from our Winter 2012 Issue (conducted in 2011) with Langely McNeal and her biggest hero, her dad.

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James Balog and the Extreme Ice SurveyTime-Lapse Photography of a Changing Environment

01/25/12

James Balog and the Extreme Ice SurveyTime-Lapse Photography of a Changing Environment

Wilderness Photographer James Balog spoke last Thursday about his latest time-lapse photography project, the Extreme Ice Survey.

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New Perspectives on Environmental Photography: Matthew Deren and the Forgotten Wilderness of Central Idaho

01/24/12

New Perspectives on Environmental Photography: Matthew Deren and the Forgotten Wilderness of Central Idaho

Nature photography has evolved throughout the years and now remote photography is at the forefront. Photographer Matthew Deren spoke last week at the Community Library about his adventure in the wilderness of Central Idaho.

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The Cheat Sheet: January 19th-25th

01/19/12

The Cheat Sheet: January 19th-25th

Snow has finally arrived in Sun Valley. Some are calling it a snowpacolypse, some are calling it a snownami and others are even saying it will be a snowmageddon. Whatever it is, we're just happen to see some white stuff falling from the skies! We are gearing up and saying "LET IT NUKE!" (If you are out there shredding the gnar too, don't forget to capture your favorite moment and enter our LET IT NUKE video contest to win $100 Sturtos gift card!

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A Free Day on Blaine County’s Nordic Trails: The Joys of an Afternoon at Galena Lodge

01/17/12

A Free Day on Blaine County’s Nordic Trails: The Joys of an Afternoon at Galena Lodge

Last weekend, the BCRD offered a free day of skiing on their Nordic trail system and Galena Lodge offered free clinics. Our Alec Barfield, and Nordic newbie, took advantage.

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Company Ski Day

01/13/12

Company Ski Day

This week the Sun Valley Mag hit the jackpot... company ski day!

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The Cheat Sheet: January 12th- 18th

01/12/12

The Cheat Sheet: January 12th- 18th

Who said you needed to have feet of snow and endless powder days to have fun around here? Its the middle of January and there is plenty to do in the Wood River Valley. From Rail James and Banked Slaloms to benefits, music and Second City comedy shows, its hard not to be grateful for this awesome place we live in... even if we do really wish there was a little more of that white stuff falling to the ground.

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The Cheat Sheet: January 6th- January 12th

01/06/12

The Cheat Sheet: January 6th- January 12th

Whether you are looking to keep up with your New Year's Resolutions or looking to enjoy the outdoors, from the great grooming on Baldy to some free Nordic Skiing this weekend, you're bound to enjoy some snow somewhere! And if you are already jonesing for bike-riding season, how about a Cyclocross race this weekend to get your fix? Then check out some epic wilderness photos and a backcountry film festival. Who said January is a slow time in the Wood River Valley?!

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LiKi FAIRE Launches with a Fashion Show: Local sister duo starts a socially conscious new venture

01/04/12

LiKi FAIRE Launches with a Fashion Show: Local sister duo starts a socially conscious new venture

Ketchum natives and sister duo, Lili and Kira Tenney recently launched their socially, environmentally and culturally conscious project, LiKi FAIRE, in which the two work to bring their travels, professions, the world and chosen non-profits together. Their mission is to promote cultures they have visited around the world “with a business model that creates economic livelihood, environmental sustainability, and improved health in communities around the world.” Last week they hosted their very first event, a fashion show at Ochi Gallery in downtown Ketchum to benefit environmental non-profit, Protect Our Winters (POW). Lili, who also runs Aspen Fashion Week, recruited local models/athletes to showcase ski, snowboard and winter gear from local retailers like lululemon,...

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The Cheat Sheet: New Year's Eve Edition

12/29/11

The Cheat Sheet: New Year's Eve Edition

This time of year in the Valley is the best, there is no better place to celebrate New Years than the Wood River Valley. And since 2011 somehow flew by us all, it is definitely time to party as 2012 is upon us!

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First Ascent and the Sun Valley Connection

12/27/11

First Ascent and the Sun Valley Connection

Hopefully Santa brought you some great First Ascent gear this Holiday season. If he didn't, we know where you can get some. In the meantime, read on to find out about the First Ascent-Sun Valley connection.

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The Cheat Sheet: Christmas Edition!

12/22/11

The Cheat Sheet: Christmas Edition!

The Holidays are a special time. We spend time with our family, our friends, and as a community. And what better place to spend this time with our loved ones than in the Wood River Valley? From the epic lights and decorations of downtown Ketchum (have you seen the Wiseguy Pizza truck?), to the traditional torchlight parade and carolers or fun new events, there is so much to do! Grab some eggnog and hot cider and use our guide of Editor’s Picks of the best things to do around the Valley, the Christmas Edition! And happy holidays from the Sun Valley Magazine staff!

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