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Winter 2014

Gelande Quaffing Comes to Ketchum

04/22/14

Gelande Quaffing Comes to Ketchum

Jackson Hole's annual beer-drinking event, Gelande Quaffing, has crept into Ketchum, Idaho!

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A Survival Guide to the Supervolcano

04/21/14

A Survival Guide to the Supervolcano

It has recently come to our attention that the central region of Idaho, along with parts of Yellowstone National Park, have been experiencing a sequence of earthquakes of and around a 5.0 magnitude. What does this mean? The word on everyone’s lips comes down to one thing: death by supervolcano.

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A Day in the Life of Local Pete Prekeges

04/08/14

A Day in the Life of Local Pete Prekeges

Local Pete Prekeges, the owner of Grumpy's in Ketchum and the Silver Dollar Saloon in Bellevue (you'd recognize him by his loud Greek voice), paints his perfect winter day in the Wood River Valley.

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That's a Wrap!

03/25/14

That's a Wrap!

The third annual Sun Valley Film Festival was another huge success for the film buffs of Sun Valley!

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Pauli Ochi Jewelry

03/24/14

Pauli Ochi Jewelry

When local Pauli Ochi isn't working as the gallery director at the Ochi Gallery in Ketchum (owned by her father, Denis Ochi), she is making jewelry--an artist in her own way. Read the interview with this young creator.

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A Spike in Need Leads to Big Changes

03/24/14

A Spike in Need Leads to Big Changes

The Hunger Coalition expands services to reach more people.

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The Dent Conference Returns to Sun Valley

03/19/14

The Dent Conference Returns to Sun Valley

The 2014 Dent Conference is returning to Sun Valley, March 22-27! Executive Directors, CEOs, Entrepreneurs, Scientists, and Politicians will give two days of incredible, mind-bending talks. Read about the special Blaine County resident discount!

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Family of Woman Film Festival

03/11/14

Family of Woman Film Festival

The 7th annual Family of Woman Film Festival was March 4-10 in Sun Valley, Idaho--focusing in the issue of "women and education."

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Sun Valley Film Fesitval Event Schedule

03/10/14

Sun Valley Film Fesitval Event Schedule

Here's a breakdown of the 2014 Sun Valley Film Festival (SVFF) events! Be sure not to miss a thing!

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Sun Valley Magazine Celebrates 40 Years!

02/26/14

Sun Valley Magazine Celebrates 40 Years!

In 2014, Sun Valley Magazine celebrated its 40th Anniversary, so we threw a BIG winter launch party at Whiskey Jacques! Thanks to all who came!

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The English Beat Rock Whiskeys

02/24/14

The English Beat Rock Whiskeys

Ketchum donned their Vans shoes and pegged Levi's and came out in droves to hear The English Beat perform to a sold out crowd at Whiskeys last week.

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Hip Thrust for Hunger

02/20/14

Hip Thrust for Hunger

The Hunger Coalition is hip thrusting for hunger this Saturday, February 22nd! Join the gyms throughout the community to help prevent "the Hunger Season."

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My Skis Have Horsepower

02/10/14

My Skis Have Horsepower

Skijoring is becoming a more and more popular sport among (crazy) locals, like our Alec Barfield!

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Sun Valley Heli Ski

01/28/14

Sun Valley Heli Ski

Heli skiing is one of those once-in-a-lifetime adventures, and Sun Valley is where it all started. Read about the first heli skiing operation in the United States, Sun Valley Heli Ski, and the fresh powder that they've been sniffing out for almost 50 years.

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Sun Valley Nordic Festival 2014

01/27/14

Sun Valley Nordic Festival 2014

Nordic Town, USA is once again putting on races, demonstrations, parties, reggae music and more at the 2014 Sun Valley Nordic Festival! Here is a breakdown of all the events, so you're sure not to miss a single one.

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Farrington Clinches a Spot on the Olympic Snowboard Team

01/21/14

Farrington Clinches a Spot on the Olympic Snowboard Team

Our Wood River Valley local, Kaitlyn Farrington, has won the Mammoth Lakes qualifiers and claimed a spot on the 2014 US Olympic Snowboard Team!

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Empty Bowls

01/15/14

Empty Bowls

On Sunday, January 19, The Hunger Coalition will host the 4th Annual Empty Bowls event, where you can have a great meal and help fight hunger in our community!

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Making Peace with Failure

01/13/14

Making Peace with Failure

Dr. Paul Dunion explains our strong attachment to success and how failing can actually be a good thing for us.

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American Travel Narratives

12/31/13

American Travel Narratives

The Sun Valley Center for the Arts turns their attention to tourism and the American Landscape in their new exhibition, "Wish You Were Here."

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The Last Supper

12/17/13

The Last Supper

Local Sun Valley chef Judith McQueen was the winner of the chef showdown competition at the 2013 Jackson Hole Culinary Conference! Read about her experience and meeting the late Charlie Trotter, who died only a few days after speaking at the event.

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Budding Young Artists of Sun Valley

12/09/13

Budding Young Artists of Sun Valley

Sun Valley has long been an artistic mecca in the mountains, and more artists are popping up every day. Read about our local talent and how galleries like Gilman Contemporary, Gail Severn Gallery and OCHI GALLERY are getting involved.

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Opening Day on Bald Mountain

12/03/13

Opening Day on Bald Mountain

Most locals in Sun Valley circle and star Thanksgiving on their calendar, counting down the days starting in mid-summer. But not for the reason you'd think. This is Opening Day on Bald Mountain for the winter season, and it's a day not to be missed.

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Lingerie and Martinis Mix with Charity

11/25/13

Lingerie and Martinis Mix with Charity

Last Wednesday, the Cornerstone bar was converted into a catwalk for charity--lingerie and martinis made for a night of fun to benefit The Hunger Coalition.

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Pre-Season Skiing on Baldy

11/20/13

Pre-Season Skiing on Baldy

Summer is a long wait for ski fiends, so now that there's a dusting of snow, all the locals are crawling their way up Baldy for the first turns of the season. Here's what you need to know about pre-season skiing in Sun Valley.

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Sawtooth Brewery Celebrates Good Beer, Good Times

11/19/13

Sawtooth Brewery Celebrates Good Beer, Good Times

Sawtooth Brewery celebrates its second anniversary with flagship seasonal brews, firkins, beer games and Hammerschlagen.

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Thanksgiving Baskets

11/11/13

Thanksgiving Baskets

The Hunger Coalition is handing out Thanksgiving Baskets for those in need of a turkey dinner this month!

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SheJumps into Fly Fishing

11/05/13

SheJumps into Fly Fishing

Sun Valley pro skier, Lynsey Dyer, created a nonprofit that has finally come home. With the help of Julie Youngblood, SheJumps organized a lady's fly fishing weekend in Mackay, Idaho for 22 women.

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