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A New Player in Town

by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, photos by Jim Peterson If you play tennis or aspire to, you’ll have reason to celebrate the opening of the Eagle Tennis Club. This 90,000 square foot, state of the art, upscale tennis facility is located ...

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An Infusion of Great Taste

by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, photos by Jim Peterson Before opening their charming tasting room that carries specialty olive oil and balsamic vinegar,  Hope Manna and Kellie Allred worked in the entertainment industry in California. Hope owned a post-production company on ...

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Teaching Today’s Students for Tomorrow’s Jobs

by Liza Long “If we teach today’s students as we taught yesterday’s, we rob them of tomorrow.” –John Dewey, 20th century American philosopher and educational reformer In this divisive political season, there’s one thing nearly everyone can agree on: Our nation’s schools are ...

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It’s the Little Things that Matter

by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, photos by Jim Peterson “Camille Beckman is a lifestyle company,” shares Roshan Roghani-Ishaq, vice president of Camille Beckman in Eagle. “We create beautiful products for women and now beautiful experiences with the long-waited addition of the ...

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Dancing Your Way to Fit

by Lonni Leavitt-Barker, photos by Jim Peterson Who would ever expect a dance class in Eagle, Idaho to attract students from as far away as Tokyo and Poland or Indonesia and Jerusalem? The Shine Dance Fitness classes are doing just ...

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The Activity Group Grows, Quietly

by Brad Carlson, photos by Jim Peterson When the trauma-geared medical solutions you supply end up in the hands of military and civilian first responders working with no time to spare in challenging settings, your company’s growth can seem of ...

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Parks and Rec Month

by Christina Coats, photos by Jim Peterson Beginning in 1985, America started recognizing July as the nation’s official Park and Recreation month. With fun themes each year, Parks and Rec is excited to help families everywhere enjoy the outdoors. This ...

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Family Day Trip

by Pamela Kreibrink Thompson, photos by Lance Thompson Cascade—the name evokes cool water plunging over smoothly polished rock. Seventy-six miles (1½ hours) north of Boise, Cascade is an easy day trip for a family interested in exploring mountain trails, boating ...

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Quilting on the Grid

by Sara Mitton Cox, photos by Jim Peterson Several years ago, Mary Grover imagined a product that would make the art of quilting easier, cheaper, and accessible to so many women who longed to do it. And unlike most people ...

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Idaho2Fly Catches On

by Brad Carlson, photos by Jim Peterson When cancer survivor Timm  Brown arrived at his first Idaho2Fly retreat near Mackay a year ago, he was a guest who would pick up a fly rod and reel for the first time. ...

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