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Spring Brings Patio Dining

Story by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson BARDENAY Gaze on the Greenbelt or shimmering pond while you dine among flowering cascades of color on Bardenay’s spacious patio. The first restaurant in the United States to include an in-restaurant distillery in 2000, Bardenay’s ...

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Plein Air in Plain Sight

Story by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, Photos by Jim Peterson & Jean Wolford It’s almost summer and color is blooming everywhere. Mother Nature will inspire more than 50 artists who will paint, draw, and sketch the natural landscape at the 3rd Annual ...

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Channel Your Garden Fever

Story by Andrea Bruce-Niederer, Photos by Amanda Bruce-Niederer  After a long winter, the incredible beauty of spring has a way of stimulating our senses and propelling us into the garden.  However, with so many gardening possibilities in our sunny climate ...

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Delivering Love, Laughter, and Lasting Mementos

Story by Ashley Hand, Photos by Jim Peterson The first things you’re likely to notice about Andy Morris are her striking auburn hair and bright smile; she’s got colorful tattoos on her forearms, wears little to no makeup, and is ...

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H20 Idaho

Story by Kathy Jo Lynne, Photos by H20 How does a person build a business and enrich a community at the same time?  Ask Zach Mason, owner of H20 Idaho.  He says, “I took my passion for rafting and turned ...

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Parkour is Alive and Well in Boise

Story by Brandi Roberts, Photos by Jim Peterson The MYTH Parkour Gym is opening as the first dedicated Parkour training space in Idaho. Owners Nicholas Domeny and Justin Daniel are creating a community where people of all ages and abilities ...

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Business is Strong at Super Strong Fitness

Story by Brad Carlson, Photos by Jim Peterson Jeff Kempthorne is happy to tell you how his fitness studio’s slow-motion approach to strength training can benefit almost anyone – if you can catch him for a few minutes. In usually ...

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We are Pes-Wies! “Payroll. The Easy Way.”

Story by Brad Carlson, Photos by Jim Peterson As you step into the office, Star Wars movie characters of eye-popping proportions spectacularly greet you, daring you to believe that the payroll and tax administration business can be fun! The doorway ...

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Groundbreaking Treatment in the Treasure Valley

Story by Brittney Byrne, Photos by Jim Peterson According to Dr. Kent at Treasure Valley TMS, 15% – 16% of the population is battling depression. Traditional remedies such as medication and therapy are one course of treatment, but what if ...

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Meet Treasure Valley’s Own, Entrepreneur Ron Despain

Story by Dawn Mello, Photos by Jim Peterson Desiring a break from the corporate world, Ron Despain, an active member of the manufacturing engineering community for over 25 years, was seeking a new business opportunity.  “It was time for a ...

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