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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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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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Chamber Grows Golf Classic

Story by Brad Carlson, Photos Courtesy Pete Dover Eagle Chamber Classic Golf Tournament participation is expected to grow again this year thanks to an improving economy and organizers’ efforts in making subtle changes. The tournament raises funds for the Eagle ...

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Business Broker Laska Likes Eagle Office View

Story by Brad Carlson, Photos by Jim Peterson The business of selling businesses looks a bit different lately to veteran practitioner Bill Laska, who likes what he sees: some increased activity, and many clients happy to park in front of ...

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Fly Into History

by Brad Carlson Author Richard Holm, Jr. recalls the origins of the Floating Feather Airport and its owner’s peculiar aviation style in his book Bound for the Backcountry: A History of Idaho’s Remote Airstrips.   Willis M. “Bill” Woods, born ...

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Community-Funded Technology

by Joanna O’Donnell Eagle’s North Star Charter School received a boost of funding through their first annual fund campaign, successfully raising $77,525 for new technology in the classrooms. The North Star community of parents, staff and friends generously contributed to ...

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Where Traders Will Rise

A Local Couple is Taking Risks in Eagle by Kathy Jo Lynne, photos by Jim Peterson Ken and Trish Trader like to watch things grow. More than that, they like to embrace an idea, plant the seed, nourish it, cultivate ...

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Yule Love Our Country Christmas

Celebrate with Cookies, Cocoa and Yappy Hour By Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, Photos by City of Eagle Country Christmas is a wonderful way to kick off the holiday season with family, friends, and neighbors,” says Caitlin Straubinger, Recreation Coordinator, City of ...

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Oh, What a Fright

Stay Entertained on Halloween by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson If you want to do something other than trick-or-treat on Halloween, check out the festivities at Twin Oaks Farms, an operating farm located north of Beacon Light on Eagle Road, home of ...

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Fight Fire With Training

Nick Landry, Division Chief of Training and Education, Eagle Fire Department by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, photos by Lance Thompson I lived in Idaho for a short time as a child and had always planned to move back if given the ...

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