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All Hands on Deck!

Everything in life remains the same By Julie Cantlon This is no ordinary house of cards. Rather, the 55-year-old ladies’ Eagle Pinochle Club has become an institution. The club was founded in 1962 when their volunteer fireman husbands were spending ...

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Katie Ware Tennis

Story by Brad Carlson | Photos by Jean Wolford   Tennis got into Katie Ware’s blood almost as fast as a passing shot down the line. Before she became Eagle High School’s tennis coach and the owner-operator of a business ...

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INsideOUT Salon

Story by Brad Carlson | Photos by Jim Peterson Growing revenue and a broadening clientele aren’t all that Dawn Maglish, founder of the nonprofit INsideOUT Salon, appreciates as the salon approaches its six-year anniversary in November. Its ability to raise ...

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Responsible Pet Owners Don’t Litter

Story by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson “My passion is saving animals from neglect and suffering,” shared Diane Ayres, executive director and president of the board for Spay Neuter Idaho Pets, Inc. ( d.b.a. SNIP) in Boise. She founded the nonprofit in 2008 with ...

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Local Choir Eagle Song Soaring at Carnegie Hall

Story by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson Nampa-based community choir Eagle Song will soon be soaring at Carnegie Hall in New York City on Sunday, November 19, 2017, thanks to an invitation from conductor and composer Mark Hayes, who asked them to ...

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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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