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Clang, Clang, Clang Went the Trolley

By Pamela Kielbrink Thompson, Photo Courtesy of Eagle Museum Eagle may be the only inland city in the West that began on an island. Eagle Island provided protection against Indian raiding parties as well as easy irrigation of crops. The ...

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Walking into Autumn

By Liza Long, Photography by Liza Long “Nature’s first green is gold; her hardest hue to hold.”—Robert Frost Fall has always been my favorite season. It’s nature’s fabulous 50-something woman, as glorious as she will ever be, decked out in ...

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Spoiled

Eagle’s The Spoiled Dog By Amy Larson, Photography by Cy Gilbert Dog grooming business owner Melinda Carlson took a deep breath. Though she was typically far more comfortable around furry creatures than speaking publicly in front of a large crowd, ...

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Elemental Food

Volcanic Farms near Eagle Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, Photo by Lance Thompson Not far from Eagle, a family farm with bucolic fields and orchards on the banks of the Payette River near Emmett, Idaho, has an unusual centerpiece–an ancient volcano. The ...

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Super Slow Zone

A New Way to Exercise By Nicole Sharp, Photography by Pete Grady   There is a gym turning heads in Eagle where trainers stay by your side, cheering you through each exercise. The machines are medical grade, the success stories ...

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Come home to Tamarack

Local Ski Resort Provides Idaho with Global Amenities By Liza Long Photography courtesy of Tamarack  Tamarack is back. Idaho’s family-friendly four-season resort, nestled in the pristine Central Mountains less than two hours from Boise, has started an exciting new chapter that ...

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Christmas in the Village

A 19 year old Smoky Mountain tradition continues story by Nicole Sharp photography by John Webster Nineteen years ago, Smoky Mountain Pizzeria Grill opened its second location in Eagle, Idaho. A lot of people thought it was a strange decision—Eagle ...

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Progress: The New Perfect

For one family struggling with autism the right therapist made all the difference Story by Jason Baumgartner Photography by Pete Grady I used to view “progress” simply as a word that means we’re not there yet but we’re getting there; ...

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If I Only Had A Brain-A PCS Brain

High-tech learning space for young people. Story by Laura Wolstenholme Photos by Tia Crabtree A new high-tech learning Lab for young people has just opened in Eagle. PCS EdventuresLab has an eight-foot tall robot, a 3-D printer, a marvelous “PCS ...

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The Persistence of Nellie

Seven years ago, the Dry Creek Historical Society hosted a gathering for residents and former residents of Dry Creek Valley. This picturesque little valley lies below Stack Rock between Bogus Basin Road and Highway 55. Since the 1800’s, this valley ...

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