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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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The Perks of Life

Story by Ken Levy, Photos by Jim Peterson Hot coffee, fresh food, and social empathy are among Heather Andrade’s offerings at The Perks of Life coffee and baked goods shop in Eagle.  That empathy comes from her desire to help ...

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Modern Bohemian Dream Catcher Artist

Story by Brandi Roberts, Photos by Jim Peterson Have you ever wondered what would happen if you took a chance, a seemingly crazy chance, to put your stable job on hold and follow your passion? Stephanie Swendall, a 2002 Eagle High School ...

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Artist Byron Schexnayder Helps Preserve Local History

Story by Pamela Kleinbrink Thompson, Photos by Jim Peterson Eagle’s colorful history is now accessible in black and white. A series of large-scale sketches depicting iconic scenes from Eagle’s history is hanging in Eagle City Hall. A four part series of drawings by ...

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Build a Better Life

Story by Brittany Sailors, Photos Courtesy Ernest Lombard Have you ever found yourself pining for someone else’s lifestyle? It’s easy to become discontented when we are certain the grass is greener in our neighbor’s yard. Social media further distorts the ...

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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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Need a Lift?

Story by Brittany Sailors, Photos Courtesy of LIFT As a female entrepreneur living in the Treasure Valley, I take every opportunity to grow my connections within the community. When I heard about an event called LIFT (LIVE: Inspired. Fearless. Thriving.), ...

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The Flying Clock

Story by Kathy Jo Lynne, Photos by Ron Huckins As I turned into the driveway of LaThare Bodily’s home in Eagle, Idaho, I never dreamed I would leave nearly two hours later with a whole new appreciation of the smart ...

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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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A Taste of Italy

Story & Photos by Ken Levy The formula for success can be complicated, indeed. But one thing you can bank on is the simplicity of the fresh, bountiful recipes served at da Vinci’s Italian Restaurant in downtown Eagle. Dubbing itself ...

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