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Finding Solitude

by Brandi Roberts Idaho is a paradise for the adventurous, and the Middle Fork of the Salmon River is Willi Cannell’s playground. Cannell, owner of Solitude River Trips, provides full service, all-inclusive fly fishing and rafting trips exclusively on the ...

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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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Treat Yourself and Become Simply Lean

by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson I grew up not worrying much about dieting or thinking about weight loss,” shares Endi Fillmore, Medical Assistant at Renu Medispa. “I have always been very active, enjoyed good health and competed in sports so I stayed ...

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A Banner Year for #MyMeridian

by Tammy deWeerd January is the start of a new year, when we set new goals and resolutions. As we usher in this new year, I’m focused on preparing my State of the City address. We are a thriving community ...

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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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Wild West Eatery Claims ‘Eagle’s Best Burger’

by Ken Levy You have to go wild to get the best burgers in Eagle. Wild West, that is. Naomi Preston, who runs Wild West Eatery and Cantina in old downtown Eagle, credits fresh local beef and innovative creations as ...

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The Right to Read and Write

by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson There are many people in our community who can’t read this sentence. But they are finding help from the Learning Lab, Inc. “Learning Lab began in 1991 as an adult literacy project of the Junior League ...

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An Athlete with a Different Focus

by Pierce Koehn The College of Idaho, a private liberal arts school in Caldwell, recently reinstated its football program after a 37-year hiatus. And the Coyotes’ first recruit, Marcus Lenhardt, is a perfect example of what it means to be ...

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Stafford Smith

Young Racer Nets Individual, Team Accomplishments by Brad Carlson, photos by Ronley Huckins  For race driver Stafford Smith, the call came about a month shy of his 18th birthday. It was time to strap into a car with more than ...

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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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