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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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Local Libations

Beat the heat with these summer drinks Story and Photography by Pete Grady With temperatures rising all of us start climbing out of our dens to thaw out and get a good stretch. It’s time to call up a couple friends ...

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The Emerging Arts Scene in Eagle

Sculpting a Plan for a Summer of Arts Immersion Story and Photography by Pete Grady Over the last twenty years the valley has seen a steady expansion west from Boise.  Back then Eagle was barely a stop sign along Hwy ...

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Rod Blackstead

Idaho native home builder for almost 30 years. By Emily Fonnesbeck Photography by Jeremy Erickson When you’re looking to build a house, you probably look at many different options. Rod Blackstead, the president of Blackstead Building Co. Inc. isn’t interested ...

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Summer In Eagle

By Mayor Jim Reynolds As a kid, summer was always a special time for me. School was finally out and we looked forward to a precious few months of freedom. For me, that meant going to my Dad’s place at ...

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The Ultimate Passport

A creative plan of endless activities for kids to enjoy this summer. By Amy Larson Photography by John Webster When two like-minded dads with novel ideas come together and start a business, good things come to the Treasure Valley. Eric ...

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Bricknowlogy—Lego Heaven

A retail store that’s also a sanctuary and school for builders. By Laura Wolstenholme Photography by Candace Sweet When my two Lego-maniacs were younger, they yearned for a Lego play-land closer to home than the official one in Carlsbad, California. ...

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Eagle Painter evokes moods, emotional connections

Story and Photography by Ken Levy Dreamy, moody and intimately personal, the tonalist paintings of Sherri Carter transcend merely capturing a place or a landscape. They become deeply emotional expressions of what she feels about what she’s seen. The Eagle ...

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Driving Ahead

Kids thriving on the Regional, National and World Motorsports Stage By Kent Smith Photography by Karen Smith If I were to ask you to name some local Idahoans who were top competitors in their sports, you might point out leaders ...

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Summer Approaches

By Kirk Walton We’ve finally broken out of our cold snap, and as temperatures rise summer is fast approaching! As I’ve read through your stories these past few months, I am reminded of just how diverse and spectacular place Eagle ...

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