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Is Sun Valley going from snoots to roots?


Photo by Roger Phillips It’s interesting to see different perspectives about places you know, or think you know. Idahoans tend to view Sun Valley as a place for “those rich folks,” while Bogus Basin and Brundage are places for the

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Posted in Into the Outdoors

See what fat tire biking in the snow is like from a biker’s view

Idaho Statesman photographer Darin Oswald and I went to the Wood River Valley last week with Idaho Public Television producer Aaron Kunz and Videographer Pat Metzler in our first effort to forge a partnership between our two mediums. Out of

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Posted in Letters from the West

Spring Break powder alert: Up to 7 inches on the slopes


Photo by Roger Phillips Get your butts back to the slopes if you love powder. Brundage and Tamarack are both reporting 7 inches of fresh with more on the way. Bogus Basin got hit with 3 inches of new flakes,

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Posted in Into the Outdoors

Otter to get greasy with Christie, Murdoch, Zuckerberg & other luminiaries in Sun Valley

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter will be attending one of the most flashy business gatherings of the year, the annual Allen & Company conference in Sun Valley. Otter noted the event as the only item on next week’s media advisory, saying

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Posted in Idaho Politics