Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Business Briefs


Business Showcase set for Sun Valley

The 20th annual Business Showcase is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 15, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Limelight Room at the Sun Valley Inn. The event, sponsored by Zions Bank and Sun Valley Co., is free and open to the public.

Businesses that would like to reserve booth space should contact Jeffra Syms or Mary Sfingi at Zions Bank at 726-3007.

“We’re excited to celebrate two decades of bringing together the best and brightest of the Wood River Valley’s business community,” said Bryan Furlong, Zions Bank’s area president.

 

New pet store opens in Hailey

A new pet store has opened in Hailey with an emphasis on American-made food, treats and toys.

Kate Nixon, owner of the Baldy Biscuit Co., opened her new store, 5B Paws ’n’ Claws, this week. Nixon said she has always wanted to expand from her biscuit business into a full-scale retail outlet.

“I’ve wanted to do a pet store forever,” she said. “All of our foods and treats are 100 percent American.”

Nixon said she sells two brands that valley pet owners might have a hard time finding elsewhere—Blue Buffalo pet food and Dr. Harvey’s Health Formulations, which was developed by a veterinarian in New Jersey. The store also features a number of pet beds and toys that are made in Montana. 

5B Paws ’n’ Claws is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday at 616 S. Main St. in Hailey, next to the Dollhouse.

 

Luxury house goes up for bid

A luxurious mountain home in Ketchum is being sold at auction today, Nov. 7, by New York City-based Concierge Auctions. Originally offered for almost $6 million, the house at 106 Howard Drive near the Warm Springs base area will sell to the highest bid above $2.55 million.

Built in 2008, the 5,900-square-foot home has five bedrooms, six full bathrooms and one half-bathroom. Design details include reclaimed 100-year-old beams and white oak flooring. Outdoors, residents can enjoy three decks including a fire pit and hot tub.

The sale is in cooperation with listing agent Katherine B. Schroder of Sun Valley Sotheby's International Realty, www.sunvalleysir.com/eng. 

Concierge Auctions said the sale of high-end houses through auctions is a growing trend in the United States.

 

NourishMe changes focus

NourishMe, a health food store and cafe on Main Street in Ketchum, has changed its focus after two years from a tabletop cafe to a prepared-foods deli. Tables are still available for in-store dining.

NourishMe will continue to carry healthy juices, organic meat broths, cultured vegetables, kefir, gluten-free breads, desserts, grain dishes and other nourishing foods. NourishMe uses local organic products in all its foods.

For more information, call 928-7604 or see  www.jjnourishme.com. NourishMe is open from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day but Sunday.




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