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Robert Contreras was one of many recreationists to enjoy wintry conditions on Wednesday, sledding down Sun Valley’s Penny Hill. Though warmer … Read more

If you feel sore and stiff, you might want to consider foam or ball rolling. Whether you’ve skied too hard, or overdone any activity, you can … Read more

The Achilles tendon is also known as the calcaneal tendon. It is formed by the termination of several muscles and attaches to the calcaneus, w… Read more

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About this time in the winter of 1962, the great jazz trumpeter and composer Louis Armstrong came to Sun Valley to perform for a television pr… Read more

I’m a strong advocate of the study of history. As Polybius said, “The only method of learning how to bear bravely the vicissitudes of fortune … Read more

Pannus is a rare disease that affects the eye. It is caused by an infiltration of the corneas and/or third eyelids with certain cells, blood v… Read more

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Stanley’s 11th annual Winterfest celebration took place over the weekend, and though inclement weather led to the cancellation of the nearly a… Read more

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The Alliance of Idaho and the Sun Valley Museum of Art are partnering for a writing competition open to high school juniors and seniors attending public school in Blaine County.

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Hailey’s inaugural snow-carving festival got underway this weekend. Teams of artists have been hard at work shaving down large blocks of ice on West Croy Street, just outside the Hailey Public Library.

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At the end of January, The Community Library in Ketchum kicked off its 2021 Winter Read, lining up several weeks of programs focusing on Octavia Butler’s novel “Kindred.” Winter Read interns have added to the programming by devising three creative contests, open to all ages.

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Racers competing in the 48th annual Boulder Mountain Tour can do so any time between Monday, Feb. 1, and Sunday, Feb. 7, at either 15- or 30-kilometer distances. They can keep track of and turn in their own times. Participants can ski anywhere, and many locations have set up courses in suppo…

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I’m energized about the fact that many people returned to cooking in 2020. Of course, there wasn’t much choice—and the impact of COVID on human lives, our artisan restaurants and other small businesses has been immense. But now we are seeing layers of sustainable benefits due to an entire sh…

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Who are you rooting for in the Super Bowl, and what are you going to cook for the game?

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Burns may occur from exposure to heat or flames (called thermal burns), caustic chemicals, or electrical currents. The severity of the burn is determined by the depth and extent of the injury. Superficial (first degree)  burns only affect the skin and fur. Partial-thickness burns (second deg…

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The first major snowstorm of the season more than doubled the snowpack on Bald Mountain last week, stacking upwards of four feet of snow on Sun Valley Resort. Baldy was as busy as ever when the skies cleared on Saturday, with skiers and riders eagerly dropping into feet of fresh powder in th…

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Rodrigo Ortega was hard at work clearing up the sidewalks along Sun Valley Road Thursday morning as the largest storm of the season so far continued to roll through the Wood River Valley. Even with the National Weather Service forecasting two feet of snowfall for the Wood River Valley, this …

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Clients often tell me about their morning sequence to start their days, and I’m always proud that they take care of themselves. A morning core program can help maintain low back health, improve neuromuscular control, spinal stability, movement pattern efficiency, and injury prevention. But a…

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Well, that’s January, done and dusted. I haven’t the foggiest idea when things will go back to normal—based on how things are going, it may be a while—but at least we’re technically one month closer, right? On to February.

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The liver is responsible for producing many of the proteins involved in the normal blood clotting process. A severely diseased liver doesn’t produce these proteins in normal amounts, and spontaneous bleeding may occur. For liver function to be affected enough that the production of these pro…

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Former NFL player Mark Pattison, left, met with friends, family and members of the Higher Ground team in late December at River Run to celebrate a recent fundraising success. Pattison and his daughter, Emilia, third from right, helped raise over $30,000 for Higher Ground programs. To do it, …

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Dogs are said to be man’s best friend and here in the Wood River Valley, many locals would agree. Dogs have played a role in the lives of many who have called this area home over the years and make up the subject in numerous photographs held by the Jeanne Rodger Lane Center for Regional Hist…

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Have you seen that meme going around that says something along the lines of, “I’ve tried my 14-day free trial of 2021, and I’ve decided not to subscribe”? I feel that. To a lesser extent, though, I kind of feel that every year. The holidays are hectic and stressful, but they’re also delightf…

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Agalactia is the absence of milk secretion in a female that has just given birth. It represents either a failure of milk production or failure of the release of milk into the teat canal. Normally, milk is not continuously released after it is produced. Instead, it is stored in the mammary gl…

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During the winter months, the Hailey Rodeo arena transforms into a massive, multi-use outdoor ice rink, open to the public. The offering is popular every year, as children and families enjoy a little hockey practice and free skating. This year, the outdoor option provides an extra allure ami…