I’m beginning to consider the reality of once again standing in a crowd, something I haven’t done in… a while. Roughly. Approximately one while. Read more

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While a current topic of conversation, vaccinations for various ailments have been around for generations. Take this photo of a school vaccina… Read more

The Latin term for dry eye is keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS). KCS arises from inadequate production of watery tears. A potential cause of KC… Read more

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Aspiring whitewater kayakers can learn the skill at the Learn to Kayak camp with White Otter Outdoor Adventures near Stanley. Middle and high school students will learn to kayak safely on Idaho’s Salmon River. The camp for 12- to 14-year-olds runs from July 22 through July 25, while a camp f…

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The Sun Valley Museum of Art is offering its two annual, weeklong summer camps again this year, one for younger kids entering grades three through five, and another for students in grades 6 through 8.

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At the Bellevue Academy of Riding and Natural Learning (BARN), young equestrians can learn basic horsemanship and safety, English or western riding skills, equine care and stable management. Camps run from May 8 to Sept. 19.

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Preparing for a nice flow of mountain biking in the Wood River Valley is important in 2021. The all-encompassing sport is ready to speed past the COVID-19 pandemic faster than a steep berm on a clean trail ride, and Sturtevants in Ketchum is here to help youngsters get reacquainted.

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A lifetime in music provides a lifeline for professional music teacher and violinist Alyssa Joy Claffey who came to the Wood River Valley after playing in the Boise Philharmonic Orchestra for four seasons.

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With spring weather flowing into the valley, the Sun Valley DEVO club cycling team has begun its season. On Wednesday, Wood River High School senior Elias Svennungsen leads the team during a group ride down Bullion Street in Hailey in front of Hop Porter Park. Sun Valley DEVO’s season runs t…

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Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a disease in which the heart muscle becomes flabby and weak, and the heart chambers dilate. The heart cannot effectively pump blood to the body, so the animal lacks energy and fluid accumulates in the lungs, abdomen or both.  There has been recent evidence tha…

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This skiing banana braved the slippery slopes this past Saturday as the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation held its 24th annual Janss Pro-Am race on Baldy. Costumes were required for this major fundraising extravaganza—what SVSEF dubbed the “Boulderdash” this year. Racers could register for…

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It’s Easter weekend, and for those angling to celebrate the holiday with an outdoor egg hunt for the kids, it looks like the weather might actually accommodate. Assuming the forecast can be trusted, Saturday and Sunday look to be partly cloudy and in the high 60s in Hailey, mid 60s in Bellev…

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Writing this column from the beach, I was enjoying the sunrise, waves crashing, rustling palm fronds, and reading a chapter in my book about workaholism and how peak performers have one thing in common: they rest.

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Last week I wrote this long introduction all about how it’s spring now: birds singing, bees buzzing, flowers blooming, etc. Then the temperature dropped 30 degrees and it snowed. That felt a little spiteful.

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Atrial fibrillation occurs in both people and dogs. Atrial fibrillation is an abnormal heart rhythm caused by rapid, irregular contractions of the upper chambers of the heart, which are called the atria. Because the heart is beating faster and more irregularly than normal, it does not fill o…