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Ski, Eat & Hike Sun Valley Idaho

Renee Blodgett | Posted 03.31.2016 | Travel
Renee Blodgett

I've written about Sun Valley before a few times from top foodie picks and the Sun Valley Lodge to skiing and photo walks, and yet I still haven...

Stein Eriksen: A Remembrance

Jon Weisberg | Posted 12.28.2016 | Fifty
Jon Weisberg

Superstar skier Stein Ericksen died Sunday at his home in Park City, Utah. He was 88. He won the gold medal for Giant Slalom in the 1952 Winter Olympics, held in his native, Norway. A few years later, in 1954, he took three golds in the World Championships in Sweden.

It's a Long Way to the Top: Glossary of Ski Lifts

Liftopia | Posted 12.31.2014 | Travel

While chairlifts may be the classic type of ski lift, they are just one way to get high. (Enter quip about Colorado and Washington's laws here.) Here's a rundown of the most common types used at ski areas around the world.

Sun Valley's Ice Skating Coffee Club: When LOSS Becomes a Big Win

Terrell Harris Dougan | Posted 11.08.2014 | Fifty
Terrell Harris Dougan

Sure, we don't bend our knees and glide as the pros do. We push off, lean and swing, and then hurry to steady ourselves. Some of us look like real ice dancers. Others of us look like nervous storks. We try not to mention the twinges in our hinges. We do it for all the best things in life: balance, strength, companionship.

Content Before Celebrity, Sun Valley Film Festival Serves an Eclectic Menu

Gordy Grundy | Posted 05.06.2014 | Entertainment
Gordy Grundy

The Sun Valley Film Festival is young, with an attitude that is reflective of the city. The programming offers a preference for content over tinsel. The third annual film festival is presented this March 13-16.

Top 4 Places to Learn to Ski and Snowboard

Liftopia | Posted 03.11.2014 | Travel

What do beginner skiers and snowboarders daydream about? Mostly not being cold, not getting hurt, and not being embarrassed. Not exactly inspirational, huh?

I Was Kissed By Wolves

Sandra Sallin | Posted 03.07.2014 | Fifty
Sandra Sallin

Venturing into the wolf enclosure, we were told not to be afraid because the wolves had just been fed. Great. That certainly put my mind at ease.

Idaho Wildfire Raging On With Limited Containment

Reuters | Posted 10.19.2013 | Green

(Recasts to show wind aiding firefighters; evacuation orders lifted for 400 homes) By Laura Zuckerman SALMON, Idaho, Au...

Oh Hi!

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson and Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 07.13.2013 | Media

Oh hi, Rupert! Yes, that cheerful puppy is actually one of the world's biggest media moguls. Rupert Murdoch took once again to the pleasant con...

Moguls Flying To Sun Valley | Posted 09.08.2013 | Media

Media dealmakers digesting $53 billion of mergers, spinoffs and acquisitions announced so far this year head to Allen & Co.'s Sun Valley conference th...

Showdown at Lakewood Gulch

The Denver Diatribe | Posted 07.10.2013 | Denver
The Denver Diatribe

This week, co-host Jared Jacang Maher shares a story about his attempts to report one of the biggest stories in west Denver's history -- and how that tragedy in 2007 influenced recent developments to the RTD West Line, the Lakewood Gulch Trail, and Sun Valley neighborhood.

5 Great Ski Resort Areas For Golf

Liftopia | Posted 10.26.2012 | Travel

Here's a list of 5 ski resort towns that require sticks as well as poles.

Clint Eastwood Is No Hero. At Least, Not To Me!

Jay Weston | Posted 10.06.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Instead of endorsing Romney, Mr. Eastwood, why don't you direct him on how to behave like a normal, caring human being. Roll cameras. Action. Cut.

PHOTOS: Murdochs Descend On Sun Valley

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.11.2012 | Media

It's that time of the year again: the Sun Valley conference is here. Like the swallows returning to Capistrano, media, business and tech moguls are...

Media Deals May Make A Comeback At Annual Mogul Gathering

Reuters | Liana B. Baker and Lisa Richwine | Posted 09.05.2012 | Media

By Liana B. Baker and Lisa Richwine (Reuters) - A fresh sense of dealmaking excitement should permeate Idaho's mountain air next week w...

Sun Valley Ensemble | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

From Shut Up I Love That Shirt On You: Greetings from Sun Valley! You guys, would you be mad if I never came back to New York? I'm so happy here, i...

Moving Denver Forward Through Economic Development

James Mejia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
James Mejia

My vision for economic development is not just looking at what we can do in the next 12 years, but rather a plan that will create jobs and economic development opportunities for decades to come.

Denver: A City of Resilience, High Expectations and Determination

James Mejia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
James Mejia

I am running to be the next Mayor of Denver, Colorado. Join me make our great city even better.

Sir Salman Rushdie on the So-Called-Mosque Debate: "This Stuff Is Stupid"

Michael Ames | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Ames

"I am not a fan of burning books, and I have some experience in this," he said. "We cannot burn books, no matter how much you dislike the book. I would not, for instance, burn the books of Dan Brown."

The Supremacy of Law: Justice Stephen Breyer at Sun Valley Writers' Conference

Michael Ames | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Ames

A lot of important and talented people touched down in Sun Valley, Idaho, this summer, but only one had the term "Supreme" on his business card.

Ridley Pearson's Character Model: A Sun Valley, Idaho Sheriff

NPR | Ridley Pearson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Writer Ridley Pearson, who has written four thrillers starring the sheriff, says he based his hero on Walt Femling, the real sheriff of Sun Valley and...

NEW DO! Murdoch Debuts New Hair At Sun Valley

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

No wonder he was wearing a hat earlier this week. News Corp CEO Rupert Murdoch unveiled a new hairdo Thursday at Allen & Company's annual retreat for...

Thank God I'm Not In Sun Valley!

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stanley Bing

This week was mogul fest in Sun Valley. Of course, I wasn't invited. But just the thought of it gave me a welcome shiver in all this heat. There are people who fight for an invitation to the thing. Me, I'd rather be stabbed in the head.

Warren Buffet On The Economy: 'We're Coming Back, No Question In My Mind' (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Willow Bay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

When he looks at the economy, Warren Buffett sees "recovery." In an exclusive interview today with Huffington Post and Yahoo! News, Buffett told Wi...

Warren Buffett Interview In Sun Valley: Buffett Reveals His Surprising Web Habits (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The Oracle of Omaha may not have an iPod, iPad, or Facebook account, but, excluding email, he spends more time on the computer than Bill Gates and say...