6 Fun Outdoor Summer Activities for Families

6 Fun Outdoor Summer Activities for Families

The days are long and hot, and nature is buzzing with activity — which means it is right in the middle of summer! Summer is a fantastic season for families to spend some quality time together, and there’s no better place to do it than the outdoors. There are many...
A Night Beyond the Ordinary

A Night Beyond the Ordinary

Not sure if you can all remember what you were doing back in 2003, but dreaming about creating a sustaining and impactful fundraiser to support the children and programs of Camp Rainbow Gold was definitely what we were doing. Shortly before this time, during my very...

111 anglers come out for “Big Fish” derby at Magic

Hailey’s Buddy Isom enjoyed a profitable return from his $30 entry fee during the eighth annual John McClatchy Memorial “Big Fish” fishing derby Saturday, June 23 at Magic Reservoir south of Bellevue. Isom won the $1,000 first-place “heaviest fish” prize when the...

Fifth Annual Baldy Buddy Hike

Baldy Buddy Hike Climbs to Roundhouse Saturday Raising money for Camp Rainbow Gold, the fifth annual Baldy Buddy Hike is set for Saturday, June 23 on the service road from the bottom of River Run to Roundhouse—a distance of 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) over 2,000 vertical...

Remembering the One That Got Away

—By Mark Dee On an August afternoon in 2010, Willy Cook was saying goodbye to “Big Fish.” John McClatchy—a friend, fishing buddy and Wood River Valley fixture since 1978—had died at 55, months after doctors found cancer in his brain. And now, two weeks later, Cook was...

Share Your Heart Ball 2018 Video

—By Roland Lane Thank you to everyone who attended Camp Rainbow Gold’s “Share Your Heart Ball” at the Sun Valley Inn Saturday, February 17, 2018. You are our superheroes. Please enjoy this video from Idaho Mountain Express with the event highlights....