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Former Sun Valley Ski Patrol Director Nelson Bennett, seen here eyeballing Captain Powder at the Ketchum/Sun Valley Ski and Heritage Museum, joined the Ancient Skiers for their week-long shindig in Sun Valley last week. Ninety-six and still skiing! Now that’s something to strive for! Photo: KAREN BOSSICK/TWP

Glorious conditions S un Valley skiing The snow was mushy right now is one day, icy the next. hard and By Friday Quigley fast—perfect for not only was icy 190 ski racers but the light was from the Far West so flat you might Ski Association as well have been who descended on skiing blind. And by: Karen the mountain for a then the weekend Bossick week’s worth of racwinds hit. ing Monday. But Monday Temperatures promdawned with a radiise to be comfortable in the ant sun, nary a breeze and 20s and lower 30s all week—a comfortable temperatures. And, far cry better than the minus-50 after a few grooming, trails are temperatures going on in Alaska back to the glorious state they or the sub-zero temperatures on were in—with the best condithe West Coast. The groomed tions from Sun Valley Nordic slopes are not icy. But now would Center on north. be a good time to get your edges Even backcountry skiers are sharpened if you haven’t done so finding some good powder on since the beginning of the year. the slopes surrounding Galena Off the slopes… and other sites overlooking the After two months of utterly valley. glorious skiing, last week may Be sure to check the schedule have been the winter of our for the Second Annual Nordic twp discontent for Nordic skiers. Festival in today’s paper.

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After several months and many candidates, Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties tapped the Colorado marketing firm of Social Image Media Group to run its regional and local marketing efforts. “I am very excited for our company, our agents, and our clients to have the marketing expertise of Angie and her company working for us,” said Todd Conklin, CEO. “With firms in Colorado and Idaho vying for the job, the competition was strong, but Social Image Media Group earned it.” Social Image Media Group and its owner Angie Robinson specialize in integrating traditional and social media marketing platforms to maximize exposure. This “new media marketing,” as Robinson calls it, is far more effective than typical marketing strategies currently used by many real estate firms and accomplishes a more comprehensive worldwide exposure. Robinson and her company will be packaging the Coldwell Banker Brand to best serve the Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties agents, brokerage and rental clients, maximizing its resort market presence.

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