Sheep with a Right of Way

Today the number of snow skiers to this valley outnumbers the sheep that graze the summer mountainsides.  However, the sheep still get the right of way…and this autumn’s festival proves it…

Silver Ran Out and Sheep Moved In

When the silver ran out, the sheep moved in…thousands of them in fact.  This place became one of the largest sheep exporting cities in the world.  You’ll be surprised by the location and the real-life festival that is held every autumn…

Arco, Idaho’s Claim to Fame

It was an attention getter.  A statement that showed the world the United States was serious about using nuclear energy for peace.  But when you dig a little deeper, you’ll find the humor in the event…

The Town that Made History – And Didn’t Know It

Arco, Idaho is a town that made history, but no one knew it when it happened.  Yet what happened here became worldwide news and makes it a historic landmark today…

After the Manhattan Project

The Manhattan Project helped produce the first atomic weapons used at the end of World War II.  But when the war was over, many of those scientists went separate ways.  Some came here…

Sun Valley Ski Resort

sunvalley3The Union Pacific Railroad had the perfect new resort to sell to its passengers. The only problem was convincing them to come to this remote area of Idaho…

Technology at a Ski Resort

sunvalley2When you need new technology at a ski resort you of course look to someone in the railroad industry to fix the problem. That’s what happened here…

Looking for a Resort Location

sunvalley1This town got it’s start because a railroad was looking for a new destination to transport passengers. What resulted is a well-known resort town…

From Silver Mines to Fields of Sheep

sheep(Ketchum, Idaho) When the silver ran out, the sheep moved in; thousands of them, in fact! This place became one of the largest sheep exporting cities in the world…

The Ketchum, Idaho Sheep Festival

ketchumsheepfestivalToday the number of snow skiers to this valley outnumbers the sheep that graze the summer mountainsides. However, the sheep still get the right of way, and this weekend’s festival proves it…