As Managing Editor of Lucky Dog Publishing, I edit and write for two, twice-monthly community newspapers, The Island Eye News and The Island Connection. View recent issues here. View my articles here.

During my career at The Idaho Mountain Express Newspaper I worked as Arts Editor, Special Sections Editor and weekly Features Writer. A selection of my articles is below, as well as links to all the stories I wrote for the newspaper during my time there.


Finding the perfect fall hike - Local guidebooks offer great resources for beginners and ‘hard-bodies’ alike

Revealed: Best of the Valley 2012 - Results of community-wide survey published in Sun Valley Guide this week

‘Please, sir, I want some more’ - How to make your child’s school lunches healthier

They’re back! Meet Sun Valley’s very own Paula and Simon, the judges of Battle of the Blades

From playgrounds to pancakes - How the Papoose Club has nourished the community for 6 decades

Nurturing grassroots giving - Local foundation launches student generosity initiative

They don’t call it Sun Valley for nothing - As FDA launches new labeling regulations, understand how best to be safe in the sun

How to kick-start your life - Ketchum author launches project on crowd-funding website

From Russia with love - International ice-skating couple and their family call Sun Valley home for 3 months of the year.

Have a flavorful Fourth- Expert tips for making the best of your barbecue

Tales of sheep, whores and Sun Valley - The Community Library’s history department begins efforts to put collections online

Happy 40th birthday, SNRA - Sun Valley Guide on newsstands now

The Rosies will get it done - Valley women found philanthropic organization

Flying with Fire - Helitack pilot Christopher Templeton on a decade in the air

Pushing through the pain - Local runners get ready for the Sun Valley Half Marathon

Get well this weekend - Sun Valley Wellness Festival offers something for everybody

Vegetables for all  - Local programs offer community gardening and advice on growing your own food

Striving for year-round well-being - Sun Valley Wellness Institute expands programming

Feel Mother Nature’s healing touch - Master herbalist brings his expertise to the valley this weekend

Celebrate the Earth, hug a millipede - Valley honors Earth Day with a Bug Zoo, picnics and plastic-bag-free grocery stores

Voluptuous vegetables and frisky fruit - New cookbook appeals to the eye as well as the palate

On your marks, get set, hunt! ‘Eggs-travaganzas’ galore this weekend

Born to ride: Baby arrives on Highway 20 - With a Chevy, an iPhone and a flashlight, Steve and Molly Brown bring their baby boy into the world

Dancing with Diesel - A mother shares her experience of raising a son with autism in the Wood River Valley

Striving for a sustainable lifestyle? Pick up Habitat magazine to help you on your way

WORK/LIFE BALANCE: Riding with the Gnarly Old Broads - A group of local women let their hair down along the Great Divide

Pondering ‘The Greater Good’ - Local filmmaker Leslie Manookian explores the highly controversial vaccine safety issue

Help beyond hunger - Hunger Coalition is about more than just food

Come out for the sport of the West - Skier meets horse at annual ski joring competition this weekend

Saving faces, saving women - Oscar-nominated film to be shown at film festival

Who is your Woman of the Year?

Revealed: Best of the Valley


Cash in those Christmas Cookies

Nazis, Naked Women and Novels

Catch Some Air and Meet Some bears

A new take on an old story

The Count of Sun Valley


Take a dip into Summer

Woman of the Year Editorial

Can Valley Moms Have It All?

Girl Power: Finding a Path in Ketchum

Y honors its own, looks to future

Best of the Valley Revealed

Who is the Woman of the Year?

Take a dip into summer


Enjoy the fruits of summer, while they last

Olympians on Show

Celebrate the Valleys Extremes

Allen&co is all a Twitter


Revealed: 17 Ways to be Green in the Wood River Valley


Beautiful Blaine county Will Shine in Boise

Learn About the Big Burn

Duchess Takes Manhattan

Winter is here

Discover Habitat

New Guide on Stands Now

Inside the City at River Run

Cowboys and Firefighters light up Father's Day

Valley Native Named Firefighter of the Year

Sheep Shape Up the valley

Heritage Court Crowned in Hailey

Express Readers honor 3 Women

Sun Shines for Lady Golfers at Annual Tourney

Hospital Resumes normal operations

Enjoy a weekend of classic soccer

Soccer's Swain Waves Goodbye

Valley Soccer Teams fizzle in Utah Heat

Rediscover Why We Love to Live Here


Photographer Weaves tales of the Sawtooth Valley

Art Addresses Extinction

Baldy Honored by Local Artists

The fire of art

Field Test: Atlas Snowshoes

Field Test: Tote Time

Clayworks Keep Working

Southern Rock

Countdown to V-Day. How to find the Perfect gift, quickly

Sun Valley Guide Set For Release

Hailey Library Hosts Writer-In-Residence

Claim your guide to valley life

Caritas Gets a Little bit 'Wicked'

Boston Museum Exhibits Slice of Idaho life

Pure Faith Comes to Hailey

Step Back in Time

United in Art

Hear Star Spangled voices in Sun valley

Jarrett's Dream

Meyers mesmerizes with her Evocation of History


The year of the library

Choral corrals Dvorak

Probing the artist

Lifting the Veil

Beiser bulldozes boundaries

Bill and Paul wow Boise

Birth. Life. Love. Death.

From Concentration Camps to Cotton

Discovering Art in Trash

It's time for a tea party

A Heightened Life

Creating a classic

Reflections on the discovery of Idaho

Capturing Passion

Floral Giants

A Conversation With Stanley

Ketchum Comes Alive

A Starry Night At The Opera

Tango to Miracles

Wildfires and Wedding Descend on Sun valley

A Quilt in Time

Wine wonderful Wine

Symphony Serenades Sun Valley

Art in the Park

Wrap up in Joseph's Dreamcoat

Explore New Art at St Luke's


Hunting for the truth

Sugarplums, nuts, hot chocolate and coffee

All the fun of the valley in a book

The clarity of light

The passion of Jim

Devining Devillier

Elephant expert shares story