Friday, December 20, 2013


What’s the best Christmas present you’ve ever received?


“My dad gave me my first Brownie camera.”

Becky Smith, Sun Valley photographer


“Two feet of snow, like we had a few years ago.”

Sean McEntee, with daughter Zoe, Ketchum Higher Ground employee


“My iPad.”

Devon Brown, Chocolate Gulch student

 “Three feet of new snow, but not in Sun Valley.”

Jeff Enos, East Fork ski coach

 “When I was 13, I got a sweet pewter ‘Lord of the Rings’ chess set with all the individual characters as pieces. I have never seen one since.”

Dan Freeman, Hailey farmer


“A new pair of skis along with a Christmas powder day like we had a few years ago.”

Sara Berman, Hailey teacher

 “When I was a freshman in college, my parents sent my older brother and me to Europe for three weeks. They said it might be the last time that we traveled together alone and they were right.”

Tom Lampl, Ketchum recruiter

“A kiss from my daughter.”

Kendall Nelson, Ketchum filmmaker

“My wife was born on Christmas and that’s the best present that the world has received.”

Walt Coiner, Warm Springs


“When we sailed into Cabo San Lucas on our boat from Seattle safely.”

Daphne Coble and husband Pat Murphy, mid-valley adventurers

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