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Exploring Memory, History, and Loss

Seattle-based artist Clare Johnson is gaining recognition for her thought-provoking works that span visual art and writing. Johnson's pieces, ranging from dip pen drawing to poetry, delve into concepts of memory, history, and loss. Drawing inspiration from American artist James Castle's sense of wonder, Johnson's creative journey has led her to collaborate with the James Castle House, a center for exhibitions, tours, performances, and community partnerships. With degrees from Brown University and Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, Johnson has established herself as a multi-talented artist and teacher. Johnson’s artwork has been exhibited across the US and UK, including notable venues such as Oxford's North Wall and London's Guy's Hospital. Johnson's writing has been published in renowned publications, earning her awards such as the Michael S. Harper Poetry Prize. For more information about Clare Johnson’s August 23 - November 1 residency visit

Eagle Chamber's Annual Scramble

The Annual Scramble & Awards Luncheon, hosted by the Eagle Idaho Chamber of Commerce on Friday, August 4th is a highly anticipated event that unites the local business community for a day of friendly competition and celebration. At the heart of the event is the golf scramble, where teams engage in a spirited tournament set against the backdrop of a picturesque Banbury Golf Course. Following the scramble, the Awards Luncheon commences, paying tribute to exceptional individuals and businesses that have made significant contributions to the Eagle community. The event serves as a dynamic platform for businesses to showcase their products and services, strengthen professional relationships, and revel in the vibrancy of the Eagle business community. Through the Annual Scramble & Awards Luncheon, the Eagle Idaho Chamber of Commerce underscores its unwavering commitment to promoting local businesses, fostering connections, and celebrating excellence within the community.

Buy Idaho's Inaugural Ambassador

Dave Sanders of Primary Residential Mortgage has been announced as the inaugural ambassador for Buy Idaho, marking a significant milestone for the organization. As a dedicated member of Buy Idaho, Sanders has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to supporting local businesses and promoting their remarkable products and services. In his new role, Sanders will actively engage with community leaders, fellow members, and the public to raise awareness about the diverse range of locally produced goods and services available. Buy Idaho plays a crucial role in promoting the Buy Local movement, emphasizing the benefits of keeping money within the local economy.

NEWS RELEASE AND STORY IDEAS: We’re always interested to hear about new business openings, upcoming events, local news items, and community members contributing in new and exciting ways. 


Photo: Tegwin Matenaer's luminous landscapes and serene still lifes, inviting viewers into her inner world of peace, intrigue, and entertainment. Art Source Gallery starting August 3, accompanied with music and refreshments.

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