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Hockey’s “Johnny Mac:” The Passion Still Burns

A new documentary film explores the life and impact of Eagle resident John MacMillan, a former NHL Toronto Maple Leaf hockey player with two Stanley Cup rings from the iconic 1960s era. Now in his 80s,”Johnny Mac” is still actively ...

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15 Historical Facts About Eagle

Enterprise School

In honor of Eagle Magazine’s 15th Year Celebration, we list the fifteen top historical events in Eagle leading up to Eagle’s incorporation as a city in 1971. Facts and Photos by Eagle Museum, Alana Dunn   In 1863, Truman Coe ...

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15 Things For Spring – Simplify Your Life

Local finds to remind us that keeping local supports the economy and the entrepreneurial spirit! To coincide with Eagle Magazine’s 15 Years in business, we’ve listed fifteen local spots to shop. Latte Kid Love While sipping a latte, let your ...

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Holiday Spirits

By Jennifer Liebrum Photos Rase Littlefield “The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.” Buddy the Elf.   Crave Kitchen & Bar Nothing unshackles your inner Elf better than a well-appointed libation! Everything on ...

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Nostalgic Eagle: Three Families Give Thanks to Their Sleepy Home Town

Over the river, and through the wood, to Grandfather’s house away! We would not stop for doll or top, for ‘tis Thanksgiving Day.   Lydia Maria Child penned the poem, Over the River and Through the Wood. Her trek across woodland and ...

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Family Bike Ride to the Greenbelt Market

Water-up and stroll down to the new Greenbelt Market in Garden City in front of the surf wave for lunch. The panoramic views of the Boise River from the #freshair Greenbelt Market patio will transport you to a mini Santa ...

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Eat.Shop.Eagle.  Now More Than Ever, We Must Think Eagle First


“We’ve always encouraged Eagle residents to shop locally, even before the pandemic,” remarks Eagle Mayor Jason Pierce, sitting six feet away from me in the chambers of Eagle City Hall. “Not only is it the right thing to do to support the livelihoods of our neighbors but it makes so much economic sense,” Mayor Pierce adds.

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Top Gun: The Real “Goose” Lives in Eagle

Thomas Dater

In 1966, a young Thomas Dater enlisted in the U.S. Navy as a reservist, committed to five and a half years of service. As a naval aviator, he was assigned the position of backseat Radar Intercept Officer (RIO) on the Navy’s F-4 Phantom fighter jet. He was uninterested in the front seat pilot position which required an additional year of commitment.

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Fresh Beginnings

Don and Yolanda Thayer

Don and Yolanda Thayer live and work in the Boise area and love to travel. Yolanda has a business doing hair and makeup for weddings that takes her around the world, so the “on the road” experience is just a part of life.

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