Learning to Ski With the Flying Eagles Ski Club

photos by Andrea Paulseth

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The Flying Eagles Ski Club held its annual "Learn to Ski" event at Mt. Washington Nordic Ski Complex – for kids of all ages – on Wednesday, Jan 1. Families were able to check out their ski jumping program and learn a little about downhill or cross country skiing.

Local Fatbiking Scene Welcomes Newbies, Old Helmets

Sat. Jan. 4th, 2020

Sean Brandenburg, photos by Jereme Rauckman

With December temps in the mid-to-high 30s, it would seem that snow will come and go this winter. One thing that is here to stay, though, is fat biking. Even if you haven’t tried it yet, you’ve likely seen ...

4 Things to Know About Radon

Thu. Jan. 2nd, 2020

Elizabeth Paulson

You can’t see it, taste it, or smell it, but radon gas may cause lung cancer – and it could be in your home. January is National Radon Action Month, and here are some basic questions and answers about this dangerous gas ...

Where to Buy, Play, and Peruse

Fri. Dec. 27th, 2019

James Johonnott, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Friendly Local Game Store (FLGS) holds a special place in gaming culture. Whether its a comic shop that hosts card tournaments in ...

Pinball Prominence

Fri. Dec. 27th, 2019

Max Martinson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The next time you’re feeling overwhelmed at a crowded bar or restaurant, search the walls for a pinball machine. Walk over, figure out how to get ...

5 Tips for a Healthier, Happier Winter

Fri. Dec. 27th, 2019

Jake Wrasse, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Winter means different things to people from different places. When I was teaching communication and public speaking in Virginia, we closed the university because of ...

Stepping to the Plate for Carson Park

Fri. Dec. 27th, 2019

Luc Anthony

There is a fairly decent chance that you have, at some point, found your way to the Carson Park baseball stadium. Perhaps the reason for going didn’t involve actual baseball; you may have ...

A Murder Is Announced

Fri. Dec. 27th, 2019

Lauren Fisher

“A murder is announced and will take place on Friday, October 29th, at Little Paddocks, at 6:30pm. Friends accept this, the only intimation.” That’s the text of ...

Bones for Homes

Fri. Dec. 27th, 2019

Rachel Johnson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

By creating art and using the proceeds from the sales to aid the homeless, Jennifer Hazen is fusing the best of humanity. A mental health counselor by ...

Thinkin’ About Inkin’

Fri. Dec. 27th, 2019

Eric Christenson

In the 10 years since they officially started their screen printing operation Ambient Inks, Tim Brunner and Aaron Brice, the company’s co-founders, have had ...

Celebrations Commence for New Grads

Fri. Dec. 27th, 2019

V1 Staff

Graduates gathered in Zorn Arena on Dec. 21 were assured that their UW-Eau Claire education has prepared them well for the future – and advised to make giving ...

Best Youth Curlers Aim for Eau Claire

Fri. Dec. 27th, 2019

Tom Giffey

The next generation of top American curling talent will slide into town when the Eau Claire Curling Club hosts the USA Curling Junior National Championships. The Jan. 12-18 tourney will ...

An International Invitational

Fri. Dec. 27th, 2019

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The 134th Annual Silver Mine Invitational will take place in Eau Claire Jan. 17-18 at the Silver Mine Ski Jump, 2900 Silvermine Drive. The event is a ...

ArtsWest 41 Seeks Submissions from Wisconsin Artists

Fri. Dec. 27th, 2019

Barbara Arnold, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Calling all Sconnie artists! It’s time to enter Wisconsin ArtsWest 41, the annual juried art show held at the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in Eau Claire. The show is open to all working artists and students age 18 and older ...

Out of the Darkness

Thu. Dec. 26th, 2019

Emily Kuhn, photos by Andrea Paulseth

As we learned when she was featured in this very magazine following the publication of her first book, Eau Claire author Jane Glenz enjoys digging for facts. In The Moore Family Secret, Glenz follows former ...