Dave’s Story: A Miracle on Buffalo Pass

On a recent bluebird afternoon, we caught up with Dave, a local pilot and a part-time Wood River Valley resident. Because he loves to travel—dividing his time between Sun Valley and Gig Harbor, Washington—we were lucky enough to catch him. His remarkable story, which took place almost 40 years ago, is one we will never […]

Women and Aviation—Uncommon but Awesome


Something a bit uncommon in the Wood River Valley is women in aviation. However, we do have one prominent female pilot, Christina Tindle, who runs a wonderful flight program—Women Wise AWEsome Adventures—especially for women. Twenty-five years ago, Christina (who’s originally from Steamboat Springs, Colorado) was awarded an internship in Wyoming that essentially became a full-time […]

Stories from an Old-Timer: Bob Stevens

FMA Old-Timer

We had a chance to sit down with Bob Stevens on a cool, snowy September morning. We intended to talk with him about being a longtime tenant at the airport, but we ended up chatting with him for well over an hour on a wide range of topics. Bob had some great stories, lessons, and […]