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After COVID, One Young Man Goes To Work For Ketchum Hotel That Took Care Of Him

Limelight Hotel
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The journey of Rowan Jones is not unlike a lot of young Americans with an eye to the future. He had big plans for college at the beginning of 2020: the Virginia native was on his way to achieving some of his dreams of attending school in Shanghai. And then, the pandemic hit.

But that’s where his journey is unlike anyone else’s. Our Morning Edition host George Prentice spoke with Rowan Jones to hear more about the young man’s new, and unexpected, connection to Idaho and a particular hotel in Sun Valley. 

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George Prentice has been honored for his decades-long career in broadcast and print journalism. As news editor of Boise Weekly, he won multiple awards for his investigative reporting and took home top prizes in the fields of crime/courts, environmental, health, religion and feature reporting.
Frankie Barnhill is the Senior Producer of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show and podcast. She's always interested in hearing surprising and enlightening stories about life in the West. Have an idea for Idaho Matters? Drop her a line!