Soldier Mountain

Camp Rainbow Gold

Camp Rainbow Gold, a rustic retreat for young cancer patients, has found a permanent home in Camas County near Fairfield.

The camp is putting down roots in Camas County after a long and complicated effort to secure a site in Blaine County near the Big Wood River. The camp pursued a 260 acre site there – the Camas County location the camp will set up shop at is 172 acres.


Soldier Mountain

Matt McFerran and his wife paid $149,000 for Soldier Mountain. McFerran, who has worked in the industry for years, says the chance to run his own ski facility is a dream come true.

“We’ve been working really hard during our due diligence period to finally execute some ideas and plans on this," says McFerran. "It has been an absolute whirlwind.”

He and his wife currently live in Bend, Ore., but will soon move to Idaho.

“The initial thought process was to split time. But after spending time around Fairfield and Soldier Mountain, we’ve decided to move out fulltime.”