A Community Lifestyle Magazine
Serving the Treasure Valley
Meet the Staff
PUBLISHER - Cheryl Richard
If you have questions, concerns, story ideas or suggestions please contact Cheryl via e-mail or call her at 208-880-0152. Cheryl would love to hear from you and is always open to the community’s feedback.
CREATIVE DIRECTOR - Casey Clark Ney
Casey has more than 9 years working in the print media industry. She is the former associate editor of The Daily Argus Observer and founder of Ney Communications. Casey is owner and publisher of the Ontario Urban Liaison. She has been recognized by the Oregon News Publishers Association for her creative page designs and layouts. In her spare time, Casey is an avid horseman, runner, school volunteer, AWANA worship leader, and gardener.
While an appliance technician for 10 years, Chris has produced concerts and fundraisers for the past four. He's passionate about promoting locally owned business and local musicians. Born and raised in Caldwell, he's an expert of our valley's Urban Diversions and has an ear for true talent. Chris is in charge of magazine distribution for Caldwell, and can also help you with marketing consultation whatever your locale. In his spare time, you'll find Chris on the golf course working on his handicap with his two sons or at Boise State games with friends and family.
GOING GREEN - Desiree Bell
Desiree is inspired by botanicals and natural materials. She is a certified aromatherapist through the American College of Health Sciences and has a certificate in Herbal Studies.
Besides teaching and gardening her interests are green crafting, hiking and yoga.
Jackie Johnson is founder and administrator of Harrison’s Hope…A Caring Hospice. Jackie’s passion is to be a leader in educating the nation about death and dying by bringing awareness to the community.
WEDDING TRENDS - Julie Malagon
Julie is the publisher of ZWeddings. She has made it her mission to provide local brides with “resourceful” and “beautifully designed” wedding planning guides that promote local wedding professionals.
GLAMOUR - Megan Jackson
Meg, a cosmetologist, works at Nampa’s Studio d Salon. She regularly continues her education and most recently, attended the Redken Symposium in Las Vegas and received training from Redken stylist Brian Washburn at the Studio d Salon.
UL HEALTH - Christy Stansell
Christy Stansell has been a Manager with Arbonne Swiss Botanical Skin Care and Nutrition for four years. She has a journalism degree from USC and spent nearly 15 years writing in television news.