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2003-01, January 2003 (Grangeville)

2003-01, January 2003 (Grangeville)


Volume 2, Number 4

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“Dog Days” of February Ashton Style
by Helen McMullin

Dogs, snow, some “friendly” competition. Sound like fun? The citizens of Ashton thoroughly enjoyed that combination between 1917 and 1951. Luckily, a group of volunteers revived this exhilarating winter tradition in 1993. Find out what real dog mushers say to get their teams moving. It isn’t “mush!”

by Lorie Palmer

The name “Grangeville” has a certain ring to it, don’t you think? Well, this small but robust town in central Idaho could have been named “Millville” or “Wheeling.” Check out our spotlight city section this month to find out more interesting tidbits about Grangeville, a town that is small on population (approx. 3700), but big on western spirit.

The Herbal Tradition: The Yee Family Thrived During Tough Times for the Chinese
by Dave Goins & Kitty Fleischman

Every single Idahoan has a special history that details how they ended up in the Gem State—some routes are more circuitous than others. It is safe to say that coming to Idaho via China is a unique route. Read how one Chinese father planted roots here long ago that still grow today. We have also included a review of historian Arthur Hart’s new book about the history of the Chinese in Idaho, Chinatown.


Idaho Genealogy: Tracing an Idaho Family Back in Time: The Matchette Family
by Gene Williams

Animal Kingdom: The Cat That Came in From the Cold
by David Clark

Who We Are: Deconstruction: Remembering the Back-to-the-Land Movement on Flume Creek

by Ann Clizer

Winter Fun Guide: Three Skiing Venues in Idaho

by Shawna Andreasen, Jessica Higgins & Katherine Sather

Historical Snapshot: Celebrating New Year’s Idaho City Style
by Arthur Hart

Profile: Four Lively Stories Behind the Colorful Citizens of Grangeville
by Lorie Palmer

Heritage Trust: Washington, Idaho & Montana Railway Depot of Potlatch, Idaho
by Barbara Coyner

Free Range Verse: The Story Teller
by Roger O. Walker


Arco, Ashton, Boise, Driggs, Grangeville, Idaho City, Kellogg, Potlatch, Sandpoint, Wardner


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