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2005-02, February 2005 (Ashton)

2005-02, February 2005 (Ashton)


Volume 4 Number 5

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The Scene: Home-Grown Music
by Ryan Peck
Idaho musicians will sometimes hit the road to play their stuff, but that doesn’t mean diminishing their art in exchange for bigtime names. Get the story on how top Idaho recording artists, from Muzzie Braun of country to acoustic guitarist Marcus Eaton, define success.

Ashton—Spotlight City
by Helen McMullin

On Valentine’s Day nearly one-hundred years ago, some early Idahoans got together to give birth to the town of Ashton–with a party. With a centennial planned for 2006, Ashton residents expect the love affair to continue.

Moving American Falls
by Caitlin Copple

Sure, the agriculture industry–with potatoes at the forefront–has prospered in southeastern Idaho since the inception of the American Falls Dam and Reservoir in the mid-1920s. Still some people are unhappy that most of American Falls was moved to make way for the project. Here’s the tale of a town that never realized its vibrant economic dreams.


One Spud Short: Confessions of a New Grandfather, aka Lewis, by William Studebaker

Idaho Profile: Meet Paul Keeton; Sixty-six-year Idaho resident, Lewiston lawyer wows writer, by Sherry Ramsey

Eastern Landmark Butte: A Lighthouse in a Sea of Lava, by Dave Clark

Two Book Reviews: Good Reads; Salmon River Country & Cowboy Ethics, by Kitty Fleischman

Front Porch Tales: Shopping at the J.P. Store, by Ginger Beall

Treading the Greenbelt: On Walks, Happy Hoofers Cultivate Friendships, by Lona Elliott Rash

Priest Lake Mushers: Mush! Sled Dog Races in Scenic North Idaho, by Cecil Hicks

Markers of Distinction: Diverse Cultures Reflected at Morris Hill Cemetery, by David Vaughn

Historical Snapshot: Idaho Women and Winning the West, by Arthur Hart

American Falls, Arco, Ashton, Boise, Homedale, Idaho City, Ketchum, Lewiston, Pierce, Pocatello, Sandpoint, Stanley, Twin Falls, Weippe


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