Idaho Architecture Today
by Dave Goins
While an architecture professor says folks in Idaho continue to be generally reluctant to embrace the work of world-class architects, pockets of design talent still exist within our borders. Some of the new work is downright stunning. And even though most of Idaho’s architecture remains obscure, an influential and celebrated world-class architect once practiced here–like a meteor on a clear night.
by Millie Gilbert
From the top of Freezeout Hill, south to north Idaho travelers may be quickly drawn to the beautiful scene below Freezeout Hill. If it’s the right time of year, hilltoppers may get a pastoral view of Emmett, a city ensconced in a valley where plenty of u-pick acreages still abound and livestock graze green pastures close to town.
Sacajawea – A Bicentennial Survey
by Josephine Jones
Sacajawea wasn’t an expedition guide, and wasn’t necessarily welcome in future Idaho when she aided the Corps of Discovery expedition of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark two hundred years ago. Find out about Sacajawea’s true role in then-future northeast Idaho and her lucky encounter soon after arriving.
Letters to the Editor: Letters from Iraq, by SPC Bill Arsenault of Nampa & Captain Lori Porter of Grangeville
Music Makers: Crash Four; Not Your Everyday Rock Band, by Ryan Peck
Who We Are: Idaho Aviator; Frank Hill–a Quiet Hero, by Linda J. Henderson
One Spud Short: Musing on Mud; Writer has the scoop on Yuck, by William Studebaker
Publishers Par Excellence: Caxton Printers; Caldwell’s Oldest business; a five-generation publishing tradition, by Alan Minskoff
Front Porch Tales: A Grave Decision; Plan for final resting place presents vexing thought, by Lynn Farley
Angling Anecdote: Catch and Release, by Les Tanner
Hobby Times: Scrapbooking; It’s the new contagion, by Nancy C. Butler
An Art Original: The Singular Work of James Castle, by Susan Debaene-Gill
Historical Snapshot: Fire Engine, Idaho’s First, by Arthur Hart
IN THIS ISSUE!
Boise, Caldwell, Coeur d’Alene, Clearwater National Forest, Emmett, Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness, Garden Valley, Gooding, Grangeville, Kellogg, Meridian, Moscow, Orofino, Palisades Reservoir, Payette, Payette National Forest, Pocatello, Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness, South Fork Snake River, Star, Sun Valley, Twin Falls, Weippe