by Dale E. Toweill & Elizabeth Laden
Where are the moose in Idaho? Is their population growing? Are they dangerous? And what about albino moose? Dale E. Toweill, statewide moose manager for the Idaho Fish and Game Department, and Elizabeth Laden, Island Park resident and admirer of moose, tell the story of Idaho’s moose: the facts, the folklore, and the fun.
Fort Hall—Spotlight City
by Lori Edmo-Suppah
Established by Nathaniel Wyeth in 1834 as a post for supplies he failed to sell at a rendezvous, Fort Hall became part of the Fort Hall Indian Reservation, home to displaced bands of the Shoshone and Bannock Tribes. Although the reservation today, at 544,000 acres, is less than one-third its original size, the future of Fort Hall belongs to its people.
Idaho’s ‘Indiana Jones’
by Margo Aragon
Dr. Lee Sappington can’t let bygones be bygones. He’s always digging up bones, bringing up the past. His work is unsettling. He is an archeologist, and he is passionate about what he does. He has a sixth sense about where to dig for buried treasure—revealing clues to our past and how it relates to our culture, and our understanding of who we are today.
Road Tripping: Idaho Vagabonds; Bikers traverse Arco desert en route from Maine to Oregon, by Caitlin Prentice
Music Makers: Travis Hardy likes his weather cool and his drumming hot, by Ryan Peck
One Spud Short: Something Bloated; Burying the evidence of a growing problem, by Ben Jorgensen
Good Sports: Horses Hoes; World Horseshoe Pitching Tournament hits Pocatello, by Les Tanner
Who We Are: A True Bear Laker, by Cheri J. Crane
Bridging the Gap: A scholar’s life among the Indians, by Arthur Hart
Studebaker Says: The Handyman, by William Studebaker
Around the Bend: Idaho ‘Adapt’-a-Highway; Roadside litter offers a glimpse into who we are, by Elise Faike
2005 Recipe Contest: Carmela Chardonnay Steamer Clams, by Hilda Reyes
Historical Snapshot: A Railroad at Last, by Arthur Hart
IN THIS ISSUE!
Ahsahka, Arco, Ashton, Bear Lake, Boise, Caldwell, Challis, Craters of the Moon National Monument, Fort Hall, Fort Hall Indian Reservation, Glenns Ferry, Grangeville, Idaho Falls, Island Park, Kamiah, Kuna, Mackay, Montpelier, Moscow, Nampa, Paris, Pocatello, Stanley, Sunbeam, Twin Falls