Boise’s German Heritage: Lost in Time
by Steven Anderson
While Boise’s Basque and Chinese cultural influences are celebrated and commemorated, the same cannot be said for its German heritage, which is profound, though largely obscured over time. From early mayors, businessmen, and entrepreneurs, German immigrants left an indelible mark on Idaho’s capital.
by Kelly Kast
Long known as the “Hub City of Magic Valley,” Wendell has been the site of many different agricultural trends, and has survived against long odds to live and work another day. As cities go, Wendell is a survivor, and, like all survivors, it is finding new ways to thrive in the modern world.
Theatre in Idaho City: 1865-1866
by Dr. Charles Lauterbach
A Goldrush boomtown, flush with cash and packed with characters, attracted all sorts of entertainment, from saloons every ten yards or so along Main Street to an assortment of bawdy girls. In Idaho City, the newly-prosperous miners also had the desire to see live theatre, and there were many touring companies who arrived to take advantage of the opportunity, before the boom turned to bust.
Road Tripping: The Drive to Harrison; by Susan Mitchell
Animal Kingdom: Couple trades in horses for donkeys, by Lorie Palmer
Family Matters: Next!, by Ann Clizer
Profile: Terry Todd; High tech and laid back, by Daniel Mower
Small Town Flavor: The Henry Willards Spent the Weekend Canning Pears, by Les Tanner
Studebaker Says: Too unfit to get fit, by William Studebaker
Western Byways: Road to Salubria, by Perry Swisher
Idaho Artist: Marie Jenkins, by Bill Corbett
Music Makers: Music Visuals; The Art of Ben Wilson, by Ryan Peck
Recipe Contest: Ham-Cheese Puffs; Tied 2006 General Recipe First Place, by Marilyn Aggeler & Romaine Wrapped Halibut, by Tom Kelley
IN THIS ISSUE!
Boise, Caldwell, Grace, Grangeville, Harrison, Idaho City, Payette River, Sandpoint, Springfield, Twin Falls, Wendell