Embracing Opportunity; Raising Disabled Youth
by Sara Mitton
Throughout Idaho, the families of developmentally disabled children go to great, oftentimes amazing lengths, to get their children the help or care they need to keep them happy and healthy. And while there are a host of individuals and agencies that can help provide the services their children need, what these kids require most are loving, committed, and conscientious parents. Here are the stories of some of those parents and their children.
by Mary Jane Fritzen
Settled originally by second generation Utah LDS pioneers in search of new land and opportunity and named after an individual in the Book of Mormon, this town of 13,000 has always been predominantly Mormon in composition. Close proximity to a growing Idaho Falls has contributed to a resurgent and energetic town that, while in transition, retains its historical can-do energy and optimism.
Glen Taylor; Not Just Another Politician
by Bill Ryan
One of the most colorful figures to grace the Idaho political stage, Glen Taylor started as a bandleader with the Glendora Players, touring southern Idaho, northern Utah, and the surrounding states with a country-western band. He caught the political bug in 1938, however, and the maverick liberal Democrat spent the better part of the next twenty years campaigning in seven statewide elections (six for the U. S. Senate), winning once. Taylor was an original for any age.
Book Review: Unsung Heroes and Settlers of Bonneville County, by Connie B. Otteson, Reviewed by Sheila Winther
2007 Fiction Contest: Announcing the Winners
Tales of the Trail: The Goodale North Trail, by Les Tanner
Studebaker Says: Reporting on Elk Hunting, by William Studebaker
One Spud Short: A Bit of Nostalgia, by Bill Corbett
Family Matters: A Day Off in Idaho, by Dallin Moon
Northern Exposure: Babes in the Woods, by Lee Ann Bonds
Winged Things: A Family of Owls, by Jamey Colter
Life’s Lessons: The Kangundo Hills and Idaho Rivers, by Dr. Vincent Muli Kituku
Animal Kingdom: Cotus the Coyote, by Curt DeWayne (Dee) Fullmer
Heritage Trust: Log Home; The Work of a Master Axeman, by Marylyn Cork
Recipe Contest: Chinese Quail Salad; Tied 2006 General Recipe Winner, by Maryann Merrick & Rhubarb Cake, by Ruby Tanner
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Ammon, Boise, Bonneville County, Brownlee Dam, Caldwell, Cambridge, Carey, Eagle, Mackay, Pocatello, Priest River, Rexburg, Soda Springs, Spirit Lake, Twin Falls