It’s Only Dirt; Wind of Change
by Carolyn Driggs-Ware
The Teton Valley, once home to potato farmers and outdoorsmen, is growing an entirely new crop; transplants from other states looking for a slower pace of living in a gorgeous mountain setting. The transition from rural towns to burgeoning boutique resort communities brings changes and challenges that are reflected all over the West.
by Dixie Thomas Reale
From its beginnings as a railhead for farmers and ranchers, Shoshone was a bustling, thriving community on the rise. Like so many other towns, however, when the railroad stopped passenger service, it had to reinvent itself. Shoshone has kept its sense of community while it starts to grow anew.
William E. Borah: The Lion of Idaho
by Dene Oneida
For thirty-three years ,William Borah served as a US Senator from Idaho. The most consequential political figure to come from the Gem State, he was also the most independent. In his time, wits claimed that there were four factions in the Senate: Democrats, Republicans, Progressives, and William Edgar Borah.
Announcement: The 2007 Recipe & Photo Contest Winners!
Music Makers: The Shook Twins; Ready to take on the world, by Ryan Peck
Studebaker Says: Indian Summers, by William Studebaker
Idaho Waterways: Daylighting; Creeks make comebacks in Boise and Caldwell, by Linda Funaiole
Small Town Flavor: Saga of the Lowly Corncob, by Madge Cook Wylie
Retrospective: Idaho’s “Skunk” State Police Cars, by William Ryan
Who We Are: The Last Ride, by Desire Aguirre
Highways and Byways: Road Warriors, by Bill Gruber
Heritage Trust: Basque Tree Carvings in Idaho, by Ellen Carney
Life’s Lessons: Lesson on a Summer Morning, by Eric W. Jensen
Recipe Contest: Golden Butternut Bisque with Caramelized Onions & Herbed Alpicella Sourdough Croutons, by Stacey L. Rich
IN THIS ISSUE!
Benewah County, Boise, Caldwell, Caribou National Forest, Driggs, Melba, Preston, St. Maries, Sandpoint, Shoshone, Teton Valley, Twin Falls