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2007-12, December 2007 (Rigby)

2007-12, December 2007 (Rigby)


Volume 7 Number 3

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The Lion of Idaho: William E. Borah, Part II
by Dene Oneida

A US Senator for thirty-three years, William Borah was a significant and indispensible voice of reason throughout the chaotic first half of the 20th Century. From women’s sufferage and the income tax to Prohibition and the Treaty of Versailles, Borah’s influence helped to shape the modern world.

Rigby—Spotlight City
by Linda Sandifer

Founded on land that once seemed inhospitable, Rigby has always been a place where resourceful people have found new ways to make things happen. The hometown of Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor of the television, this small but vibrant town continues to grow and prosper.

The Day Baldy Blew: The Castle Rock Fire
by Karen Bossick

Over the course of several weeks this past fall, a number of huge fires spread through the forests of Idaho, bringing firefighters in from throughout the country and endangering communities in the surrounding areas. None were more affected by fire than the residents immediately around Ketchum. This is an account of how the town survived the fire with grace, courage, and a strong sense of community.


Good Neighbors: The Slippery Santa, by Connie Otteson

Life’s Lessons: Coming Home, by Royce Williams

Hidden Heroes: Earth, Wind and Fire; Smokejumpers battle challenging elements in managing Idaho wildfires, by Jason Chatraw

Idaho Centenarian: Opal Dickson, by Megan Rieger

Studebaker Says: Hunter By Day, Poet By Night, by William Studebaker

Companion Animals: Why I Love Idaho, by Dan Strawn

Music Makers: From Busking to a Record Deal, by Ryan Peck

Retrospective: My Heart’s Corral, by Evea Harrington Powers

Book Review:
70 Years in the Saddle; Life Sketch and Stories of Earl C. Nelson, by JoAnn Farnsworth &
Montpelier and the Oregon Short Line, by JoAnn Farnsworth, Reviews by Sheila Winther

Recipe Contest: Idaho Potato Rolls, by Maryann Merrick & Gruyere-Stuffed Beef Fillet, by Stacey Kemper

December Contributors

Boise, Council, Fruitland, Gooding, Idaho Falls, Ketchum, Montpelier, Rigby, Sun Valley, Twin Falls


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