My Private Idaho
by Dora Rollins
Located near the border between Idaho and Utah, the City of Rocks is prized for its mammoth granite formations and beautiful, stark wilderness. Campers, hikers, and, particularly, climbers, think of it as a necessary part of their world, just distant enough from civilization to keep it special and unspoiled.
by Linda Funaiole
From its earliest days as an agricultural town through days of stagnation and then amazing growth, Meridian has remained a place with a secure sense of its own identity. For years the fastest growing municipality in the state, it is well on its way to becoming a regional powerhouse, both economically and socially.
by Jana Kemp
Individuals looking for careers in law enforcement throughout Idaho will almost certainly attend the POST Academy, where rigorous training is tempered with a strong sense of public responsibility. The author, a graduate of the academy, details the process that turns a civilian into an officer of the law.
Growing Things: Greenhouse Tomatoes, by Beth Cofer
Letter to the Editor: Book Review, by Ross V. Walker
Music Makers: Making Sound is Jason Ringelstetter’s Dream Job, by Ryan Peck
Southern Exposure: History of the City of Rocks, by Gena K. Lott
Rock and a Hard Place: High and Dry, by Les Tanner
Retrospective: The Worst Winter, by Bill Ryan
Preserving the Past: Idaho Retiree Restores Tractors & Engines, by Cecil Hicks
Family Matters: A Good Bargain, by Dallin C. Moon
Life’s Lessons: Not a Fisherman, by Dene Oneida
Tricks of the Trade: Learning the Lost Art of Chair Caning, by Lorie Palmer
Who We Are: Living with Unexpected Realities, by Vincent Kituku
Cowboy Poetry: Cloud of Dust, by Wallace J. Swenson
Recipe Contest: Sesame Steak, by Austin Prince & Elderberry Chocolate Supremes by Zooey Byram
IN THIS ISSUE!
Boise, Caldwell, City of Rocks National Reserve, Coeur d’Alene, Grangeville, Homedale, Meridian, Montpelier, Paul, Pocatello, Rexburg, Sandpoint