Ike Swim’s Lost Gold Mine: Does a Trail of Clues Lead to Where the Lode Lies?
by Jim Ridenour
A fabulous 1881 gold find in the White Clouds was lost when its discoverer drowned. Historical clues suggest where the lode lies.
by Tammy Stephens
The Bear Lake Valley was “a howling wilderness” to early settlers, and the winter is still no picnic, but in the warm months Bloomington lives up to its name.
The Last Harvest: Being Raised on a Small Idaho Farm Could Be an Endangered Legacy
by Lalove Foster
Raised on a potato farm in Shelley, the author describes the endangered future of family farming, and rues the potential loss of a legacy.
Editorial: On Autobiography, by Steve Bunk
Who We Are: The Knifemakers; After Generations of Traveling America, The Buck Family Found an Idaho Haven, by Tom Ables
River Run: The Big Sweep; Salmon River Trade Depended on Sweep Boats in the Old Days, by Ward Stevens
This Sporting Life: For Love of the Game; Idaho Stampede Coach Bryan Gates’ Quest for Excellence Isn’t Over Yet, by Tracy Graven
Mining Wars: Insurrection in Coeur d’Alene; From a Bloody Strike by Miners in 1892, Unions Arose Triumphant, by Jonathan Shipley
Around the Bend: Home in the High Country; A Wilderness Childhood Changed Her Forever, by Kaitlin Ens
Town Founder: The Duke of Weippe; He Wasn’t Really Royal, Except Maybe at Heart, by Michael Green
Activist: Victory in the Doing; In Snake River Country, He Fights the Good Fight, by Breland Draper
Recipe Contest: Portuguese Linguica Quiche, by Paula E. Faulkner; and Stella’s Icing, by Kitty Fleischman
IN THIS ISSUE!
Bloomington, Boise, Castleford, Clayton, Coeur d’Alene, Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Area, Miracle Hot Springs, Post Falls, Salmon River, Shelley, Weippe