Deeper Than Snow: Without Their Snowmobiles Could They Make It to Safety?
by Ranee Haight
A snowmobiling trip in remote country north of Fairfield goes awry. Very seriously awry.
by Judith Manzoni Ward
When an East Coast denizen visits a lifelong friend in her new Idaho hometown, the grandeur of the West comes alive.
When the Slot Machines Went Out: Gambling and Prostitution Dominated Kellogg’s Heyday
by Julie Whitesel Weston
In an excerpt from her book about growing up in Kellogg, the author visits with oldtimers who recall a wild town of hard-gambling miners and ladies of the night.
Comment: Authenticity Rising; Idahoans Shine on Winter Teams
Cover Feature: Hurricane Watch; For Boise’s Speedy Peterson, Will This Olympics Be Golden?, By Tracie Fails Heffernan
Reminiscence: Harry’s Hat; By Teri Wade-Craig
Naming Things: Blackmon with an “O”; A Primer on How to Correct the Names of Idaho Places, By Jim Ridenour
Secret Service: The Man on the Tower; Edd Woslum Confronts An Infamous Enemy, ByDavid Rauzi
Idaho Spirits: Tonic, Anyone?; Out of the Ashes of Ethanol In Idaho Rises Potato Vodka, By Bill Ryan
Tragic History: Thunderstruck; A Lovely Day Suddenly Turns Bad, By Connie Otteson
Eulogy: Nik’s Ashes; Snowboarding in Memoriam, By Desiré Aguirre
Recipe Contest: Olympian Burgers; Lamb Meatballs with Mint Ragú; Shrimp Party Dip
IN THIS ISSUE!
Boise, Darby, Kellogg, McCammon, Meridian, Rigby, Schweitzer, South Fork Boise River, White Bird, White Clouds