Dead Last but Finished
by Kitty Fleischman
Billed as the Northwest’s toughest half-marathon, the Race to Robie Creek heads east from Boise into the mountains. For some, to finish is to win.
by Rachel Snow
A twenty-year resident of the Snake River Valley explains why she is determined to stay in this floodplain town of fertile soil.
A Nasty Mission Claim
by Steven D. Branting
Investigating the ruins of a long-lost mission church near Lapwai, the author puts together the pieces of a 19th Century embezzlement by Idaho’s second governor.
Comment: Idaho in Hats; Award Winners
Sun Valley: Above Idaho; A Veteran of Tandem Paragliding Rhapsodizes over the Flying Here, by Amy Crawford
Hollister: Vole versus Owl; A Farmer Summons Nature’s Pest Control, by Rob Morris
Caldwell: I Am Made of Idaho; What It Means to Be a Person in a Place, by Kate Lovan
Potlatch River: Get in the Boat; A Hesitant Canoeist Braves the Potlatch River with a Master, by Tara Roberts
Cocolalla: Different from Perfection; For a Master Mandolin Maker, Every Instrument Is Unique, by Desiré Aguirre
Bonneville County: Dream for Sale; When the Old Order Goes, It Can Be Hard to Accept the New, By Amy McClellan
Hells Canyon: A Week in the Canyon; Student-Tramping with a Woman in a Famous Hat, By Fred Hebert
Recipe Contest: Beef Ranch Zucchini Gnocchi, Recipe courtesy of the Idaho Beef Council; Jet’s Alaska & Beyond Tranquility River Macademia-Crusted Rainbow Trout, by Mike Kincaid; Garden Fresh Salad, by Greg Grasso
IN THIS ISSUE!
Boise, Bonneville County, Caldwell, Cocolalla, Hells Canyon, Hollister, Iona, Potlatch River, Spalding, Sun Valley