They Made the Desert Bloom: How a Family of Drillers and Inventors Played a Central Role in Irrigating Idaho
by Connie Otteson
Joe Andrew and his two sons drilled wells and invented breakthrough technologies for six decades in the Snake River Valley that helped to turn the desert green.
by Becky O’Meara
Generations of the author’s family have played central roles in the life of Middleton, which is among the oldest and fastest-growing towns in the state.
The Valley of Curious Names
by Alice H. Dunn
A lifelong ranching connection to Marsh Valley near Arimo leads the author into a historical quest for the origins of names behind the area’s places.
Comment: Congratulations in Order; Ten distinctions in the Pushcart Prizes, including one for an essay that appeared in IDAHO magazine
Ketchum: Built Like Idaho; The State’s Best Architecture Champions Simplicity, Strength, and Elegance
Nampa: A Winterhawk Mystery; Why Are All These Raptors Coming to My Backyard?, by Leon Powers
Owyhee: Putting up Hay; Post-War, Hard Times for Rail-Worker Families, by Billy Rae Wall
Boise: Between Man and Magic; A Foothills-Lover Ponders the Attraction, by Katherine Lovan
Twin Falls: The Devil’s Corral; Decades-Old Memories Revive on a Canyon Horseback Ride, by Loy Ann Bell
Hells Canyon: The Murder of Martin Hibbs; A Documentarian Reflects on the Death of a Rancher, by Patrick McCarthy
Idaho at Large: Transitions; Moving a Daughter into a Dorm Brings Back Wistful Memories, by Steve Carr
Recipe Contest: Peking Steak Bites; and Beef Brisket with Savory Carrots and Prunes, both recipes courtesy of the Idaho Beef Council
IN THIS ISSUE!
Ashton, Boise, Cascade, Hells Canyon, Idaho Falls, Island Park, Jerome, Ketchum, McCall, Middleton, Nampa, Owyhee, Priest Lake, Twin Falls