Of Miners and Toads
by Robert McCarl
A Boise State University professor of sociology calls on decades of personal research to portray the tough economic and ecological challenges faced by residents of the Silver Valley.
by Mike Cothern
Throughout a lifetime in this Magic Valley hamlet, the author has had cause to ponder the meaning of “community,” and never more so than on one fateful day thirty years ago.
Paint It Blue
by Gracjan Kraszewski
A history grad student explores the impact on Idaho of the Boise State Broncos’ famed, but not always beloved, blue turf.
Comment: Deep Shot
Twin Falls/Boise: Enlarging Idaho; How an At-Risk Young Man Found Freedom in Creativity, by Loyd Bakewell
Sun Valley: What’s It All About?; An Old Fuss over whether Idahoans Created the Hokey Pokey, by Patrick Nance
Coeur d’Alene: Hunter, Beware; How Much Should He Tell His Wife?, by Gabriel Rees
Twin Falls/McCall: Wedding Dress Blues; Are You What You Wear?, by Elaine Ambrose
Owyhee: Christmas at Owyhee; Home Alone with Santa in 1948, by Billy Rae Wall
Preston: For the Birds; A Christmas Hunt? Never Again. But Still…, by Angela I. Nielson
Idaho at Large: Head to Tail; Trailing along with the Sheep, by Steve Carr
Recipe Contest: Pumpkin Gnocchi with Huckleberry Sauce and Apple Frizzles, courtesy of the Idaho Department of Agriculture, www.idahopreferred.com; and Aunt Violet’s Fudge and Peanut Brittle, courtesy of Linda Helms
Calendar of Events: Customer Appreciation Day, Lava Hot Springs
IN THIS ISSUE!
Aberdeen, Boise, Castleford, Coeur d’Alene, Jerome, Lava Hot Springs, McCall, Oakley, Owyhee, Preston, Sun Valley, Twin Falls