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2012-06, June 2012 (Genesee)

2012-06, June 2012 (Genesee)


Volume 11 Number 9

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You’re Not Taking Him
by Gary Oberbillig

When federal government officials arrived in Fairfield during World War II, intent on interning people of Japanese descent, the town stood up and refused to surrender their longtime neighbor, Jimmy Yamamoto.

Genesee РSpotlight City 
by David Wahl

Storytelling has always been central in the life of the author, who grew up hearing tales tall and true about the past and present of Genesee, where he now passes on the lore to his offspring.

Circling Back Around
by Amy Larson

The author’s wariness toward airplanes changes after a friendship with a World War II ace and a visit to Nampa’s Warhawk Air Museum lead to a meeting with the pilot of a plane she had seen aloft long ago.


Comment: Snapshots

Treasure Valley: Derby Fever; Around Idaho Zealous Women Don Roller Skates, by Ruth Knox

Bayhorse: The Bayhorse Saga; A Two-Decade Struggle to Preserve a Ghost Town, by Ernest J. Lombard

Idaho City: An Old Yellow Caboose; Three Guys and a Train Car, by Tim Mosgrove

Statewide: Saving Beauty; Is Idaho’s Allure Endangered, by Art Hale

Statewide: The Marker Hunter; What Do Those Plaques Say?, by Rebecca Maxwell

Idaho Books: Original Do-It-Yourselfers, by Gaye Bunderson

Idaho at Large: Have a Double Eagle Day, by Steve Carr

Recipes: Hummus Salad, courtesy of Idaho Preferred; Caramel Dumplings,courtesy of Marcy Campbell

Calendar of Events: Face-to-Fish Day, Boise

Bayhorse, Boise, Fairfield, Genesee, Idaho City, Malad, McCammon, Nampa, Treasure Valley, White Bird, Winchester


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