Wiring the Backcountry
By Betty Derig with Melissa Derig
Back in the early 1920s, what was then called the Idaho Primitive Area got telephone communication. The descendants of one such worker explore his journal.
King Hill – Spotlight City
By Dean Worbois
A place of rocks and steep grades was in bad need of irrigation if it were to become habitable. Here’s a story of amazing engineering feats to make that happen.
The King Hill Diaries
By Jerry Eichhorst
As an accompaniment to this month’s Spotlight City feature, a researcher of pioneer diaries provides excerpts from the writings of early travelers in the area.
Comments: Upper Gospel Lake
Southern Idaho: Here Comes the Night, by Jon Mills
Hells Canyon: Riverboat, Ahoy, by Grove Koger
Redfish Lake: On the Beach, by Michael Stubbs
Snake River Plain: With Bat Man and Snake Lady, by Kris Millgate
Sawtooth Mountains: After Summer, by Rachel Gattuso
Caldwell: Recycling Forever, by Les Tanner
Soda Springs: Hooked on Books, by Joe Davis
Idaho at Large: I Shall Golf My Age, by Steve Carr
Recipes: Crockpot Apple Cobbler Cake; Simple, Delicious Salsa
Calendar of Events: Sawtooth Salmon Festival, Stanley
IN THIS ISSUE!
Big Creek, Caldwell, Fort Hall, Hells Canyon, Homedale, King Hill, Pierce, Redfish Lake, Salmon, Sawtooth Mountains, Snake River Plain, Soda Springs, Stanley