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My Brown Skin

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In a White World By Olivia Malmgren Photos Courtesy of the Malmgren Family The author, a high school senior in Boise, wrote the following piece last fall for an English class assignment. It is published here with permission.
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On Old Hill Road

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Endangered Family Farms Stick Together Story and Photos by Richard Mouser In 2005, my family made the decision to move away from the suburban neighborhoods of Eagle and buy an old home in the outskirts of Boise, on
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Gopher Hunt

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When the Exterminator Fails By Kim Steinberg The Boise moon was a quarter-orb of bright light in the southern midnight sky. Later it morphed into a cloud of daytime moon. My cream-colored golden doodles, Sammy and Nala, moaned
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Hunkered Down

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By Kim Steinberg This story is offered free in its entirety this month. I am not isolating, quarantining, or sheltering in place. I am hunkering down. My world, near the Boise foothills, has shrunk to a pearl in
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Lost in the Sprawl

Posted on by Sue Newcombe / Comments Off on Lost in the Sprawl

From Too Small to Too Big By Sue Newcombe “Where’s the rest of the store?” I asked the lady behind the counter at the department store in downtown Boise. The lady’s eyes widened in surprise. “What do you
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Where They Lie

Posted on by John J. O'Hagan / Comments Off on Where They Lie

Secluded but Not Forgotten Story and photos by John J. O’Hagan As I travel up Mountain Cove Road into the Boise foothills, a cemetery suddenly looms to my left on a desolate hillside. Its brooding presence demands a
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The Silver Spur

Posted on by Nicole Sharp / Comments Off on The Silver Spur

More Than Just a Dance Hall By Nicole Sharp Photos courtesy of the J.D. Smith Family Do you remember? The good old days when we danced all night at Ruby Creek, Horseshoe Bend, Mayfield, etc., to music with
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