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Way Fast on Snow

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When Skiing Was Shoeing Story and Photos by Ray Brooks In the fall of 1962, my nineteen-year-old brother returned from a deer hunt with a pair of eight-foot-long, weathered and warped, handmade wooden skis he had discovered in
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Wilkins Speedway [read this free]

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A Lot of Cars Totaled By Michael Vogt Photos Courtesy of Michael Vogt The author, who compiled an oral history of a horse racing track near Caldwell in the 1940s (“Sage Acres,” IDAHO magazine, January 2021) now does
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On Track

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Power-Walking through the Pandemic By Judy Felton Many years ago, a very wise Buhl School Board made the decision to invest in building an athletics track. It soon became known as one of the best in southern Idaho
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Sage Acres

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A Farmers’ Racetrack By Michael Vogt Photos Courtesy of Michael Vogt About a mile west of Farmway Road on Homedale Road near Huston—a farming community outside Caldwell that once was a center of Canyon County commerce—stood a racetrack
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The Rival

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Good at Everything Story and photos by Max Jenkins “They’re a fantastic dance team,” people kept saying. I wasn’t the jealous type, but it was hard not to be a little worried. This was in the 1950s at
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