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Jerome—Spotlight City

Posted on by Linda Helms / Comments Off on Jerome—Spotlight City

A Lifelong Resident Recounts the Changes By Linda Helms After a great farming year for our family in 1952, we got a brand-new car from the dealer in Jerome. We also bought a set of encyclopedias to put
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Rexburg—Spotlight City

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Diversity in a Small Package By Emily Miller We rolled into Rexburg with two giant moving vans in the middle of February 2019. The previous owners of our new home had left a couple weeks earlier, giving the
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Glenns Ferry—Spotlight City

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A Theatrical Town By Dorothy Drake When my husband Jim and I made an exploratory trip to Glenns Ferry in late 2018, our impression was of a time-worn town, run down in some places—yet as we drove around,
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Salmon—Spotlight City

Posted on by Tom Lopez / Comments Off on Salmon—Spotlight City

The Quintessence of Rugged Individualism By Tom Lopez IDAHO magazine published a Spotlight City feature on Salmon in our November 2002 issue. Now, almost two decades later, here’s a second profile of the town. I was an interloper
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Rockford—Spotlight

Posted on by Alice Elison / Comments Off on Rockford—Spotlight

On the River’s Far Side By Alice Elison Speeding east along Highway 39 in the early hours of Sunday, June 17, 1979, we entered Rockford, which was fewer than fifteen minutes to our final destination of Blackfoot. My
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Howe—Spotlight

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And the People of the Little Lost River Valley By Anna Sermon The wind in Howe often blows from the west, as it did on October 18, 2012, when the dance hall-bar-restaurant and the store, storage barn, and
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Smelterville—Spotlight

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Boom to Bust and Back Again By Mary Terra-Berns On a beautiful sky-blue but slightly blustery day last June, I flew at two thousand seven hundred feet from Coeur d’Alene to Missoula, Montana with my friend LaDonna Beaumont
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