Category Archives: 2016-01, January 2016 (Omill)

Omill–Spotlight

Many people have a place in their past that they hold dear in their hearts and minds, a place whose memory can restore the happiness, freedom, independence, and growth they experienced there. For nearly forty years, the all-but-forgotten sawmilling community of Omill has been that place for our family and close friends. Continue reading

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How Wild Is Wild?

On a junket to the Priest Lake Museum to view a moonshining exhibit in the summer of 2014, I encountered my friend, Kris Runberg Smith, and asked how the book I knew she was working on about Priest Lake was going. She looked at me imploringly. “I just want it to be done,” she said. Continue reading

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Fire, Fire, Everywhere

Abnormally hot weather last June left land across Idaho and in much of the West parched. The daytime highs were above a hundred, unusual for a month that’s typically known for rain. By the first part of July, my parents and grandparents, all of whom live in Bonner County, were talking about the fire at Bayview. Fires don’t generally start that early and it promised to be a long, hot summer. Continue reading

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