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Art Is Life

Posted on by Jessica Tookey / Comments Off on Art Is Life

And Lack of It Almost Killed Me Story and Photos by Jessica Tookey A curly-headed little girl barely old enough to hold a pencil began to draw and to write under the tutelage of her older sister, using
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June 2017 Calendar

Posted on by Ruby Tanner / Comments Off on June 2017 Calendar

By Ruby Tanner In spite of our efforts to ascertain that events listed in our calendar are described accurately, cancellations or changes due to weather, illness of performers, and other such things, although rare, are bound to occur.
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Building a Hay Barn

Posted on by Jim and Holly Akenson / Comments Off on Building a Hay Barn

The Old Way in New Idaho By Jim Akenson with Holly Akenson The Akensons, both biologists, spent twenty-one years over three decades (1982-1990 and 1997-2010) at the University of Idaho’s Taylor Ranch in the Frank Church–River of No
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Chubbuck–Spotlight

Posted on by Elise Barker / Comments Off on Chubbuck–Spotlight

On the Cusp of Change Story and Photos by Elise Barker From our home on the West Bench in Pocatello, we have a view of Chubbuck. The two cities have always appeared indistinguishable to me (the lights twinkle
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Textiles to Ride

Posted on by Georgia Wier / Comments Off on Textiles to Ride

The Saddle Blanket Weaver By Georgia Wier On a drive back to Oregon in 2013, after having spent ten years working as a folklorist in Colorado, I arranged to make a stop in Idaho to meet Linda Morton-Keithley.
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Who’s the Wise One?

Posted on by Steve Carr / Comments Off on Who’s the Wise One?

Ask the Marshmallow Bunny By Steve Carr I’m writing this on a Monday after having enjoyed a lovely weekend of honey-glazed ham topped off with dozens of tiny tin foil-wrapped chocolate eggs. I refrained, however, from other holiday
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Not Just Greedy Barons

Posted on by Rick Just / Comments Off on Not Just Greedy Barons

The Story Behind Harriman State Park By Rick Just Maybe I misjudged the Harrimans. Almost three decades of working for the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation helped me to appreciate the importance to the agency of the
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On the Team

Posted on by Drew Winkelmaier / Comments Off on On the Team

College Baseball As a Rite of Passage By Drew Winkelmaier Joel Bate, the athletic director at the College of Southern Idaho, doesn’t want new recruits to arrive in Twin Falls during daylight hours because, he says, “They do
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Arnica City

Posted on by Jerry W. Davis / Comments Off on Arnica City

Could the Dream Be Real? Story and Photos by Jerry W. Davis I noticed long ago that arnicas never grow alone, always in groups. To my mind, these large, bold, yellow blossoms—which are common throughout the lower-elevation pine
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