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A Long Hiatus

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And a Lot of Idaho Talk Story and Photos by Max Jenkins When we left Idaho in June 1967, the sign at the outskirts of Boise read: “Population, 36,800 something.”  Meridian’s population was about twenty-two hundred and mostly
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Remembering Elma

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A Citizen of Soldier By Diana Hooley I’m glad there was enough snow in December for Soldier Mountain Ski Area to open. Brundage in McCall, Bogus Basin in Boise, and the Sun Valley Resort are all great if
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The Court-Martialed Priest

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Toussaint Mesplie, Idaho Pioneer By John J. O’Hagan In 1862, gold was discovered in the Boise Basin. Thousands of miners—many of them Irish Catholic—left the pretty much depleted California goldfields and settled in Idaho. Bishop Blanchett of Oregon
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Ripples in Time

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A Bridge and a Murder at Race Creek Photos posted on IDAHO magazine’s Facebook page often spark praise and reminiscence among our avid followers, but an image that appeared last fall did more than that: it unearthed the
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Making Memories

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In the Albany Mountains Story and Photos by Alice Schenk On a bluebird day in mid-November 2018, we stepped from the pickup, donned our hiking boots, hats, and backpacks, adjusted our trekking poles, and headed down the road
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Monster!

Posted on by Ross V. Walker / Comments Off on Monster!

A Dark and Stormy Encounter Story and Photos by Ross V. Walker I’ve been hearing about the Bear Lake Monster for decades, as long as I’ve lived in Montpelier. People supposedly have spotted the mysterious creature in the
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