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Our 2020 Fiction Contest Winners

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IDAHO magazine’s 2020 Fiction Contest Winners have been chosen. All the victors will receive IDAHO magazine’s Tensegrity Award, a beautiful and intricate handmade structure of sticks and string held together through tension and compression, without the need for glue
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Hunkered Down

Posted on by Kim Steinberg / Comments Off on Hunkered Down

By Kim Steinberg This story is offered free in its entirety this month. I am not isolating, quarantining, or sheltering in place. I am hunkering down. My world, near the Boise foothills, has shrunk to a pearl in
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Small West

Posted on by Keith Knight / Comments Off on Small West

History in Wood and Nails By Keith Knight Photos by Lillian Baumgart A neighbor stopped by for a visit at my home shop in Hayden one afternoon and as we sat around shooting the breeze, he mentioned that
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The Twelve Junipers of Wapi

Posted on by Will Peterson / Comments Off on The Twelve Junipers of Wapi

Look but Don’t Move By Will Peterson Photos by Roger Boe Twenty years ago, the Craters of the Moon National Monument, so long confined to forty-five thousand acres, was extended by executive order to 750,000. It was the
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Flatbread/Caramels

Posted on by Amy Story Larson / Comments Off on Flatbread/Caramels

By Amy Story Larson Furlough Flatbread INGREDIENTS 2 c. flour 1-1/4 c. lukewarm water 1 Tbsp. baking powder 1 tsp. kosher salt 1 Tbsp. melted butter Optional: powdered garlic or onion powder to taste for savory, or 2
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May 2020 Calendar

Posted on by Les Tanner / Comments Off on May 2020 Calendar

By Les Tanner Many cancellations or changes in these events are likely to occur because of concerns about the coronavirus disease Covid-19. We nevertheless show them here, because one goal of the magazine, including the Calendar, is to
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Beloved Trumpeter

Posted on by Paige Miller / Comments Off on Beloved Trumpeter

The Swans’ Resurgence Sparks Research Story and Photos by Paige Miller On a late May morning in the heart of Bear Lake Valley, I sat in the passenger seat of a pickup truck while a U.S. Fish and
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Trail-Blasters

Posted on by Dan Eaton / Comments Off on Trail-Blasters

Teenagers Who Forged Our Wilderness Hikes By Dan Eaton Photos courtesy of Dan Eaton When you read the logs of backcountry trips in the Big Horn Crags area of the Salmon River Mountains, they describe Beaver Slide Trail
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Minority Rapport

Posted on by Marylyn Cork / Comments Off on Minority Rapport

A Chick Ducks In By Marylyn Cork The feed store owner scooped fifty sunshine-yellow chicks into a crate for me to take home to raise. Those leghorns were cute, yes. But my eye was caught by twenty-five peeping
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