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Hepzibah and I

Posted on by Ron McFarland / Comments Off on Hepzibah and I

Only Fools Rush In By Ron McFarland One could suppose that living pretty much in the middle of Moscow, on the corner of busy Ninth and Barnes, Georgia and I might not provide suitable habitat for the likes
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Shane’s Waterwheel

Posted on by Lewis Orson Brown / Comments Off on Shane’s Waterwheel

Depression-Era Ingenuity By Lewis Orson Brown IDAHO magazine recently received the following story from Judy B. Frederick of Boise. In an email, Judy told us the story’s author “was my birth father whom I never met.” She added,
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Grandma Morris

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Pioneer Tough By Max Jenkins In April 1916, after enduring several years of drought in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, Grandma and Granddad moved with their four children to Idaho. Grandma’s brothers and sisters had already purchased train tickets to
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Fraser and Fraser

Posted on by Kit Herndon / Comments Off on Fraser and Fraser

In Search of Both By Kit Herndon It was circa 1962 and we were blessed with another beautiful day at Wagon Wheel Bay on Payette Lake. My sister Anne, who was then about nine years old, and I ventured off in our kayak to visit our older brother Fraser. I’m not even
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June 2021 Map

Posted on by Ann Hottinger / Comments Off on June 2021 Map

THIS ISSUE! American Falls, Caldwell, Challis, Garden City, Inkom, Jump Creek Canyon, Kellogg, Moscow, Payette Lake, Snake River, Twin Falls This content is available for purchase. Please select from available options. Register & Purchase  Purchase Only

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Twin Falls—Spotlight

Posted on by Em English / Comments Off on Twin Falls—Spotlight

Beauty Sudden As a Waterfall By Em English The country we were traversing is all that can be imagined of desolation. A region of appalling sterility and loneliness. The wild sage whose ash-colored leaves do not even mock
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Shacks and Smelter Smoke

Posted on by John Vivian / Comments Off on Shacks and Smelter Smoke

Growing Up in Kellogg, Part Four By John Vivian Part Four in a series of excerpts from the author’s reminiscences of his youth, which he assembled for friends and former classmates. Behind our house on Railroad Avenue and
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The Most Beautiful Thing

Posted on by Brody Barrus / Comments Off on The Most Beautiful Thing

In the Most Beautiful Place By Brody Barrus Every bend of the South Fork of the Snake River as it slithers and cuts through eastern Idaho bleeds beauty. Tall luscious cottonwoods tower over the river, providing a home
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Dad’s Advice

Posted on by Steve Carr / Comments Off on Dad’s Advice

Remember Who You Are By Steve Carr Thinking about Father’s Day, the third Sunday in June, reminds me that both my parents came from families with long histories of spotty churchgoing traditions. Although Dad preferred to ski or
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