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Northern Highs

Posted on by Alice Schenk / Comments Off on Northern Highs

Up Scotchman and Illinois Peaks Story and Photos by Alice Schenk The author is nearing completion of her efforts to climb the high point in each of Idaho’s forty-four counties, which she has chronicled in these pages. Here,
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Butter

Posted on by Rick Just / Comments Off on Butter

Thomas Moran Couldn’t Make It By Rick Just Photos Courtesy of Rick Just My family came into Idaho a few weeks after it became a territory. My Great-Grandfather Nels Just was a freighter, a rancher, and Bingham County
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Two Selway Legends

Posted on by Lorie Palmer / Comments Off on Two Selway Legends

Ernie Bohn and His Biographer By Lorie Palmer Russell I first met John Crawford early this year, when he bounced into the Idaho County Free Press office in Grangeville where I work. I use the word “bounced” because
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One by One

Posted on by Mike Turnlund / Comments Off on One by One

The Best Way to Make Scientists By Mike Turnlund I recently retired after teaching for many years at Clark Fork Jr/Sr High School in Clark Fork, which has a population of 536. During my time as a teacher,
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August 2021 Map

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

THIS ISSUE! Boise, Boise River, Caldwell, Coeur d’Alene, Council, Idaho Falls, Illinois Peak, Kellogg, Nez Perce National Forest, Peck, Pingree, Pocatello, Scotchman Peak, Snake River, Wallace This content is available for purchase. Please select from available options. Register
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Trainspotting

Posted on by John Vivian / Comments Off on Trainspotting

Growing Up in Kellogg, Part Six By John Vivian This is part of a series of previously unpublished excerpts from the author’s reminiscences of his youth, which he assembled for friends and former classmates. For a kid who
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Chasing Vardis Fisher

Posted on by Amy McClellan / Comments Off on Chasing Vardis Fisher

In a Beleaguered League of Writers By Amy McClellan Photos Courtesy of Idaho Writers’ League In 2016, the once-mighty Idaho Falls chapter of the Idaho Writers’ League (IWL) vanished. It happened so abruptly that some members were stunned
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