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2007-05, May 2007 (Ammon)

2007-05, May 2007 (Ammon)


Volume 6 Number 8

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    Embracing Opportunity; Raising Disabled Youth 
    by Sara Mitton

    Throughout Idaho, the families of developmentally disabled children go to great, oftentimes amazing lengths, to get their children the help or care they need to keep them happy and healthy. And while there are a host of individuals and agencies that can help provide the services their children need, what these kids require most are loving, committed, and conscientious parents. Here are the stories of some of those parents and their children.

    Ammon—Spotlight City 
    by Mary Jane Fritzen

    Settled originally by second generation Utah LDS pioneers in search of new land and opportunity and named after an individual in the Book of Mormon, this town of 13,000 has always been predominantly Mormon in composition. Close proximity to a growing Idaho Falls has contributed to a resurgent and energetic town that, while in transition, retains its historical can-do energy and optimism.

    Glen Taylor; Not Just Another Politician
    by Bill Ryan

    One of the most colorful figures to grace the Idaho political stage, Glen Taylor started as a bandleader with the Glendora Players, touring southern Idaho, northern Utah, and the surrounding states with a country-western band. He caught the political bug in 1938, however, and the maverick liberal Democrat spent the better part of the next twenty years campaigning in seven statewide elections (six for the U. S. Senate), winning once. Taylor was an original for any age.


    Book Review: Unsung Heroes and Settlers of Bonneville County, by Connie B. Otteson, Reviewed by Sheila Winther

    2007 Fiction Contest: Announcing the Winners

    Tales of the Trail: The Goodale North Trail, by Les Tanner

    Studebaker Says: Reporting on Elk Hunting, by William Studebaker

    One Spud Short: A Bit of Nostalgia, by Bill Corbett

    Family Matters: A Day Off in Idaho, by Dallin Moon

    Northern Exposure: Babes in the Woods, by Lee Ann Bonds

    Winged Things: A Family of Owls, by Jamey Colter

    Life’s Lessons: The Kangundo Hills and Idaho Rivers, by Dr. Vincent Muli Kituku

    Animal Kingdom: Cotus the Coyote, by Curt DeWayne (Dee) Fullmer

    Heritage Trust: Log Home; The Work of a Master Axeman, by Marylyn Cork

    Recipe Contest: Chinese Quail Salad; Tied 2006 General Recipe Winner, by Maryann Merrick & Rhubarb Cake, by Ruby Tanner

    May Contributors

    Ammon, Boise, Bonneville County, Brownlee Dam, Caldwell, Cambridge, Carey, Eagle, Mackay, Pocatello, Priest River, Rexburg, Soda Springs, Spirit Lake, Twin Falls