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2009-01, January 2009 (Council)

2009-01, January 2009 (Council)


Volume 8 Number 4

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    Idaho Superlatives
    by Lynna Howard

    In this exclusive excerpt from a new book, Backcountry Roads Idaho, the author offers wondrous facts and musings on the state of the state, accompanied by the striking photography of her brother, Leland Howard.

    Council—Spotlight City
    by Dale Fisk

    A native-born historian examines his hometown’s changes and constancies throughout his own life and that of his forebears. In the process, he uncovers what really counts.

    The Last Greenhead
    by Richard E. Rice

    A duck hunter explains why he gets up early to stand shivering in icy water, scanning the skies. His contemplative answer goes back to a younger man, a dog, and a father cast in the strong, silent mold.



    Editor’s Note: The People Win, by Steve Bunk

    From the Tee: Winter Green; How Coeur d’Alene’s Landmark Golf Hole Survives the Weather, by Jerry Hitchcock

    Idaho Writer: Ground-truthing the Heart; Writer Joy Passanante Turns up the Heat, by Donna Emert

    One Spud Short: Stop, Drop, and Run; A Creative Nonfiction Account of the Runner’s Worst Nighmare, by Ward Stevens

    Natural History: Good and Evil; What Happens When Species Face Judgment?, by David R. Clark

    Who We Are: Deep Water; Sometimes It’s Best To Plumb the Depths, by Judy Grigg Hansen

    Around the Bend: The Brush Fit; A Woodsman Describes It, and Considers How to Whip It, by B.J. Campbell

    Changing Times: Once Around the Block; A Mother and Daughter Rate Their Neighborhood’s Sustainability, by Amy McClellan

    Recipe Contest: Spinach Snack Wraps, by Kitty Fleischman; New England Style Shrimp Boil, by Starlight Herb Company, and Lime-Pepper-Cilantro Cocktail Sauce, by Starlight Herb Company

    January Contributors

    Boise, Bonners Ferry, Coeur d’Alene, Council, Craters of the Moon National Monument, Garden City, Idaho Falls, Moscow, Pocatello, Tendoy, Twin Falls