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2011-12, December 2011 (Castleford)

2011-12, December 2011 (Castleford)


Volume 11 Number 3

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    Of Miners and Toads
    by Robert McCarl

    A Boise State University professor of sociology calls on decades of personal research to portray the tough economic and ecological challenges faced by residents of the Silver Valley.

    Castleford—Spotlight City
    by Mike Cothern

    Throughout a lifetime in this Magic Valley hamlet, the author has had cause to ponder the meaning of “community,” and never more so than on one fateful day thirty years ago.

    Paint It Blue
    by Gracjan Kraszewski

    A history grad student explores the impact on Idaho of the Boise State Broncos’ famed, but not always beloved, blue turf.


    Comment: Deep Shot

    Twin Falls/Boise: Enlarging Idaho; How an At-Risk Young Man Found Freedom in Creativity, by Loyd Bakewell

    Sun Valley: What’s It All About?; An Old Fuss over whether Idahoans Created the Hokey Pokey, by Patrick Nance

    Coeur d’Alene: Hunter, Beware; How Much Should He Tell His Wife?, by Gabriel Rees

    Twin Falls/McCall: Wedding Dress Blues; Are You What You Wear?, by Elaine Ambrose

    Owyhee: Christmas at Owyhee; Home Alone with Santa in 1948, by Billy Rae Wall

    Preston: For the Birds; A Christmas Hunt? Never Again. But Still…, by Angela I. Nielson

    Idaho at Large: Head to Tail; Trailing along with the Sheep, by Steve Carr

    Recipe Contest: Pumpkin Gnocchi with Huckleberry Sauce and Apple Frizzles, courtesy of the Idaho Department of Agriculture, www.idahopreferred.com; and Aunt Violet’s Fudge and Peanut Brittle, courtesy of Linda Helms

    Calendar of Events: Customer Appreciation Day, Lava Hot Springs

    Aberdeen, Boise, Castleford, Coeur d’Alene, Jerome, Lava Hot Springs, McCall, Oakley, Owyhee, Preston, Sun Valley, Twin Falls