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2012-01, January 2012 (Cambridge)

2012-01, January 2012 (Cambridge)


Volume 11 Number 4

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    Grave Fever
    by James Spencer

    The first death of a top kayaker in America occurred four decades ago on the Bruneau River, but exactly where is the remote burial site? The author mounts a relentless investigation.

    Cambridge—Spotlight City
    by Nanette Truelsen Rhodes

    The current mayor recalls her arrival more than twenty years ago in this town on the Weiser River, and compares those first impressions to Cambridge’s past and present.

    Girls Who Camp
    by Susan Swetnam

    In southern Idaho, four historic Girl Scout camps have introduced girls to the rigors of outdoor life for generations, expanding on traditional gender roles. For an upcoming centennial celebration, the transformative Girl Scout experience in Idaho is examined in words and photos.


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    Grangeville: Idaho’s Iditarod Man; Kirk Barnum Prepares Again for the Famous Dog-Sled Race, by Lorie Palmer

    Orofino: Travels with Cece; Tales from an Idaho Governor’s Press Secretary, by Chris Carlson

    Salmon: The Road to Salmon; One Way or the Other, It Will Change Your Life, by Candice Genovese

    Blackfoot: Rice Bowl; A Tea Ceremony in WWII Idaho, by DeLoris Henscheid

    Twin Falls: Barbara Morgan and Me; Space Traveler, Space Travel Writer, by Jill Michaels

    Nampa: Oldtimer; What “Tough” Means in Idaho, by Tom Claycomb III

    Idaho at Large: Pride-aho for Christmas, by Steve Carr

    Recipe Contest: Cranberry Chili, by Susan Harris; Aunt Ida’s Portuguese Sweet Rice, courtesy of Paula Falkner

    Calendar of Events: Winter Carnival, McCall

    Blackfoot, Boise, Cambridge, Grangeville, Island Park, McCall, Nampa, Orofino, Owyhee County, Pocatello, Salmon, Twin Falls