Life After Nasa

by Edith Lynn Beer, photos by Mark Dyrud & Nasa Astronaut Steven Roy Swanson has lived all over the world. When he was a child his father’s work took his family to such places as South America, France, Italy, and eventually Steamboat Springs,...

A Trip Down the Greenbelt

by Chelsea Chambers, photos by Mark Dyrud When Boise wakes up to summer, it is nearly reflexive to jump on a bike and hit the Greenbelt trails for a day in the sun. The 25 mile stretch of paths twists and turns around the...

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Mother to Mother

by - May 3, 2016

A New Mom’s Perspective is Helping New Moms by Lonni Leavitt-Barker, photos by Mark Dyrud...

Flow

Spreading Love & Luck

by - May 3, 2016

The Penny Project Brings Boise Couple Years of Joy by Sara Mitton Cox, photos by...

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Beyond Summer School

by - May 3, 2016

The Best Time to Improve Your Grades is When School is Not in Session by Liza Long, photos by Mark Dyrud While most students can’t wait for the final bell that signals the start of summer vacation, many parents worry about how...

Recreation

Alive After Five Won’t Miss a Beat

by - May 3, 2016

by Brad Carlson, photos by Mark Dyrud Wednesday nights this summer, on a culturally rich block...

    North End

    Home Garden

    by - May 3, 2016

    Tips & Tricks for a Lush Garden This Year photos by Sara Mitton Cox, photos...

    Get Happy!

    NAMI Invites You to a Musical Celebration of Mental Health by Liza Long, photos by Mark Dyrud On May 11, local...

    by - May 3, 2016

    Dreams of Chocolate Come True

    Local chocolate startup finds success in taste and in business by Ken Levy When Eagle’s Kay Johnson had the opportunity to...

    by - March 1, 2016

    Alternative Community Potential

    EcoVillage evokes alternative community potential story and photography by Ken Levy Evolving plans are taking root just outside Garden City, where...

    by - January 4, 2016

    Legalitarian

    Terri Pickens Manweiler, women and children’s advocate. By Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, photography by Mark Dyrud Terri Pickens Manweiler wanted to be...

    by - November 3, 2015

    Paint ‘n Sip

    Anybody Can Paint and Enjoy Wine Too by Rachel Holt, photos by Mark Dyrud I wanted to make people’s lives better....

    by - May 3, 2016

    Reframing Radical

    TedX promises to change your thinking for good by Liza Long On April 2, 2016, 14 Boiseans with big ideas will...

    by - March 1, 2016

    Carsharing in Boise

    Moving toward car-free living in the City of Trees by Buffy Naillon According to the United Nations Population Fund, almost five...

    by - January 4, 2016

    The Opposite of Ordinary

    By Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, photography by Mark Dyrud Privada Estates is the flagship development of The Privada Group, which consists of...

    by - November 3, 2015

    Spreading Love & Luck

    The Penny Project Brings Boise Couple Years of Joy by Sara Mitton Cox, photos by Mark Dyrud When Jeanne Huff talks...

    by - May 3, 2016

    Band of Artists

    A new name, devoted customers, and a shift in spirit keeps Idaho Made thriving by Laura Wolsten, photography by Mark Dyrud...

    by - March 1, 2016

    Capitol Cellars

    One of our favorite local restaurants by Chelsea Chambers There’s almost nothing more enticing than a hot meal on a winter...

    by - January 4, 2016

    Going with the Flow

    The Aquarium of Boise begins a new chapter By Chelsea Chambers, photography by Mark Dyrud The Aquarium of Boise is the...

    by - November 3, 2015

    The Local

    A New Neighborhood Hangout by Rachel Holt, photos by Mark Dyrud My sister and I opened this place together. We grew...

    by - May 3, 2016

    Bee Wise Goods & Boise Bakery

    Charming boutique offers handmade and vintage gifts as well as delectable treats by Sara Mitton Cox, photography by Mark Dyrud When...

    by - March 1, 2016

    Fashion and Flair

    Amanda Woods on Fire Innovative Beauty by Ken Levy, photography by Bart Cepek Amanda Woods wants to beautify the Treasure Valley...

    by - January 4, 2016

    When the Shoe Fits

    Social justice entrepreneur Kenton Lee fills a need abroad and at home By Liza Long, photography by Mark Dyrud If you’re...

    by - November 3, 2015

    Get Out & Explore

    It’s Time to Hit the Hills by Chelsea Chambers, photos by Mark Dyrud The rush of success and triumph is unmatched...

    by - May 3, 2016

    Bricknowlogy

    Eagle store offers legos and more… by Lonni Leavitt-Barker, photography by Mark Dyrud Step inside Eagle’s Bricknowlogy store and you are...

    by - March 1, 2016

    Greenbikes

    For Dave Fotsch, Boise GreenBike has been an interesting ride by Brad Carlson, photography by Mark Dyrud Before spearheading the GreenBike...

    by - January 4, 2016

    Trail Guides for Start-Ups

    Trailhead provides a community clubhouse for entrepreneurs By Liza Long, photography by Mark Dyrud Jeff Reynolds is a self-described start up...

    by - November 3, 2015

    Making a Lasting Impression

    Ladybug Press’ Angela Stewart by Amy Story Larson, photos by Mark Dyrud When a former neighbor’s collection of vintage letterpresses sparked Angela...

    by - May 3, 2016

    Modern Midwifery

    Providing a unique journey to motherhood by Sara Mitton Cox The midwifery practice is still going strong and is even on...

    by - March 1, 2016

    Preserving Boise

    The Heritage Homes Tour and the importance of keeping Boise’s historic districts intact courtesy of Preservation Idaho Preservation Idaho has worked...

    by - January 4, 2016

    The Egyptian Theatre’s Destiny

    By Bavani Purushothaman, photography by Ruth Novella Stepping into the Egyptian Theatre takes me back in time to a bygone era....

    by - November 3, 2015

    Two-storied Creator & Connector

    Boise Bicycle Project Changes the Way Boise Bikes by Amy Larson, photos by Mark Dyrud A “creator and connector” might describe...

    by - May 3, 2016

    Dresstraveganza

    by Rachel Holt, photography by Mark Dyrud “Originally we had built a teen center and decided to give away prom dresses....

    by - March 1, 2016

    Idaho talisman

    Artist Geo Handy’s surprising medium and designs by Laura Wolstenholme, photography by Mark Dyrud Medium Hold a piece of Geo Handy’s...

    by - January 4, 2016

    Home for the Holidays

    Boise Council Member T.J. Thomson and his family celebrate a first this season By Liza Long, photography courtesy of T.J. Thomson...

    by - November 3, 2015

    Raising the Bar on Good Deeds

    Payette Brewing is Giving Back – One Keg at a Time by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, photos by Mark Dyrud Help is...

    by - May 3, 2016

    All is Swell in Bodo

    by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, photography by Mark Dyrud A new artist collective titled “Swell” features artists in working in their studios...

    by - March 1, 2016

    A Shift in Perspective

    The inspiring story of Joseph Sesay and how he sees America by Joseph Catrine McGregor Imagine traveling from a small African...

    by - January 4, 2016

    Cast a Line This Winter

    Boise and Big Wood Rivers offer excellent winter fly-fishing opportunities. By Laura Wolstenholme, photography courtesy of Idaho Angler As skies darken...

    by - November 3, 2015

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