Daily Archives : January 2, 2014

Preventative Cycling

Stay safe on Boise’s streets. By Kirk Walton Photography John Webster You may have seen the white bicycles around Boise, reminders of tragedy for cyclists in our community. In the wake of three recent cycling deaths, Boiseans are starting to…

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The Lego Master

Idaho Nonprofit Center’s membership director Richard Mussler-Wright has an unusual passion. By Ken Levy Photography By Pete Grady He’s an advocate of teaching and loves to help people to help each other.Richard Mussler-Wright, membership director of the Idaho Nonprofit Center,…

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Lake Quest

One man searches for alpine lakes in Idaho. By Robert McKie Photography by Robert McKie Every spring, when the snow recedes up Shafer Butte, my thoughts turn to mountain lakes. When I was twelve, I hiked to Leggit Lake with…

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The Troubadour

Thomas Paul makes beautiful music in Boise. By Kate Matthws Photography by James Max Boise troubadour Thomas Paul is a bit of musical wonder kid… Except that he’s not quite a kid any more. But chronological age aside, Paul’s musical…

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Gotta Dance

BODY!JAM from Les Mills is the latest fitness phenomenon. By Dylan Haas Photography by John Webster Are we human? Or are we dancer? BODYJAM participants are both.It might look like BODYJAM is “just another” dance-based group fitness class. However don’t…

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Affordable Alternatives

The People’s Clinic brings traditional Chinese Medicine to the rest of us. By Elisabeth McKetta Photography by James Max The People’s Clinic celebrated its fifth anniversary this past November. Since 2008, they have made acupuncture affordable for “the rest of…

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Modern Food Love

Chef Nate Whitley provides locally sourced culinary delights. By Elizabeth McKetta Photography by Copper Chadwick Once upon a time, Modern Hotel was just a hotel. It had several dozen comfortable rooms but no restaurant. Then, as Remi Courcenet, Food &…

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Bad Dancing Brain Child

Sarah Shamblin knows how to have fun. By Amy Larson Photography by James Max Sarah Shamblin Foster uses both sides of her brain equally. “Verified by the U.S. Air Force Academy, thank you very much,” Shamblin laughs, explaining they tested…

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Making Art from Dirt

Heidi Kraay explores the art of living and dying. By Elisabeth McKetta Photography by John Webster Heidi Kraay always has a whole bevy of projects going on at once (“I say yes a lot,” she admits.) “Boise is an organic…

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The Sound of Local Music

Steve Eaton talks about the Idaho Song Writers Association. By Emma Arnold Photography by Candace Sweet Steve Eaton wasn’t looking to start a movement; he just wanted to make friends. While living in Nashville, he regularly attended a singer/songwriter night…

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