Monthly Archives : January 2017

Go Natural

Local companies who make a conscious effort to supply natural products. by the individual business owners ZURSUN IDAHO HEIRLOOM BEANS Taste and thrift, health and heritage Zursun Idaho Heirloom Beans located in Twin Falls, ID has been a leading distributor…

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Delicious! Out West Dining with HelloMeridian

Follow instagram @HelloMeridian for a delicious look at Meridian’s food scene. by Natalie Plummer @hellomeridian Rice 228 E PLAZA ST, EAGLE We love Rice in Eagle for many reasons, but mainly we like being able to choose from many different…

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Unity in the Community

by Halle Smith What’s better than potatoes and blue turf in the State of Idaho? Knowing your tax dollars are going towards funding projects that promote economic growth. After taking one look at the IGEM program, you’ll be confident to…

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Lincoln’s Link to Idaho

by Ryan Gerulf More than any other state, Idaho is related to Abraham Lincoln,” claims the Idaho Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission. Though this claim may be debatable, there is no question that Abraham Lincoln left a lasting legacy on the…

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The Writing Life

by Mike Turner Alan Heathcock, world traveler, Whiting Award winner, fellowship lecturer, and Chicago native, calls Boise his home. His first book, Volt, earned praise for its portrayal of lives bent but not broken, by grim circumstances. It was named…

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Aspire to Inspire

by Liza Long What do people who live with mental illness look like? Erin Lorensen, Jessica Wyman, and Kristen Johnson look like successful, attractive, busy women who found a common calling on the Mrs. Idaho pageant stage in 2015 and…

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Time to Think About Trauma Care

by Brad Carlson Mark Urban, trauma-care physician and practitioner of a way of life revolving around expecting the unexpected, is a major supporter of Citizen First Care Providers Month activities in February. So he’s happy to list ways bystanders can…

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Entrepreneurial Roots

by Mike Turner Shaun Buck is a serial entrepreneur who started creating businesses in high school. He now operates one of the largest newsletter printing companies in the world — The Newsletter Pro, based in Boise. The business has seen…

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Idaho Digital Learning Academy

by Malcolm Hong A strong workforce is the lifeblood that fuels the growth of a healthy state economy. However, according to non-profit Alliance for Science & Technology Research in America (ASTRA), Idaho is projected to grow the number of STEM…

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Dental Rat

by Amanda Leona A mouse is just a mouse unless it’s a Dental RAT, R.A.T. that is, a Remote Access Terminal.  The latest in periodontal charting, the Dental R.A.T. is a hands-free solution that helps to improve productivity, hygienist efficiency,…

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