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Ghostbusting at the Old Idaho Penitentiary

Unexplained Sights and Sounds, As Seen on TV By Ryan Gerluf    Photos Kimberlee Miller Imagine a place so haunting that it leaves your face ashen and sends chills down your spine—a place dedicated to breaking spirits, and seeking atonement…

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Avoiding Student Loans, One Step at a Time

Changing how Idahoans approach college costs Story Nicole Bare Kinney Idaho’s college tuitions are a frequent topic of conversation in the community, given that only half of students continue their education beyond high school. Following the Great Recession and rising…

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Rarity Rugs Founder Kent Johnson

Treasure Valley’s True Renaissance Man By Chelsea Chambers   Photos Kimberlee Miller Kent Johnson first came to our Treasure Valley from Southern California in 1969 as an Industrial Design student attending College of Idaho. The school taught him to further his…

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Finding Peace in Boise

Greenbelt Magazine Welcomes L.A. Photographer Kimberlee Miller Story Chelsea Chambers  Photos Kimberlee Miller As we all know, there aren’t many places like Idaho. More densely populated areas far away from nature make it tough to find even a moment’s peace…

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Pipe Dreams

The Boise Sculptor Turning Steel Pipes into Storied Art Story  Rachel Holt   Photos Kimberlee Miller D’Arcy Bellamy’s metal sculptures have been described conversely as dangerous and whimsical. There’s a contrary feeling to many of Bellamy’s metal pieces—shiny surfaces spite rough…

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Big Tree Arts

Boise non-profit delivers education and performance poetry By Chelsea Chambers Poetry slam enthusiast Cheryl Maddalena started non-profit Big Tree Arts (BTA) in July 2007 when she saw the local need for more literature and performance art education. (A poetry slam is a…

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Recycled Minds Comedy

Changing Lives Through Benefits of Improv Story Megan Bryant   Photo Recycle Minds Back in high school, Sean Hancock discovered the magic of improvisation – that high-energy space where he and his friends felt safe exploring unharnessed creativity in a nurturing,…

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Cooler Crabbin’

Deadliest Catch Star’s Unlikely Nampa Transition Story Drew Dodson   Photos Kimberlee Miller Ever wonder what the difference is between designing coolers and battling 40-foot seas, gale-force winds and salty crewman? Probably not as much as you might think, if you…

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Eyes of the World Imports

Story  Katie Kapro   Photos Krista Melone – Five By Five Photography Every day, countless commuters take 16th Street through downtown Boise’s Linen District. But only those in the know take a left at the red stucco building on the…

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Natural Intelligence

How the brain is inspiring the future of technology in Boise Story and Photos Marissa Lovell Imagine only being able to process one thing at a time. For every thought, sight, smell or movement, you would have to process each…

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