Category : Features

Shining a Spot Light on Sun Valley Film Festival’s Laura Mehlhaff

by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, photography courtesy of Sun Valley Film Festival Boise native Laura Mehlhaff—Director of Programming of the Sun Valley Film Festival (SVFF)—has worked in film in Los Angeles, New York City, Baltimore, and Albuquerque, but is enthusiastic about growing…

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10 Novel Ideas for Valentine’s Day

For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul. – Judy Garland Love isn’t a one day event. It courses through our beings as sure as…

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6 Places to Chill

Whether relaxing with friends or shopping for trends, Boise has some cool spots to chill – these 6 fit the bill! by PAMELA KLEIBRINK THOMPSON The Springs A hot spot just 45 minutes from downtown Boise is The Springs, which…

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12 Fabulous Holiday Finds

This holiday season, shop local for all your gifts! By Liza Long   For the perfect holiday gifts this season, look no further than downtown Boise. A quick walk from BoDo to the Linen District to downtown 8th Street provides…

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Historical Boise

By Nicole Sharp, photography courtesy of Boise City Dept of Arts and History   In the late 1800s, Boise established its roots with a trifecta of historical events: the discovery of gold in the area, the foundation of a military…

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More Real Than Reality

Local photographers capture Boise’s landmarks By Chelsea Chambers “In photography there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.” – Alfred Stieglitz Photography is an art that captures the beauty of the moment and transforms it…

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Vacasa tu Casa

By Amy Larson, Photography courtesy of Vacasa tu Casa A summer’s worth of caring for an inherited 1898-built Washington Coast cabin was a lot of work and  good deal of a money pit for Eric Breon and his wife, Alia–so…

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Idaho’s Natural Healing

Taking the necessary steps toward health, happiness and longevity. By Chelsea Chambers, photography by Mark Dyrud Leading a healthy life is a catalyst for success, happiness, and internal satisfaction—but with so many doctors, practitioners, and choices, it’s often difficult to…

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Boise Farmer’s Market

Embodying Idaho’s commerce and community in one convenient location. By Chelsea Chambers, photography by Mark Dyrud Idaho’s landscape boasts a widely varied landscape, from our expansive wooded forests to the endless deserts and savannahs. Idaho is unique in its ability…

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A Guide to Gluten Free Boise

How to Live GF in the City of Trees By Lettie Stratton, photography by Pete Grady We’ve all had one—a gluten free disaster. Or if you haven’t, you know someone who has. You’ve been thinking about pizza all day. You…

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