Category : Freestyle

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 a parent like I am, you’re probably familiar with the seemingly endless struggle to keep your children’s growing feet…

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A Trio of Visionaries

Gerold Dennett, Greg Simione, and H. Larry Leasure transform Garden Valley By Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, Photography by Lance Thompson The Garden Valley village of Crouch had plenty of small-town charm, community pride, and natural scenery. It did not, however, have a…

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Jaialdi

Celebrating Boise’s Basque Heritage By Rachel Holt, photography by Trevor and Amy Arana “My favorite part of Jaialdi is the concept of getting people together to celebrate the Basque culture. Seeing so many people here together and connecting every 5…

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a’Tavola

A true culinary gem in the Linen District By Nicole Sharp, Photography by Tia Crabtree Life happens at the kitchen table. Family and friends all around the world gather together at tables with one uniting factor: food. Lisa Peterson, owner…

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Bravo for “Bravo!”

Story by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson   In early 1968, United States Marines at the Khe Sanh fire base were surrounded and besieged by a numerically superior North Vietnamese force.  Over the 77-day siege, the marines were under constant rocket and…

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the invisible Idahoan

Black History Museum shares a vital part of our past by Rachel Holt photography by Pete Grady  Who is York? If you answered an African American man who was William Clark’s slave and scout for the Lewis and Clark exhibition…

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Janjou pâtisserie

Local artisan boutique bakery brings a taste of Europe to Boise story by Nicole Sharp Autumn has gently taken the stage—cozy sweaters and a slowing of daily pace are in season once again. My perfect cappuccino clinks happily on its…

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From Heritage to Legacy

The Foundation for Ada/Canyon Trail Systems (FACTS) and the Race to the Snake by Liza Long photography by Ken Levy In 1987, when Judy Peavy-Derr was elected as Ada County Commissioner, she envisioned a lofty goal for the Boise Greenbelt:…

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Miss Boise and Miss Capital City: Carolyn Pace and Kristen Tatilian

Beautiful spirits and lovely intentions By Pamela Kleibrink Thompson Photograpy by Pete Grady When I was a little girl, I watched the televised Miss America pageant with my mom. As a college student I competed in a local pageant. The…

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How Smart Are You?

By Tamara Simon Instructions: How smart are you? Take this quick test to peek inside the power of your brain. Test adapted from the Mensa test by Dr. Abbie Salny and America Mensa Ltd. 1)    While Bill was ironing his…

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