Category : The Dirt

transform your life, one meal at a time

Story by Bavani, Photos by Amanda Antilla As I sit across the table from Martin Ronquillo and Norton Gumbo, the co-founders of the iOS application, Meal Prep by Papaya, their enthusiasm and energy are apparent.  I can’t help but step…

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Delicious Boise Restaurant

Story by Brandon Coates, Photos by Peppershock Media When Chef Richard Langston learned about a new “boutique hotel” opening in downtown Boise in 2017 it piqued his interest. Chef Langston and his wife and business partner, Melinda, have been looking…

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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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Some New Recruits

Talentpair Shows Us a New Way for Startups to Recruit by Pierce Koehn, photos by Amanda Antilla Sitting in the heart of downtown Boise, a new company is helping startups find talent for their company. Talentpair, founded in 2014 has…

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The Art Behind The Story

The BAM Tall Tales Exhibit Sparks a Creative Conversation by Liza Long, photos by BAM We’ve all heard that a picture is worth a thousand words. This September, Lacey Daley, Zack M. Evans, and Hannah Rodabaugh, three local writers with…

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The Da Vinci Doctor

by Rachel Holt, photos by Mark Dyrud “We’re all about education. We should be utilizing leading technology, like the da Vinci system, but explain it in a way the patient can understand; where her and I come together and come…

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Raising the Bar on Good Deeds

Payette Brewing is Giving Back – One Keg at a Time by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, photos by Mark Dyrud Help is on tap for Treasure Valley non-profits, thanks to Michael Francis, owner of Payette Brewing Company. “Kegs4Kause is a unique, recurring event…

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All is Swell in Bodo

by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, photography by Mark Dyrud A new artist collective titled “Swell” features artists in working in their studios as well as gallery and retail space. The environment is a creative hub that is open for the public…

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A Shift in Perspective

The inspiring story of Joseph Sesay and how he sees America by Joseph Catrine McGregor Imagine traveling from a small African village to Boise – blind. Joseph Sesay is an 18-year-old Sierra Leonean who is living in Boise for a…

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Cast a Line This Winter

Boise and Big Wood Rivers offer excellent winter fly-fishing opportunities. By Laura Wolstenholme, photography courtesy of Idaho Angler As skies darken and snow falls, some fly fishers sadly stow their gear as they dream of next year’s biting trout. You…

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