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March 1, 2016

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…

March 1, 2016

Band of Artists

A new name, devoted customers, and a shift in spirit keeps Idaho Made thriving by Laura Wolsten, photography by Mark Dyrud Survival as an artist requires a few essentials. Courage, as the iconic artist Georgia O’Keefe wrote; also, money (definitely…

March 1, 2016


Eagle store offers legos and more… by Lonni Leavitt-Barker, photography by Mark Dyrud Step inside Eagle’s Bricknowlogy store and you are walking into what has to be nirvana for kids (and a lot of adults). The store is candy for…

March 1, 2016

Dreams of Chocolate Come True

Local chocolate startup finds success in taste and in business by Ken Levy When Eagle’s Kay Johnson had the opportunity to buy out a chocolate company and offer high-quality products, he knew his dream had come true. Johnson founded and…

March 1, 2016

Modern Midwifery

Providing a unique journey to motherhood by Sara Mitton Cox The midwifery practice is still going strong and is even on the rise in recent years. But most people don’t realize the full scope of patient care it offers. Midwives…

March 1, 2016


by Rachel Holt, photography by Mark Dyrud “Originally we had built a teen center and decided to give away prom dresses. Within 3 weeks we had 100 dresses and when we opened we had a line of 100 people. Every…

March 1, 2016

Rhodes Skatepark Remodel

Article Sponsored By: by Chelsea Chambers, photography by Mark Dyrud Rhodes Skatepark has been an iconic piece of Boise history since it was first designed in 1992 by former Ada County highway commissioner, Glenn Rhodes. While functional and still widely…

March 1, 2016

Idaho Botanical Garden

Summer is coming, see what is happening at the Idaho Botanical Garden…LEARN MORE

March 1, 2016

Courageous Kids Climbing

Courageous Kids Climbing is based in McCall and coordinates free rock wall climbing and bouldering opportunities for children with special needs as well as supports the Courageous Kids Scholarship Fund at the University of Idaho. Event organizers point out that…

February 17, 2016