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    Sammi Swenson: Pain and Prowess

    An emerging young artist takes us down her sometimes the rocky musical path  Music has always had a  strange influence on us throughout time. It helps us work through our pains and sorrows. It opens our...

    Live Nation

    Breaking free from every day is a gift you have to give yourself  Written by Jennifer Brackett Connecting artists with their audience is no easy task. The organization needed to house thousands of fans must be unimaginable,...

    Brave New Virtual World

    The future of learning has a name, and it’s Librarium VR  By Daniel Londono Photographer: photos courtesy of Librarium Inc. Twenty or thirty years ago, virtual reality was a very niche space that many knew about, but very...

    A Shared Connection

    Janine Renee’s tale of perfect timing and a life saved  By Daniel Londono It seems stunning to think of the possibility of our fates being intertwined with those of others, of our actions having an impact on...

    Rolling Hills Vineyard

    Idaho winery rolls into new territory: Rolling Hills is Emerging onto the Idaho Wine Scene Written by: Kora Delta Photography by: Zach Pasculli When people start drinking Idaho wines, they'repleasantly surprisedat the quality. Rolling HillsUrbanTastingRoom, elegant addition to Idaho’s...

    English as a First Language

    The Five Steps to Editing and Revising that Every Writer Needs By Liza Long Photography by RaseLittlefield As long as writing has existed, there have been writing critics. In 1871, Charles Eliot, President of Harvard University, decried the...

    Three Generations of Filmmakers

    Chasing dreams and paving paths, the journey of a film family  Written by Jennifer Brackett Photography by Ashley Fritsche “My exodus from LA started one day when I was on the Ventura freeway. The drive should have taken...

    Mic-drop Moments

    Finding hope amid cancel culture  Written by Dr. Nafees Alam Photography by Tia Crabtree “You’re right, I’m wrong.” Feels good to read, doesn’t it? This submissive statement seems to mark the beginning of a friendship when in fact...

    Idaho Halloween & Horror Convention

    Campy fun for cosplay fans in mid-August Last year was the launch of the Idaho Halloween & Horror Convention. It was the first year of being back after the pandemic, and although people were initially hesitant...

    Going the Distance

    District 19 Freshman legislator Mat Erpelding on the Idaho Centennial Trail. By Liza Long Mat Erpelding, outfitter, guide, college instructor, and Idaho District 19 freshman legislator,...

    Fashion and Flair

    Amanda Woods on Fire Innovative Beauty by Ken Levy, photography by Bart Cepek Amanda Woods wants to beautify the Treasure Valley one face at a time....

    Boise Bully Breed Rescue 

    By Kayli Corbin Photo Kimberlee Miller There are certain instances that highlight the wholly authentic and genuine goodness of humans. In a world that can...

    Wanna Matcha?

    Story by Veronica Lemaster, Photos by Amanda Antilla It all started with an accidental two-month honeymoon. Ashley and Austin Townend, the founders of Wanna Matcha,...

    Gem State Gaming Convention

    By Rachel Holt Photographer: Mark Dryud Growing the gaming community is good for everyone. If at least one person walks away happy with a new...