Category : Clutch

The Writing Life

by Mike Turner Alan Heathcock, world traveler, Whiting Award winner, fellowship lecturer, and Chicago native, calls Boise his home. His first book, Volt, earned praise for its portrayal of lives bent but not broken, by grim circumstances. It was named…

January 2, 2017

The Sullivan Way

Success Has Been Cultivated by Earl Sullivan by Trevor Bradford, photos by Terry Welch Earl Sullivan has kept his motivation and determination at the same high mark its always been. From selling medical supplies to selling wine, his family, product,…

November 2, 2016

Balmshot is Hot

Uniquely Packaged Lip Balm Catches On by Brad Carlson, photos by Tiffany Howard Wayne S. Forrey, community planner turned inventor and manufacturer, cranked out shotshell-encased lip balms so fast in his southwest Boise garage one winter that he considered moving…

September 2, 2016

Making Fit a Reality

by Chelsea Chambers, photos by Mark Dyrud The world opens up before you. Bright sunlight hits your eyes as you hear the crowd roar for the next round. To your left, your teammates prepare themselves for battle. On the far…

July 6, 2016

Get Happy!

NAMI Invites You to a Musical Celebration of Mental Health by Liza Long, photos by Mark Dyrud On May 11, local musicians including Meridian Symphony’s Young Artist Anna Black, Cantus Choir’s acappella group “Voiceover,” and jazz fusion trio “Quality Time” will share their…

May 3, 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

Alternative Community Potential

EcoVillage evokes alternative community potential story and photography by Ken Levy Evolving plans are taking root just outside Garden City, where about three acres of leased farmland will be transformed into the Boise EcoVillage Project. It’s one of the first…

January 4, 2016

Legalitarian

Terri Pickens Manweiler, women and children’s advocate. By Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, photography by Mark Dyrud Terri Pickens Manweiler wanted to be an attorney since winning her first school sanctioned debate at age 12. “I wanted to save the world–to spare…

November 3, 2015

Real Men Wear Pink

Carrington College Instructors Defy Gender Stereotypes in Health Care By Liza Long, Photography by Mark Dyrud and Liza Long Jason Sonne, a registered dental hygienist, and Mark Fuller, who earned his master’s degree in nursing, are two men who defy…

August 31, 2015

The Perfect (Unexpected) Summer Grill Feast

There’s no place like the backyard when it comes to summer get-togethers. By Liza Long In Boise, summer evenings are long and lazy. As the setting sun casts its golden light on the foothills, the children come home from an…

July 6, 2015