Category : Freestyle

Idaho Digital Learning Academy

by Malcolm Hong A strong workforce is the lifeblood that fuels the growth of a healthy state economy. However, according to non-profit Alliance for Science & Technology Research in America (ASTRA), Idaho is projected to grow the number of STEM…

January 2, 2017

Laugh It Off

Megan Bryant’s Journey into the Comedy World by Halle Smith, photos by Lynn Gormley When you think of comedy do you think of working in bank management or FEMA grant management? Most people don’t, but one of the most influential…

November 2, 2016

The Most Magical Place

Camp Rainbow Gold Provides a Safe, Healing Place by Lonni Leavitt-Barker, photos by Tiffany Howard Over the past several years, I can’t tell you how many people have told me, “Oh, I could never handle having a child with cancer….

September 2, 2016

Thinking Inside the Box

by Lonni Leavitt-Barker, photos by Mark Dyrud What would possess a successful, wealthy, soon-to-be retiree to dive into a complex new business that until recently, he knew nothing about? It’s simple: the love for a son. Brian McCoy, a real…

July 6, 2016

The Local

A New Neighborhood Hangout by Rachel Holt, photos by Mark Dyrud My sister and I opened this place together. We grew up in the neighborhood and our parents still live here. We really wanted to create a local neighborhood hangout. It is something…

May 3, 2016

Bee Wise Goods & Boise Bakery

Charming boutique offers handmade and vintage gifts as well as delectable treats by Sara Mitton Cox, photography by Mark Dyrud When you walk through the doors of Bee Wise Goods you’re quickly hit with the best kind of sensory overload….

March 1, 2016

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. As a makeup artist and hair stylist, she’s got the credentials to make it…

January 4, 2016

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…

November 3, 2015

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…

August 31, 2015


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…

July 6, 2015