Category : Out East

East Valley

Where the Living is Easy and Outdoorsy Story by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, Photography by Pete Grady   Opportunities to live along the Greenbelt—the city’s popular outdoor playground—are rare. Living near the riverfront path for many Boiseans is a dream come…

March 9, 2015

pooling resources to preserve Barber Pool

by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson photography by John Webster Barber Pool will remain open space thanks to generosity and the efforts of the Idaho Foundation for Parks and Lands. “Our interest is to preserve this area for your grandkids. That’s our…

December 31, 2014

A Vision of the Future

story by Chelsea Chambers photography by Brett Saffery  Just a few miles east of downtown Boise lies the historic and visionary Harris Ranch. Harris Ranch is community-minded housing development that embodies the insight and ideals set in place by Dallas…

October 30, 2014

Frightened Felons 

A Haunting Event at Idaho Penitentiary by Rachel Holt “It’s just a fun place to be. I know that’s funny to say about a penitentiary.” Jennifer Finke, an Old Idaho Penitentiary volunteer since 2008, says with a laugh. Frightened Felons…

August 28, 2014

The Beauty of Boise

Morrison Knudsen Nature Center Story and Photography by Chelsea Chambers Whether you’ve grown up in Boise or have just passed through, it is very apparent that the rapidly expanding metropolitan area still has its roots intact. With a growing population…

June 27, 2014

Fab Lab

PCS Edventures’ high-tech learning space for young people in Boise has a 3-D printer, a “PCS Brain,” building manipulatives, and much more. A new Lab is soon to open in Eagle. By Laura Wolstenholme Photography by Tia Crabtree Discovering PCS…

May 2, 2014

Working Mother Kelly Engel

By Emily Fonnesbeck Photos by Justine When going out to buy baby clothes, either for your child or someone else’s, you have a dizzying amount of options. A lot of things, while on the outside appearing nice, are cheaply made,…

March 3, 2014

Saved by Poetry

Sue Reuling-Furness helps people discover their authentic selves, one line at a time. By Liza Long Photography by John Webster On a Wednesday morning, a circle of six women sit comfortably in a sun-filled room of a Victorian house on…

January 2, 2014

One Man, One Million Steps

Boise’s Kurt Koontz tests his body, mind and soul on a 490-mile pilgrimage across Spain, turning this modern day adventure tale into his first novel. By Jamie Dillion Do you know it takes 1,153 footsteps to walk a kilometer? No?…

November 5, 2013

A Stroll, a Sleigh, and a Trebuchet

Fall brings fun and festivities to the Idaho Botanical Garden By Laura Wolstenholme Photography Courtesy of the Idaho Botanical Garden After an exciting summer filled with brilliant foliage, live music and outdoor movies, it’s hard to imagine that the Idaho…

September 7, 2013