Category : Roots

Lincoln’s Link to Idaho

by Ryan Gerulf More than any other state, Idaho is related to Abraham Lincoln,” claims the Idaho Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission. Though this claim may be debatable, there is no question that Abraham Lincoln left a lasting legacy on the…

January 2, 2017

Everybody Makes History

A Historical Renovation is in the Near Future by Chelsea Chambers, photos by IHS People are created in the image of their culture. It builds definition, purpose, and a sense of belonging. With so much history and many stories being…

November 2, 2016

No Fish Out Of Water

Jim Everette is a Familiar Face in the Pool by Brad Carlson, photos by Tiffany Howard A what’s-old-is-new-again career move for Jim Everett gives swimmers at The College of Idaho a uniquely qualified coach and lets the rest of the…

September 2, 2016

Nature is a Real Treat

by Chelsea Chambers, photos by Treats Photography Since she was young, Virginia Treat has always had a passion for the arts—her talents extend into acting, dancing, painting, modeling, and photography. Born in New York, Treat moved here at the age…

July 6, 2016

Making a Lasting Impression

Ladybug Press’ Angela Stewart by Amy Story Larson, photos by Mark Dyrud When a former neighbor’s collection of vintage letterpresses sparked Angela Stewart’s curiosity, she was smitten. As a corporate designer, burnout potential was high. She was ready for something else. Stewart searched…

May 3, 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

Preserving Boise

The Heritage Homes Tour and the importance of keeping Boise’s historic districts intact courtesy of Preservation Idaho Preservation Idaho has worked to preserve Idaho’s historic and cultural resources for 43 years. The Heritage Homes Tour is their signature event and…

January 4, 2016

The Egyptian Theatre’s Destiny

By Bavani Purushothaman, photography by Ruth Novella Stepping into the Egyptian Theatre takes me back in time to a bygone era. It’s a feast for my senses. The vibrant colors add a splash of grandeur while the majestic proscenium arch…

November 3, 2015

Enchanting Objects

Jane Austen Romance in Boise’s Collister Neighborhood By Nicole Sharp, Photography by Mark Dyrud Enchanting Objects is an antique store at Collister and State Street that was established in 2007 by Lori Kerby and Lesli Fieselman. The store showcases carefully…

August 31, 2015

Boise Public Library

Check it Out! By Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, photography courtesy of the Boise Public Library There are 120 candles on Boise Public Library’s birthday cake this year. In 1895, the wealthy, prominent, prestigious, civic-minded women of Boise’s Columbian Club established a…

July 6, 2015