Category : Roots

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

May in Motion

By Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, Photography by Pete Grady One of my brother’s former girlfriends—the White House pastry chef—bikes to work year round in all kinds of weather. May is National Bike Month, and it’s never been a more beautiful time…

May 5, 2015

Boise’s Hidden Fashion Scene

Art of Fashion Show: Incognito – The Third Annual Boise Art Museum Fashion Show Story by Rachel Holt, Photography by Klein Sun Gallery, NY & Bart Cepek Photography (runway shot) When you think of Boise, you might not immediately picture…

March 9, 2015

timeless treasures

Take a trip down Memory Lane by Amy Larson photography by Pete Grady  Tommy Amador’s passion for antiques started early. “My brother and I went with our mom to the Marin City Flea Market outside Sausalito and bought whatever looked…

December 31, 2014

My Family Tradition

Boise based barbeque sauce and rub company shares family tradition of cooking story by Rachel Holt “My mom knew I had a talent in the kitchen. I was about 19, and she said ‘why don’t you cook for us’. My…

October 30, 2014

The Boise Depot

Despite no trains, this cultural landmark lives on by Nicole Sharp photography by John Webster The first main line train arrival at the Boise Depot on April 16, 1925 was a sight to behold.  An impressive gathering of jubilant onlookers…

August 28, 2014

The Flicks

Celebrating 30 Years of Food, Film and Fun Story Kristen Lynch Photography by John Webster The Flicks Theater has been a beloved Treasure Valley mainstay since 1984. Located in downtown Boise, The Flicks offers a gourmet menu, complete with a…

June 27, 2014

Pioneer Village

Explore Boise History at Pioneer Village Story and Photography by Ken Levy Travel back to the days of Lewis and Clark in a self-guided tour through history at Pioneer Village next to the Idaho State Historical Museum at Julia Davis…

May 2, 2014

Peg Leg Annie

In honor of Women’s History Month in March, we profile pioneer woman – Annie “Peg Leg” McIntyre Morrow. By Pamela Kleibrink Thompson Photography by Idaho State Historical Society The discovery of gold on the Feather River in 1863 prompted thousands…

March 5, 2014

Christmas Past

On Christmas Eve of 1864 Boise City become the capital of the Idaho Territory and the city celebrated in styl. By Nicole Sharp The frontier town of Boise City was only a year-and-a-half old when it celebrated its second Christmas…

November 5, 2013