Category : Spin

Nurturing the Silence

Story by Taylor Walker, Photos by Jim Peterson “You cannot predict the outcome of human development. All you can do, like a farmer, is create the conditions under which it will begin  to flourish.” Author Ken Robinson shared this notion…

February 24, 2017

Unity in the Community

by Halle Smith What’s better than potatoes and blue turf in the State of Idaho? Knowing your tax dollars are going towards funding projects that promote economic growth. After taking one look at the IGEM program, you’ll be confident to…

January 2, 2017

Fitness Meets Fun

Camp Rhino Finds Ways to Make You Want to Work by Brittany Sailors, photos by Tiffany Howard If you’re anything like most Americans, myself included, you’ve joined and cancelled more gym memberships than you can recall. Each time you attempt…

November 2, 2016

Horror Film Festival

An Exciting & Frightening Event in Boise by Lonni Leavitt-Barker, photos by IHFF Time to warm up your “blood curdlers,” as in screams. Mid-October marks the 3rd annual Idaho Horror Film Festival. It doesn’t matter whether you thrive on blood,…

September 2, 2016

Tour de Fat

by Chelsea Chambers, photos by New Belgium Brewery On Saturday, August 13, Ann Morrison Park will be transformed into a world of bikes, beers, and endless entertainment. While many of us have heard about walks for the cause or races…

July 6, 2016

Two-storied Creator & Connector

Boise Bicycle Project Changes the Way Boise Bikes by Amy Larson, photos by Mark Dyrud A “creator and connector” might describe an efficient networking personality, but it’s not a person we’re talking about; it’s a bicycle. “When I first moved here, I…

May 3, 2016


by Rachel Holt, photography by Mark Dyrud “Originally we had built a teen center and decided to give away prom dresses. Within 3 weeks we had 100 dresses and when we opened we had a line of 100 people. Every…

March 1, 2016

Idaho talisman

Artist Geo Handy’s surprising medium and designs by Laura Wolstenholme, photography by Mark Dyrud Medium Hold a piece of Geo Handy’s art, and you might think you’ve fallen into a fairy tale world; her work is that mysterious and authentic….

January 4, 2016

Home for the Holidays

Boise Council Member T.J. Thomson and his family celebrate a first this season By Liza Long, photography courtesy of T.J. Thomson Six years ago, second-term Boise council member T.J. Thomson and his wife Alisha made a decision that would change…

November 3, 2015

Idaho Horror Film Festival

By Rachel Holt, Photography by Mark Dyrud “Film has struggled in this area for many years and we’re trying to give emerging filmmakers a platform to screen their work. We want to shine a spotlight on these filmmakers and develop…

August 31, 2015