Category : The Dirt

A Shift in Perspective

The inspiring story of Joseph Sesay and how he sees America by Joseph Catrine McGregor Imagine traveling from a small African village to Boise – blind. Joseph Sesay is an 18-year-old Sierra Leonean who is living in Boise for a…

January 4, 2016

Cast a Line This Winter

Boise and Big Wood Rivers offer excellent winter fly-fishing opportunities. By Laura Wolstenholme, photography courtesy of Idaho Angler As skies darken and snow falls, some fly fishers sadly stow their gear as they dream of next year’s biting trout. You…

November 3, 2015

Soulful Apparel

By Bavani Purushothaman, Photography Mark Dyrud While Steve Lucas is best known for his time as a coach for Boise State’s soccer program, he is also the visionary owner of 7zero3, a lifestyle clothing line. When we sat down over coffee…

August 31, 2015


The artwork of Rachel Teannalach. By Nicole Sharp, Photography by Mark Dyrud I often wonder how artists see the world. I was honored to get a glimpse of this through the eyes of local artist Rachel Teannalach. We met in…

July 6, 2015

The Show Must Go On

Stars of Garden Valley By Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, Photography by Pete Grady and courtesy of Starlight Mountain Theatre After attending a show at the Starlight Mountain Theatre in Garden Valley last summer, Cory Tanner, president and owner of The Bolton…

May 5, 2015


Boise’s Own “Barcade” Story by Rachel Holt   It sounds too good to be true: a place where you can play your favorite childhood video games while knocking back an adult beverage. But that’s exactly what Spacebar has to offer….

March 9, 2015

accessories for a colorful life

Star Moxley’s curiosity shop delights and inspires story by Liza Long photography by John Webster  When I walked into The Crazy Neighbor one lazy Saturday afternoon, I just wanted something cute to keep my head warm. I didn’t know that…

December 31, 2014

Speech Doctor

Nancy Buffington, a public speaking coach, helps people find confidence, and themselves, behind the podium. story by Laura Wolstenholme photography by John Webster Nancy Buffington is Boise’s only female public speaking coach, and the idea for her business, Boise SpeakWell,…

October 30, 2014

Paddling Out

Boiseans take to the fall weather by Chelsea Chambers photography by John Webster Idaho is chock-full of recreational activities, especially with fall in full swing. It seems that the whole city of Boise gets out and active with swimming, camping,…

August 28, 2014

Opera Idaho is Calling!

Opera Idaho is Calling! Story by Kristen Lynch Photography by Dayna Anderson Here in the Treasure Valley, we are fortunate to have a wide array of sophisticated and artistic venues, some of which have been a longstanding and intrinsic part…

June 27, 2014