Retired electrician Richard Kossman said he was fortunate to have worked in northern Iraq, touring cultural sites there before they were destroyed by millitants. In 1990, the Malta, Idaho, native was based in a Syrian border town, Rabia, about 70 miles northwest of Mosul. By DIANA TROYER
When Brad “Coop” Cooper retired last spring from his alma mater as Minico High School’s legendary wrestling coach, he left behind display cases filled with trophies. By DIANNA TROYER
Part of the fun of baking holiday cookies is having company in the kitchen to lend a hand. While adult-sized help is always appreciated, recruiting grandchildren may be best of all. By GAIL JOKERST
A yummy cookie recipe for the holidays
Should you get another dog at this time in your life? It’s a good question and one that deserves a lot of careful thought.
Minimalism is a style of extreme spareness and simplicity. Despite varying degrees along the minimalist spectrum, the bottom line remains: “Less is more” is better for your physical and mental health. By CARRIE STENSRUD
With painstaking precision, Hymas stirrs a steaming, bubbling mixture of sugar, butter, water, and corn syrup in a pressure cooker to make another 8-pound batch of toffee, a two-hour labor of love. Every October, he begins filling orders for his popular Christmas gift.
As Dana Jo Cameron unpacks her vintage Christmas decorations in early December, they spark childhood memories of comfort and joy.
When he is not writing or tending to his hops, Bob Hubler is brewing a new batch of beverage. His latest project is fresh hop pale ale.
January and February days are dark, and spring seems a long way off. Solution to the deep winter doldrums? Why festivals, of course! By HOLLY ENDERSBY