Wallace Street Parade, Idaho Senior Independent

A Wallace Welcome

by JEREMY WATTERSON Big wheels met little wheels at the Wallace Founder's Day parade. Photo by Danylle McLain
Town names throughout North Idaho’s Coeur d'Alene Mining District more often than not pay homage to the men (or in one case, donkey) who first discovered the rich mineral lodes that made the communities destinations for generations of hard rock miners who followed in their boot tracks.
Janie Veltcamp, Idaho Senior News

A Voice for Raptors

by JACK McNEEL Janie Veltkamp has a large facility on her property near the south end of Coeur d’Alene Lake designed to care for raptors, also known as birds of prey.
Jaimz Lucero, Idaho Senior Independent

Comic Books Still Thrill Collector Jaimz Lucero

by DIANNA TROYER A comic book collector since childhood, Jaimz Lucero said it was kismet 16 years ago when he was randomly assigned a phone number for a comic book store that had gone out of business in Boise. “Fate threw me a bone, so I ran with it.”
Fermented dill pickles, Idaho Senior Independent

Fermented Dill Pickles vs. Vinegar Dill Pickles

by STEVE HEIKKILA. Sour pickles. Brine pickles. New York deli kosher dill pickles. The old-fashioned dill pickles your grandparents used to fish out of a big barrel down at the general store. What do these pickles have in common? They’re lacto-fermented dill pickles.