For Dave Luker, every day is a reason to celebrate trees, not just Arbor Day on the last Friday of April.
The Coeur d’Alene tribe called themselves the Schitsu’umsh. This word means “Those who were found here” or “The discovered ones.” Their homeland stretched over roughly five million acres from eastern Washington through northern Idaho and into western Montana.
To briefly forget about to-do list tasks, personal problems, or political turmoil, Dean Turnblom suggests people go fly a kite. “When you’re holding kite strings, all that matters is keeping it up there.”
Carol Wright headed east for her first Boston Marathon when she was 73. She ran her second at 74, and now that she’s again qualified, she will be on the starting line for her third Boston Marathon in 2018.
Aching for a new fitness challenge, Thomas Reynolds’ curiosity was piqued when he heard about an obstacle course race called the Spartan Beast.
Seeing towering clouds of smoke rise in the heat of the day and hoping the wind doesn’t send that massive plume in your direction keeps you on high alert. But preparing yourself for the day fire grabs you by the throat and threatens your life and home is essential for survival.
Idaho’s known as the “Gem State” and for good reason: its’ loaded with gorgeous rocks and minerals, including our state gem, the start garnet, found only in Idaho and India. For rock hounds, Idaho is the place to be!
Ron Lopez attributes his love of bagpipe music to genetics. “Playing a Great Highland bagpipe is in my DNA,” he said. “For some reason, I’ve always been attracted to Scottish and Irish music. It just got into my soul.”
With curiosity, creativity, and an appreciation for century-old tools, Orlyn Gaddis makes fine furniture and shoes for his hard-to-fit feet. Whatever he envisions in leather or wood, he can make.
As Shirley Jones casually looked at a replica of a mine tunnel built with weather-worn timbers at the Lost River Museum, receptionist Lela Warner warned her. “Fire in the hole,” Warner shouted before pushing a button at the nearby kiosk. The sound of a dynamite blast reverberated throughout the museum.