Tara Westover on learning and leaving an Idaho mountain
By Jenny Emery Davidson
“I had a mountain.” Author Tara Westover offered this simple statement near the beginning of her talk at The Community [...]
The magic of Bolin guitars
By Cheryl Haas
Inside an unassuming, flat-roofed building that snugs up against the terrain on Hill Road in Boise, there’s musical alchemy at [...]
Rocky Barker's 43-year adventure in journalism
By Zach Kyle
The sudden gust of wind pressed against Rocky Barker’s back, the first hint of the coming conflagration. He’d spent weeks [...]
Freedom of the Press and American democracy
By David Gray Adler
Freedom of the press was enshrined in the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution as a fulfillment of the republican [...]
Silver City offers a step back in time
By Sharon Fisher | Photography by Woods Wheatcroft
It’s a story told throughout the West. At one time, Silver City was the Owyhee County seat and the center [...]
Float, hike, bike, and ride your way through the Gem State’s wonders
By Torrie Cope
The state of Idaho is home to thousands of miles of wild rivers and scenic trails. There are countless alpine [...]
The story of Idaho's water and its hold on a young state
By Adam Tanous
In the West, battles over water tend to get framed in terms of big abstract entities—municipalities, hydropower companies, agricultural conglomerates—wrestling [...]
By Eve Chandler
Mustard gas, aerial bombings, and death from disease and the influenza epidemic were all part of the horrors of World [...]
The burgeoning wine country of Sunnyslope
By Zach Kyle
The view is gorgeous. The wine is already good and getting better all the time. The Sunnyslope vine-yards and wineries [...]
Nine Boise women creating positive change in the world
By Laurie Sammis and Karen Day
The year was 1890. Idaho was a newborn state, and a national contest was launched to design the Idaho State [...]