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Healing Power of Pie
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The Healing Power of Pie - Remembering Grandma making pies for folks who were ailing or going through a hard time. She baked every pie out of love or compassion.
Medicare Part D Four Ways Medicare Part D is Changing in 2020 - Have Medicare and looking for ways to save in 2020? Consider adding a prescription plan known as “Medicare Part D.”
Winter owling with grandkids It’s Time for Winter Owling! - When the long, dark nights of winter arrive, it is the perfect time for kids and their grandparents to go owling.
Plan an Alaska fishing trip Tips for Booking the Best Alaska Fishing Trip - By HOLLY ENDERSBY Whales breaching, sea lions bellowing, and bald eagles circling are part of everyday fishing in the salt waters of southeast Alaska. Farther north, above the Arctic Circle, grayling rush in ice-free rivers, wolves howl and caribou travel hundreds of miles during migration. Visiting Alaska is on the bucket list of many die-hard… Read More »Tips for Booking the Best Alaska Fishing Trip
2019 NAMPA awards 2019 NAMPA Awards — ISI Getting Better All the Time - We hate to brag, but our publications just keeping getting better. We've got the 2019 NAMPA awards to prove it!
Bag of Apples Alone in the Kitchen with a Bag of Apples - I knew we had a plethora of apples around our farm, so I made apple bread...the whole family devoured a loaf in minutes!
Virtual Historians Local Historians — A Virtual World Community - Social media groups give virtual historians opportunities to exchange info & clarify varying accounts of the past, creating a written record.
Book Review: Working the Wilderness Book Review: Working the Wilderness - "Working the Wilderness" brilliantly tells about the people working in the Selway-Bitterroot country before and after wilderness designation.
Wes Hansen Wes Hanson Offers Sage Advice: Just Do It - If he has any regrets, Wes Hanson doesn’t seem to focus on them. He has lived his life following one simple directive: just do it.
Pat Callis Pat Callis — Nowhere to Go but Up - People look up to Patrik “Pat” Callis for many reasons, not the least of which is his 50-plus years pursuing ice climbing.
Santa Holiday Wish
Shriners Santa shows the Spirit of Giving - Walt Hamby enjoys dressing as Shriners Santa to visit children and seniors during the holidays. “As we age, we learn what giving really means."
Mildred Bailey - Queen of Swing Mildred Bailey—Idaho’s Very Own Queen of Swing - People don't think of Idaho when they think of the Jazz Swing Era, but songbird Mildred Bailey grew up on the Coeur d’Alene Reservation.
Cranberry Roast Roast a Holiday Meal to Remember - This year for the holidays, you can make a cranberry roast your guests will won't forget. It's elegant, yet so easy to prepare.