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Icebuds — Drop Everything and Skate
Photo by Doug Marshal
Icebuds Mantra: Drop Everything and Skate - Icebuds group prove ice skating is not just for kids anymore. All over the country, adults are discovering the joys of lake skating.
Live Nativities
Photo by Kathy NeVille.
Audience and Animals Share Peace and Reverence at Live Nativities - Even the camels and donkey sense the reverence of their roles at live nativities, according to Jeral and Janine Williams of Ucon, ID.
Book Review: How to Complain When There's Nothing to Complain About
Review: How to Complain When There’s Nothing to Complain About - Susan Golfein's tongue is set firmly in cheek wtih her book "How to Complain When There's Nothing to Complain About."
Gerald Ostler Scootin and Shootin
Photo by Lori Williams
Scootin’ and Straight Shootin’: Gerald Ostler - Balls aren’t the only thing “racked up” in Jerome Senior Center's billiards room. So are the laps Gerald Ostler rides around the pool table.
Darr Moon keeping mining heritage alive
Photo by Dinna Troyer
Golden Prospects: Darr Moon Keeps Idaho’s Mining Heritage Alive - Darr Moon grew up shoveling gold into a sluice box. At 61, he still prospects on his father's patented mining claims.
Craters of the Moon
Photo by 2020 Artist in Residence Matt Dieterich.
Craters of the Moon: Exploring Earth and Sky - Contemplating the night sky while standing on a lava flow at Craters of the Moon truly brings a sense of the mysterious.
Valerie Hellerman and the Dalai Llama: Refugees in the Intermountain West
Refugees find shelter in the Intermountain West - The United States has been a haven for refugees seeking a better life and has resettled more than three million refugees.
Wolf at the Door
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Wolf at the Door: Strategic Adaptations - Prior to the wolf comeback, I’d expected to fill my elk tag each year. Though it still felt like a gift, when expected, it lost its magic.
NAMPA 2020 Awards
NAMPA 2020 – Our Sister Paper Won Best In Show! - Our sister paper, the MT Senior News won the NAMPA 2020 BEST IN SHOW award for its division. Our papers our turning heads across the country!