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Men of Vision

The McLeod Family in Idaho By Mayor Jim Reynolds For three generations, the McLeod Family have been visionary leaders in the Treasure Valley.  Hailing from Scotland, Colin McLeod conceived a sheep ranch to dwarf those of his native land.  Colin ...

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Aloha Publishing

Local Book Publisher Makes Publishing Fun and Simple By Tobe Brockner, Photography by Tobe Brockner and courtesy of Thinkstock Author Joseph Epsteain cites that a study revealed over 81% of Americans would like to write and publish a book. That’s ...

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A River Runs Through It

How Boise Got Its Greenbelt By Amy Larson, Photography by Cy Gilbert and courtesy of the City of Boise In the 1960s, city councilman Bill Onweiler brainstormed with associates about how to keep people from building within the Boise River’s ...

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Elemental Food

Volcanic Farms near Eagle Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, Photo by Lance Thompson Not far from Eagle, a family farm with bucolic fields and orchards on the banks of the Payette River near Emmett, Idaho, has an unusual centerpiece–an ancient volcano. The ...

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Steve Noyes: Eagle Bike Park Enthusiast

By Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, Photography by Cy Gilbert Whether you are a beginner or an expert trail rider, the Eagle Bike Park offers features for all mountain bikers, and best of all, it’s free. You don’t even need a specialized ...

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Cantus Youth Choirs

By Megan Egbert, Photography by Cy Gilbert and courtesy of Thinkstock When I first reached out to Keith McCauley, Vice President of the Board of Directors for Cantus Youth Choirs, he excitedly told me about his recent trip to Disneyland, ...

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Avocation

By Nicole Christensen Pettinger, Photography by Nicole Christensen Pettinger and Scotty Perkins The sun ignites the morning sky in a cotton candy watercolor before it ever crests the budding foothills, and the crisp spring air infuses the lungs. We meet ...

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Simple, Clean, Lean and Mean

Local professionals give home decorating advice By Amy Larson, Photography by Cy Gilbert Looking to make some changes to your home? Several Eagle area experts recently gave input on specific, fairly simple adjustments that can bring increased comfort, value, and ...

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What’s on Tap? Proletariat Wine!

Now being served at local Eagle restaurants. By Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, Photography by Marshall Nichols “Wine should be for all people, including the working class, not just the wealthy.  Proletariat Wine Company’s tag line, ‘All for Wine, Wine for All’ ...

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Outdoor Gear Guide

Navigating Our Favorite Idaho Outdoor Equipment Retailers By Lettie Stratton, Photography by Cy Gilbert Spring has definitely sprung in Eagle, and that means it’s time to grab your gear and hit the trail, river, or wherever you go to enjoy ...

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