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A River Runs By It: Banks Cafe and Store

By Pamela Kielbrink Thompson, Photography by Lance Thompson The new owners of the Banks Café and Store are turning this century-old convenience stop into a high country dining destination. An easy 40 minute drive from Eagle on Highway 55, the ...

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Where the Eagles Fly

by Ed Camp, Photography courtesy of Eagle Magazine Living in the Eagle foothills offers residents a unique quality of life. If you enjoy unobstructed views of the surrounding mountain ranges, sweeping valley vistas, wildlife, and the absence of mosquitoes, this ...

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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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2015 St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway

By Nicole Sharp Photography by John Webster This year marks the 10th Annual St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway in Boise. I’m sure you’ve heard the ads before: buy a ticket for a chance to win a house! It’s a fun and ...

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Toys for Tots

Local Boise tradition continues charitable work this holiday season story by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson photography by Lance Thompson Toys for Tots was founded by Major Bill Hendricks, United States Marine Corps Reserves in 1947.  The idea originated with his wife, ...

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3 Horse Ranch

Viticulture area to boost Eagle vineyards Story and photography by Ken Levy Hiding behind the foothills north of Eagle is an area filled with poor soil, sandy loam, and few marks of a prime agricultural area. Despite an environment that ...

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Avimor: A Center for Community

Story by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson Photography by CSHQA Located eight miles north of Eagle in the foothills above Boise, Avimor is a charming community built around a central village square. From nearly anywhere in Avimor, a beautiful hike in Idaho’s ...

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Rod Blackstead

Idaho native home builder for almost 30 years. By Emily Fonnesbeck Photography by Jeremy Erickson When you’re looking to build a house, you probably look at many different options. Rod Blackstead, the president of Blackstead Building Co. Inc. isn’t interested ...

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Building A Better Home

Five design ideas to consider when building a custom home. By Shawn King Photography by Pete Grady In Real Estate, the tired cliché of location, location, location is losing its value to the point that one wonders whether it even ...

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A Modern Classic

Sometimes the simplest designs and details create the most elegant space. By Shawn King Photography by Pete Grady The Two Rivers subdivision in Eagle displays some of the Treasure Valley’s finest properties, many of which distinguish themselves as splendid examples ...

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