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Artist Byron Schexnayder Helps Preserve Local History

Story by Pamela Kleinbrink Thompson, Photos by Jim Peterson Eagle’s colorful history is now accessible in black and white. A series of large-scale sketches depicting iconic scenes from Eagle’s history is hanging in Eagle City Hall. A four part series of drawings by ...

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Gerry Tsuruda: Images of Idaho

by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson Gerry Tsuruda decided to retire to Eagle, Idaho in 2013, but the contours, nooks, and crannies of Idaho captured the imagination of this prolific photographer and his grand intention to retire was quickly dispelled. Captivated by ...

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Festive Connections

Local Garden Designer Shares Her Bond with People and Plants that is as Natural as the Atmospheres She Designs story and photos by Andrea Niederer Kecia Carlson clearly remembers where her inherent connection to gardening was first cultivated. Growing up, ...

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Bridging The Gap

Rebuilding Generations Brings Together the Old and New by Brittany Sailors, photos by Jim Peterson Idaho is a state with no shortage of car enthusiasts, as is evidenced by the nearly twenty auto shows scheduled within the next thirty days ...

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Quilting on the Grid

by Sara Mitton Cox, photos by Jim Peterson Several years ago, Mary Grover imagined a product that would make the art of quilting easier, cheaper, and accessible to so many women who longed to do it. And unlike most people ...

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Fine Art in Eagle

by Bavani Purushothaman, photos by Jim Peterson The arts are alive in Eagle! Stepping into the Gallery at Finer Frames, my expectation of walking into a little framing shop was pleasantly transformed by the sight of a beautiful, spacious art gallery. Columns of unique, grand ...

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Landis Creates Large-scale Art, Drop by Drop, in New Studio

by Brad Carlson, photography by Jim Peterson Artist Renee Landis has something in common with various popular music performers whose work frequently inspires her: She moved from a homely garage to a concert venue. Visitors to Revolution Concert House & ...

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Art classes at Eagle Art Gallery

My father the artist, by Tia Crabtree I recently went to my father’s house and saw these lovely watercolors on the wall. I found this to be rather intriguing, his walls are typically blank, most likely due to his PTSD ...

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Through the Painted Window

A Look into the Life of Artist Shannon Gronowski By Jessica McAnally, Photography by Jim Peterson The artistic spirit can arise at unexpected times from unanticipated places. This is precisely the case with Shannon Gronowski. Though she has now experienced what it is like to create art in ...

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Padlo’s Art: Driven by Nostalgia

By Brad Carlson, Photography by Jim Peterson Ring pops, robots, flying saucers and other bright reminders of the early Atomic Age seem to jump off John Padlo’s canvas, signaling his unique artistic voice. From a single lipstick container or wrapped ...

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