7 Of Idaho’s Most Spectacular Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks

Ice skating is one of winter’s most quintessential activities; a throwback to simpler times, when finely-dressed men and women of the 1800s would flock to local ponds smoothed over by the winter’s chill. Today, when the temperature drops, there’s nothing Americans love more than lacing up some freshly sharpened skates…

273 Majestic Reasons To Visit Coeur d’Alene This Holiday Season

“Above all other birds it is the soaring eagle, with its size and weight, that gives the most abiding impression of power and purpose in the air.” — Edwin Way Teale, Atlantic Monthly (1957) The Pacific Northwest is a remarkable landscape for outdoor and wildlife enthusiasts of all ages. But…

Where the “Holey Grail” of Pastries is Made: Guru Donuts

“It seemed like this was something that everybody was so excited for, ready for. The community has supported us every step of the way. And somehow… this happened.“ I first walked into the warm, glazed interior of Guru Donuts in downtown Boise’s Idanha building for the first time at six…

Celebration Park

Celebration Park is the first thing I think of when contemplating peace, quiet, and some much needed chill time. Not long ago I’d visited with my son, Jared, hiked to Halverson Lakes, and determined I’d be back soon for an extended stay. The week I’d set aside for all of…

Marsing: Under the Radar

Marsing: Under the Radar Marsing gave me this: “I like to fly under the radar,” the thrift shop owner told me, but I had a hard time believing that. She had a business on Marsing’s Main Street with electric blue trim, a very obvious sign, and a bright red metal…

The Heart Of The Matter

Love A Little Deeper   Few words in the English language stir up such emotion as this one special word – LOVE. For some, it’s memories of a time gone by.  Smells, sounds and sights that defined their childhood. For others, it brings a sense of calm when it’s mentioned….