A Tasty Reward May 25th, 2019 by Brandon Pomrenke

Turn your kitchen into an herb garden Large, sprawling gardens may be a great home for a plethora of tasty greens, savory root vegetables and myriad herbs, but what if large unused space is difficult to come by? For those lacking the outdoor space but not the drive to grow, an indoor herb garden might […]

An Idaho Town’s Little Clinic That Could May 25th, 2019 by Lori Russell

In early 2014, when the global commodities market softened, the tiny central Idaho town of Challis braced for massive layoffs at the local mine. As the largest employer in the area, the mine provided health insurance for about 400 of the town’s 1,000 residents. Kate Taylor, executive director of the Challis Area Health Center—the only […]

Landscaping for Energy Efficiency May 25th, 2019 by Derrill Holly

Proper plants in the right locations can save money for years to come The approach of summer has many gardeners turning their attention to planting plans. If your goal is energy efficiency, landscaping can not only beautify your home, but help you control future energy costs for years to come. According to researchers at the […]

Painting With Light May 25th, 2019 by David LaBelle

Ever thought about light as a beautiful, God-given paint to be gently applied to your pictures? We can learn much about light by standing quietly and watching nature’s artistry. Think of light as a glaze carefully applied to a ceramic piece to enhance its color and shape—just as morning light crawls across an awakening valley, […]

Eating On the Run (and Walk) May 25th, 2019 by Curtis Condon

Many of us don’t have the time, space or inclination to pack a meal before setting off on a run, hike, bike ride or fishing trip. If anything, we prefer to grab a snack and go, a proclivity that has fueled the multi-billion-dollar sports bar and gel industry. The first sports bar arrived in the […]

Chillin’ and Grillin’ May 25th, 2019 by Jennifer Brown

Summer is on its way! Warm up the grill and get ready for delicious eats Buttermilk Chicken 1½ cups buttermilk 1 tablespoon mustard powder 1 tablespoon Sriracha 2 teaspoons minced garlic 2 teaspoons paprika 4 chicken drumsticks, bone in, skin on 4 chicken thighs, bone in, skin on Vegetable oil 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley […]

A Life-Changing Legacy April 25th, 2019 by Ginger Meurer

At 74 and 76, Patty and Stu Wineman aren’t likely to camp out in line to buy concert tickets or the hottest new toy or video game. But there is something the couple is eager to wait all night for: health care. Last October, the Winemans were first in line at the pop-up Remote Area […]

Putting You In Your Pictures April 25th, 2019 by David LaBelle

Have you ever wanted to make a picture and be in it, but there was nobody else around to press the shutter button? Most of us have. Long before ovens or thermostats or devices that turned on lights when we are away from home, cameras were designed with self-timers so the person pressing the shutter […]

A Buddy: Don’t Leave Home Without One April 25th, 2019 by Curtis Condon

Going solo is all the rage now. It is borne of a quest to test or prove oneself, or a need for peace and solitude. However, many of us are firm believers in the buddy system—always have been, always will be. The only time we need solitude is when nature calls. There are countless reasons […]

Tacos Any Time April 25th, 2019 by Jennifer Brown

Vegan Tacos 1 cup kimchi 8 small corn tortillas 2 small handfuls baby arugula 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 large ripe avocado, sliced 2 tablespoons chives, diced 1 cup cooked black-eyed peas 4 tablespoons vegan ranch dressing, optional In a small saucepan, sauté the chives in ½ tablespoon of the olive […]