From the glitz and glamour of performing 6 years professionally in Las Vegas to the wide open spaces of Southern Idaho, Jason Lugo, Southern Idaho Living’s co-owner and publisher is making a full circle in the music world. After a 16-year absence from the stage, Lugo and his self-titled band bring to Idaho a fusion [...]
Paula grew up on a ranch south of Grace, Idaho. From the time she learned to form letters, she’s loved writing. Earning her degree in English/Professional Writing, Paula has written for several publications. She also loves walking, baking artisan breads, music and most of all, being a wife and mother.
Entertaining hopes of a promotion, Doris Haines entered the main office of Iowa’s Chesapeake First Savings and Loan to which she had been beckoned. She was greeted instead by the stern view of five men clad in black dress suits who bore harsh news. Her husband, Bill Haines, a commander in the United States Navy, [...]
Totally for the THRILL and FUN of it!
Air borne with nothing but snow and an 8,000 foot decent to the valley below, ski and boarding competitors practice jumps, grabs, kicks and spins as they get ready for Pomerelle’s Big Trick Competition, Saturday, February 11, 2012. Dealing with up to 7 feet of snow fall, grooming crews faced one of its biggest challenges [...]
“…And a Three Fold Cord Is Not Quickly Broken.” Ecclesiastes 4:12 Tanned to cowboy perfection and accented by his trademark bushy, golden mustache, Charlie Liesen works from his sunlit “braiding room” in Hazleton, Idaho. Quietly and methodically, Liesen weaves thin strips of rawhide into intricate masterpieces of practical horse gear including riatas (lassos), bosals (nosebands), [...]
If our past can tie us down it can also free us. Keith Adams (59 years old) is living proof. Professional Trial Bike competitor, educator and avid outdoors man, Adams uses his past to inspire the future of those around him. Using the power of sports and the great outdoors of Southern Idaho Adams freed [...]
Haunted Mansions of Albion opens its doors October 1st. Stepping inside the cool darkness of McMurray Hall on the old abandoned campus, one of the first – and last – things guests see is the original turquoise tile floor before being led up a stairway into an abyss of fear. In its fourth season the [...]
Winner of the YOBI.tv Photography Contest, Abrey Adams Watterson (May, 2011 issue) is back in her studio after a two-week stint on set in Lansing, Michigan. She was awarded the role of official photographer for the new web series, New Stage, starring Michael “The Situation” Sorrentino. Abrey oversaw hair and makeup in addition to being [...]
Rupert’s Garden Cents Straw Maze Standing at the entrance of the Haunted Straw Maze in Rupert, Idaho, the 30-foot pyramid, slides, bridges and corn pit belie the magnitude of the haunted maze laid out behind it. With unlimited straw bales from Southern Idaho’s grain fields, an industrial loader and one man’s vision, this is officially [...]
“Once you put your boots on, you’re going all the way.” -Kim Frandsen Like packing dynamite into a hole, Kim Frandsen settles himself down on the back of his bronc. Keeping a wary eye on the head of his horse, he knows it’s the most dangerous part of the ride. Seconds later the gate swings [...]