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It’s Time to Rodeo

Rodeo is a fast, furious and adrenaline-filled tradition of cowboy culture in the United States. And while it would be little without the cowboys and girls who get down...

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Corey Rogers

Corey Rogers

Minico High School’s Corey Rogers wrapped up his high school rodeo career by finishing first in the all-around standings at the District VI rodeo finals. He picked up wins in steer wrestling and team roping, along with partner Kade Rogge. Rogers also finished...

Photo © 2010 Kent Kidd
Dallas Erickson

Dallas Erickson

The sounds of crashing metal and stern voices merge together as the final horse is loaded into the starting gate.  Dallas Erickson can feel the rapid heartbeat of the horse beneath him intensify as he tightly squeezes the reins.  While his horse and the color of...

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Cliff Johnson

Cliff Johnson

Behind his vibrant blue eyes and engaging personality, Cliff Johnson conceals the dark and gloomy path that eventually led him to becoming Filer’s police chief. “I learned early on that no matter where you come from, life is what you make of it. It’s all about...

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Keith Adams – Drug Free Pro

Keith Adams – Drug Free Pro

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...

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Leah Pentland

Leah Pentland

To watch Filer High School music teacher Leah Pentland move around her classroom, you wouldn’t guess that she is legally blind. She moves with the confidence, grace and assurance of someone who does not let her impairment get in the way of life.  “I can do pretty...

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Shardé Bement

Shardé Bement

Shardé Bement is in many ways a typical 14-year-old girl. She attends ninth grade at Kimberly High School, likes to write poetry and has tried her hand at sports such as softball and basketball. However, Shardé has discovered an activity that is rather uncommon for...

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Chelsi Phillips

Chelsi Phillips

When Chelsi Phillips was crowned Minico High School’s Homecoming Queen last fall, she never dreamed it would lead her to win Idaho’s Homecoming Queen Competition allowing her the privilege to compete for “America’s Homecoming Queen” in Anaheim California this...

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Dave Weber, A Teacher Who Does

Dave Weber, A Teacher Who Does

An old adage speculates that those who can’t do, teach. However, this saying is in no way applicable to David Weber. A rock climbing enthusiast and teacher of math and sciences at Shoshone High School for 20 years, he never lets his teaching get in the way of his...

Southern Idaho Photos

Dec 01, 2011

Shoshone Winter Lava Beds

Whenever I have a photo shoot in the Hailey, Shoshone or Gooding area I always take the back roads. For me that means...
Jul 01, 2007

Haggerman Windmills

These windmills are located just west of Haggerman Idaho. Every year more of them are added to the area. They are...
May 01, 2007

Snake River Lightning

This shot was taken off my back deck (in Declo, Idaho) August 15th 2006. All night that evening we had the most...