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Lifestyle Letter

Back to School!

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s the summer starts to wind down and schools are starting back up, we can’t help but notice that fall is right around the corner. This is my favorite time of year.

AUGUST 2017 PUBLISHER

Richard Meyer | Richard.Meyer@LifestylePubs.com EDITORIAL COORDINATOR

It was almost exactly one year ago at this time that my oldest son and I hiked Mount Borah, the highest mountain peak in Idaho at 12,662 feet. We went with our local Boy Scout troop and I remember thinking one of the benefits would be escaping the summer heat we felt down here in the valley. While I can tell you that we both experienced some incredible views reaching the summit, escaping the heat would have been much easier by just taking a quick trip to one of the many local lakes we have to enjoy in the area. If you are looking for a challenge and want to test your limits, Mount Borah would be a good item to add to your bucket list. If you aren’t feeling that adventurous, check out our Summer Bucket List in last month’s issue for fun activities in our area. In either case, don’t miss the total eclipse of the sun on Monday, August 21. Check out the story on page 13. In this issue, as we start getting back to school, we are pleased to highlight four influential teachers and recognize their hard work and dedication. We admire and thank all our excellent teachers here in Boise for their time and efforts. “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” —Benjamin Franklin Boise Lifestyle is proud to support Idaho’s children with diabetes through Camp Hodia. Their fourth annual Dinner and Auction is coming up in September and we look forward to supporting this fine charity. Look for more information in this issue on page 11 and again in next month’s issue. We are looking for donations for the charity auction and would love to help in any way that we can. If you have an interest in attending this event or donating to the auction, please contact me at Richard.Meyer@LifestylePubs.com. I’m looking forward to another great August here in Boise and enjoying the outdoors with my family. And since I have checked off the Mount Borah ascent, I think I’ll just plan another trip to the lake.

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Making Music in the Treasure Valley

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Twelve dogs arrived safely in the Treasure Valley after they were rescued by Humane Society International from dismal conditions at a backyard breeding operation for the dog meat trade in South Korea. The Idaho Humane Society, based in Boise, took over care of the dogs and handled adoptions.

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PAUL J. SCHNEIDER AWARDED KEY TO THE CITY

Boise State’s computer science classes on tech entrepreneurship and holding a recruiting event on campus ahead of its new office opening introducing itself to current and potential employees. “This great company will help create an even richer culture of innovation along our Eighth Street corridor and continue to spur the growth of good jobs in Boise,” Boise Mayor David Bieter says.

BOISE NATIVE PROMOTED TO NAVY PETTY OFFICER THIRD CLASS Master-at-Arms 3rd Class Koressa Huddleston, from Boise, had her third class petty officer collar devices pinned on by fellow

Boise Mayor David Bieter awarded Paul J. Schneider the Key to the

sailors during a frocking ceremony at Naval Air Facility in Misawa,

City, the highest honor the city can bestow upon a resident, for his

Japan. Huddleston is assigned to Naval Air Facility Misawa’s Security

50-year broadcasting career in Boise.

Detachment and has been promoted one pay grade, which comes

Bieter presented the award live on the air during the mayor’s regular monthly interview on “Idaho’s First Morning News,” the show Schneider hosts on 670 KBOI. The mayor also proclaimed Friday, June 9, "Paul J Day” in Boise. Schneider first came to Boise in 1967 to work at KBOI in television and radio. He moved exclusively to radio in 1976. He is perhaps best known for his 35-year stint as “the voice of the

with increased levels of leadership and responsibilities.

JAMES MARSH NAMED SENIOR ASSOCIATE STOCKHOLDER CSHQA announced James A. Marsh, senior architect III, was elected a senior associate stockholder. Marsh was elected associate stockholder in 2012 and has been with the firm since 1997.

Broncos,” when, from 1973 to 2007, he called Boise State University

Marsh has 20 years of experience and is a licensed architect in the

football and basketball games for 670 KBOI. During that time, he called

state of Idaho. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects

numerous bowl games and NCAA Tournament basketball games.

and member of the city of Boise Design Review Committee. He

BOISE ATTORNEY PETER BARTON APPOINTED TO 4TH DISTRICT COURT

received a bachelor's degree in architecture/urban design/building energy performance from the University of Idaho in 1997, completing the pre-architecture program at Boise State University in 1993.

Gov. Butch Otter appointed Boise attorney Peter Barton to the 4th District

He specializes in retail, hospitality and multifamily infill projects

Court vacancy left by the recent retirement of District Judge Patrick Owen.

and has been involved with numerous projects over the years. Recent

Barton, 48, has been a partner in the Boise law firm Givens Pursley LLP

work includes Avimor Community Center in Eagle, One Nineteen

since 2011, focusing on environmental, mining, agribusiness and natural

Condominium, The Inn at 500 and Chandlers Restaurant remodel

resources law and government regulations and administrative law.

and expansion in Boise.

“Peter clearly is a brilliant and accomplished litigator with a passion for the law and how it impacts people’s lives,” Otter says. Barton, a Boston native, has a bachelor’s degree in civil and envi-

BOISE HAWKS, CONCORDIA HONOR MILITARY FAMILIES THROUGH PROGRAM

ronmental engineering from Duke University and a law degree from

The Boise Hawks and Concordia University School of Law

Harvard. Before joining Givens Pursley as an associate in 2006, he

announce the return of their "Salute to Soldier" program for all

was an associate with a Washington, D.C., law firm, and clerked for U.S.

Thursday, Friday and Saturday Hawks home games.

District Judge Peter Dorsey in Connecticut. He previously worked at a Chicago-area civil and environmental engineering consulting firm.

TECHNOLOGY FIRM JELLI EXPANDS IN BOISE Jelli, a technology firm based in San Mateo, announced the signif-

"Our partnership with Concordia University School of Law allows us to thank those who serve and protect us on our homeland and abroad," Bob Flannery, Hawks general manager, says. "We started this program last year and had a tremendous response from the Treasure Valley and are thrilled to continue it in 2017."

icant expansion of its customer success and marketing operations

The Hawks and Concordia University School of Law will honor

located in its new downtown Boise office. Founded in 2009, Jelli is the

one retired or active military personnel family for each Thursday,

technology that powers programmatic platforms for the $40 billion

Friday and Saturday home game. In addition to complimentary

global radio industry. New offices in Boise and New York City will

tickets, the family will receive complimentary hot dogs, soft

accommodate the company’s recently announced growth of more

drinks and popcorn.

than 266 percent in gross media spend executed on their platform. Jelli is already actively engaged in the local community by exploring potential Boise State University internships, holding presentations to 10

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To nominate a retired or active military family for the program, contact Carly McCullough at Carly@boisebaseball.net, call 208.805.1109 or visit the Hawks front office at 5600 N. Glenwood St. in Boise.


ST. LUKE'S EMPLOYEES TRAVEL TO HONDURAS ON MEDICAL MISSION TRIP More than 30 St. Luke's physicians, employees, family and friends packed health care supplies and traveled on a medical mission trip with Faith and Humanity Medical Missions to Honduras in June.

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Dinner & Auction Benefiting Idaho’s children with diabetes through Camp Hodia

The trip was no vacation. Thirty-eight participants on the team paid more than $2,000 to work 12-hour days, sacrificing room in their luggage for medical supplies like gauze, bandages and medicines. The team met 20 Honduran providers and interpreters and traveled to the mountains of Santa Barbara, Honduras. While there, they performed frontier medicine for some of the neediest communities in Honduras and provided care to as many as 800 people a day, every day of the trip. Examples of the care they provided include physical exams, treatment of respiratory issues, wound care, diabetes, hypertension, parasite treatment, and prenatal care. St. Luke's employees have participated in Faith and Humanity Medical Mission trips for more than 10 years.

GOVERNOR AWARDS COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS Gov. Butch Otter has awarded the 2017 Governor’s Cup Scholarships. Recipients were chosen from among more than 1,000 applicants by the Idaho Governor’s Cup Scholarship Fund Inc.’s board of directors. Selections were made based on a commitment to public service, academic achievement, leadership and community involvement. The award is $3,000 per year, renewable for up to four years, or two to three years for professional-technical programs, contingent upon the availability of funds. Here are this year’s local recipients: • Ashton Caldwell: Bishop Kelly High School, Boise; attending Boise State University • Cameron Coyle: Bishop Kelly High School, Boise; attending College of Idaho • Cassidy Gilman: Borah High School, Boise; attending Boise State University • Kendra Hollar: Capital High School, Boise; attending Boise State University • Mia Klopfenstein: Renaissance High School, Meridian; attending Boise State University

Camp Hodia is dedicated to improving the lives of local children with type 1 diabetes. Hodia camps foster self-reliance and encourage children to live happy, healthy and independent lives. Most campers need financial aid, and this event funds camperships. Join us!

• Kennedy Melad: Nampa High School; attending Boise State University • Nicholas Phillips: Timberline High School, Boise; attending Idaho State University • Sandra Siharath: Capital High School, Boise; attending Boise State University • Allana Snowball: Borah High School, Boise; attending Boise State University • Josie Wickstrom: Meridian High School; attending Boise State University • Kyle Mattson: Meridian High School; attending College of Western Idaho • Krishna Regmi: Borah High School, Boise; attending College of Western Idaho

RESCUE MISSION RECEIVES GRANT TO HELP VETERANS Boise Rescue Mission Ministries announced it has received a grant from the Disabled Veterans National Foundation for $10,000, which CONTINUED >

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will fund the mission's Veteran’s Ministry Program. The program is committed to helping homeless veterans return to society healthy, sober and independent with housing, employment and ongoing support to maintain a meaningful, productive life. Implemented in 2010, the VMP is the only program of its kind for homeless veterans in Idaho. In addition to providing such essentials as food and room and board, the VMP focuses on key areas of supportive services to assist each veteran in transitioning back into the community. Funds from the DVNF will be used to support the mental health services offered by the VMP and will be applied to expenses associated with providing services such as psychological testing, 24-hour crisis intervention, individual counseling, case and treatment plan management, medication management and specialized therapy in life skills and symptom management.

UI SELECTS KATHERINE HIMES TO LEAD BOISE-BASED MCCLURE CENTER The University of Idaho announced Katherine Himes has accepted the position of director of the James A. and Louise McClure Center for Public Policy Research. Based in Boise, the McClure Center director oversees nonpartisan, science-based, public policy research that

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HORATIO ALGER ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, a nonprofit encouraging youth to pursue their dreams through higher education, announced that seven students from Boise State University have been awarded Horatio Alger Boise State Scholarships of $10,000. Since the establishment of its scholarship program in 1984, the Horatio Alger Association has awarded more than $125 million in undergraduate, graduate and specialized scholarships to students. This specialized scholarship program provides financial assistance to students entering their final three years of study at Boise State University. The 2017 Horatio Alger Boise State Scholarship recipients maintained an average GPA of 3.58 while coming from households with an average annual income of $17,642. Boise-based recipients are Destiny Begin, Maddie Ceglecki, Arthur Ferguson and Savannah Sanchez.


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“WHERE WERE YOU FOR THE TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE SUN?” Get ready to watch an incredibly emotional phenomenon on Monday, August 21 st! The solar system will be in action and on full display. Whether you hike to the top of a peak, sit in the middle of a field, or stand in the center of town, look up! It is that mesmerizing and two minutes of your life will never be forgotten. Beginning at 11:25 AM, the eclipse path enters Idaho at Weiser. Total time in Idaho is 9 minutes, 35 seconds, leaving the state via Victor and Driggs. But weather forecasters believe that the small town of Stanley in the Sawtooth Mountain Range will be a stellar place for viewing due to August sunshine averages and the proximity to the central line. Stanley’s scheduled time is 11:28 AM.

Red Fish Lake Lodge: Located actually 6 miles south of Stanley, this iconic “jewel of the Sawtooth National Recreation Area” is worth exploring. The restaurant, situated on the north end of the lake, offers local fare in a friendly atmosphere in the original lodge built in 1929.

This small community is packed during the summer with visitors. It is a playground offering camping, rafting, fishing, hiking, mountain bike trails, ATV rentals, horseback riding, and more. But how will it handle an influx of 30 thousand plus extra visitors in a two week period? Who will feed the masses? The local independent restaurants have been planning since June! Most are paring down their menus to a few strategic items that are easier to produce quickly, yet represent their unique Idaho cuisine including local beer and wine. The town will explode with outdoor communal seating, beer gardens, grab-and-go stations, etc. Restaurants are expecting the entire area to become foot traffic friendly with very little parking available. After all, Stanley sits on the intersection of Highway 75 and Highway 21 which are both only two lane Highways. Expect traffic delays, but enjoy the local dining!

Mountain Village Restaurant and Saloon: Perched at the junction of three scenic by-ways, this locally owned property welcomes you to Stanley. The resort sprawls on both sides of Highway 21 with the lodge, restaurant, saloon, mercantile, and full service auto station. Their eclipse plans include a parking lot beer garden, fresh smoked meats from an outdoor smoker, and much more! This is good ol’ Idaho country cuisine at its finest.

Stanley Baking Co. and Sawtooth Hotel: In the heart of Stanley lies a bakery where homemade breakfast and lunch meals are served, the baked goods are legendary, and the atmosphere is humming. For dinner, trek over to the Sawtooth Hotel which offers a breath-taking view of the mountains from the dining room in the old-fashioned mountain lodge, established in 1931. Both properties pride themselves in cooking from scratch with local, fresh ingredients.

Papa Brunee’s Pizza: The only place for pizza in Stanley! Great grandfather Pete came to Idaho from the village of Olgiasca in northern Italy in 1923 to summer range sheep. His grandson Mike opened the restaurant 19 years ago and now great grandson Josh and his wife have been running it for the past 6 years. It was Aunt Ruby who created the original pizza sauce recipe and the rest is history! Come meet the family and enjoy a pizza pie!

Sawtooth Luce’s: If you have dined here before, it’s now time to take a second look. With a new owner and passionate chef taking over just last year, this is now an amazing and spectacular gastric pub. The menu implements a knowledge of global cuisine, and the quality of the entrees will lure you to return over and over.

Kasino Club: Established in 1935, it was originally called “Casino Club”, named for the Casino Creek nearby. Through the years and different owners, it was changed to Kasino Club with a “K” just because it was different! Current owners took over in 1987, keeping the western flair atmosphere, but upgrading the pub fare to garnering the reputation of a premiere food and entertainment establishment. They are famous for their black & blue prime rib and salad bar.

Stanley Sluice: A nice addition to the Stanley restaurant scene in the newer built Stanley Town Square. The menu combines rustic with modern, tradition with eclectic, and also ensures vegetarian options. Emerging favorites include the sweet potato quesadillas, Pad Thai, and Idaho trout.

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LOCALMUSIC VENUES MAKING MUSIC IN THE TREASURE VALLEY ARTICLE KRISTEN LYNCH

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he Treasure Valley offers touring bands unique venues for their concerts. Whether it is the larger, en masse draw for pop culture phenoms or smaller, more intimate settings, in and around the city of Boise, one can find the perfect fit.

Here are a few selected locations to experience your favorite bands.

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During the summer months, this little high-desert haven offers a spectacular spot

District, is the Knitting Factory. This site provides

to enjoy an evening with your favorite band. Family friendly, easily accessible and

an intimate, yet extensive, experience for the local

with lots and lots of room to stretch your legs, the Idaho Botanical Gardens provides

concertgoer. Purchasing VIP tickets garners the

a memorable concert-going experience. The expansive lawn of Outlaw Field begs

ticket holder a seat at their own table, cocktail

for the summer repertoire of folding lawn chairs, blankets and a libation or two. With

waitress and a menu of gastropub fare—not to

a backdrop of russet foothills and rolling sage—and the looming presence of the

mention the amazing sightline above the general

historic Idaho State Penitentiary—great music only adds to the overall ambiance.

admission mob for an unobstructed view of their favorite band. Due to its smaller square footage,

Note: As with any outdoor venue it might be wise to carry an extra jacket in the event of changing weather.

acoustics resonate well, and attendees rave about the proximity to bands. Absent is the far off in the distance remote viewing often found in larger, stadium events. Up close and personal is part of this experience, and the Knitting Factory does not disappoint.

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For Boise residents, the warmer summer months mean one thing: outdoors! And what’s better than a lazy Idaho summer evening? Maybe throw in a little music and a general spirit of happiness. Alive After Five is a uniquely Boise event that helps mold the summer season in a weekly series of music, mirth and festivities. Carve out sacred space for each Wednesday evening and take advantage of a new summer tradition.

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t’s true—barbershops might seem a little anachronistic in our age of super speedy,

uber-techno conveniences. After all, we’re of such a busy, stressful mindset, we, the American public, have demanded that the multitude of hair-cutting chains follow suit to keep up with the insatiable need of our get in/get out lifestyle. But there seems to be a critical piece missing from this equation: the personal touch.

a roomful of vintage American collectibles. Note: if you are hooked on your local sports channel or need to know the latest Twitter feed or news headlines, you might be a little disappointed by the stark absence of a TV. However, if you are looking to discuss the merits of your favorite sports team versus the varying allegiances from the trio of barbers, you will find plenty of that. What happens when we aren’t distracted by the instant 24/7-ness of our world? Torn from the pages of those bygone days

to bring back the barbershop ambiance of

Connections happen, sharing life moments

is the iconic striped blue and red double helix,

yesteryear. While meeting at Boise Barber

happens, friendships happen.

a nostalgic image that signified comfort and

College, the would-be partners were able to

“We had a young man come in who, after

familiarity. After all, the hub of small-town

open a place of their own, located near the

graduating high school, was returning from

America revolved around the town barber and

busy nexus of Fairview and Cole, and have

Marine boot camp,” Jac says. “After waiving his

generally a few locals who seemed to enjoy a

been diligently spiffing up the men of the

bill, I told him it was an honor and a privilege

little respite—and gossip—from the everyday

Treasure Valley since July 2011.

to give him his first official Marine haircut. I told

grind. Also lost in this influx of modernity is that

Their mission: To reconnect, to build

rite of passage associated with a barbershop,

friendships and to provide a safe harbor from

a place that symbolized a generational bond

the stressors of our modern world.

him, ‘You just stay safe, that’s payment enough.’” Engaging customers and building connections is what Shear Madness is all about.

between father and son, one that chronicled

“It’s the personal touch,” Sam says. “We

“We share milestone events with our

the passage of time through a series of haircuts.

make them comfortable, joke with them.

customers, from funerals to graduations and

When they come here, they’re like family.”

weddings. We are not here to get through to

If you are looking to recapture a little piece of fleeting Americana, look no further than

The decor within their shop is in keeping

Shear Madness. Owners/partners Sam and

with the theme of small town barbershops,

Steve Burd and Jac Cramer along with fellow

complete with a timeline of antique barber

Shear Madness welcomes walk-ins from

barber Ryan Straub, have combined forces

chairs, each one from a different era, and

all walks of life. No appointment is necessary.

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Influential Teachers Teaching Beyond the Classroom

ARTICLE ELENA TOMOROWITZ

PHOTOGRAPHY RACHEL WILLIAMS

Nancy Tacke

at Anser Charter School Nancy Tacke is one of those teachers that doesn’t

he job of a teacher is a special one and, though you’ve probably had

T

need special tricks or schemes to attract the atten-

that one teacher in your life you’ll never forget, there are so many

tion of her students; it is her passion for the subject

teachers inspiring their students every day. The great teachers stand out

and love of teaching that shines through in her

because they can introduce that one novel to a student that could be the

classroom. Although she is only starting her second

catalyst to becoming the next Stephen King, can turn a number-illiterate

year at Anser Charter School, she is no stranger to

student into an engineer or have a life-changing effect on those students

the education system. She has a bachelor’s degree

that say, “I hate school.” Boise is growing fast, yet these four Boise teachers

in Elementary Education and a master’s degree

are keeping up with the needs of this changing environment with cha-

in Curriculum and Instruction from Boise State

risma, virtue and stamina— preparing their students for the future to come.

University. Her husband Chuck has been a teacher for 27 years at Bishop Kelly High School, so education is embedded in everything she cares about. Tacke is dedicated to history—especially Idaho history—and when she became a mom, she knew she couldn’t commit to being a full-time teacher. She made a list of criteria for the perfect job and almost immediately found the best-case scenario. She sought a job that was part-time, used her research skills and focused on history and education—and the Center for History and Politics at Boise State University had been seeking just that. She worked there for seven years where she wore many different hats and also authored a fourthgrade textbook called The Idaho Adventure.  When her kids grew up, she was desperate to get back to teaching. Her current school is an EL—or expeditionary learning—school, which is now a mentor school for other schools trying this model for the first time. This means that each year, students take an “expedition” as a way of learning all subjects. Students are given more responsibility than in regular schools and are asked to set personal goals. Tacke’s adventurous spirit is a perfect fit for these expeditions and she couldn’t be happier teaching what she loves to her convivial fourth and fifth-grade students. 

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Jess Hawley

at Frank Church High School If you’ve ever met Jess Hawley, chances are you found out exactly what his passion is within the first few minutes. With the help of supporters, including his principal Derek Gardner and the Boise Public School Education Foundation, Hawley has put together an incentive program that provides basic needs for his students at Frank Church High School in return for keeping up their grades. He’s got a lot of heavy lifting to do and has taken on the challenge at a superhero level, though he would argue that there’s nothing really super about it—he’s just providing basic needs to students who don’t have access to them. So many students are living in poverty or in homes where they don’t feel safe, which means learning is their last priority. High school is hard enough, and today’s environment asks more and more of students while simultaneously placing pressure on students through social media in a way that can tear young people to pieces. Add being homeless or dealing with a parent addicted to drugs, and everything else becomes nearly impossible. We often forget that basic needs also include having fun. Hawley brings students to Bogus Basin and gears them up with help from local partners, such as Play It Again Sports and REI. For their first time, they don’t have to earn any special grades. But if they want to keep skiing or snowboarding, their grades must stay up. Boise is a different place when you can’t afford to participate in recreation, yet many things we take for granted feel like a luxury for some people. Playing outside and being a kid can be a huge stress relief for these students who had to become adults at a young age and should be accessible to everyone. Being a teacher is more than just teaching, and how Hawley has become invested in his students is proof of that. He says he’s never afraid to ask for support from community members or businesses, and as soon as he starts talking about the program, the necessity of it becomes apparent. The program is growing rapidly and he hopes to expand to other schools that are also in need. Check out FrankChurch.BoiseSchools.org to stay up to date on this project. The effect this has on their students demonstrates how getting something as simple as face wash can be life changing.  CONTINUED >

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INFLUENTIAL TEACHERS (CON TI N U ED)

Teachers are always teachers, whether they are on the clock or not.

Chuck McHenry at Borah High School

Chuck McHenry grew up knowing that teaching was his destiny. His mother was an English teacher and his dad taught science, so teaching was embedded in his identity. He finished his 23rd year of teaching at Borah High School this spring, which is quite impressive to anyone who has parented or taught teenagers. He’s experienced a lot through the years, and before having to wrangle cellphones from the Snapchat obsessed millennials, he recalls having to teach how to use email from the few blocky computers scattered throughout the school. McHenry’s presence is casual but demands respect, which is perhaps at the core of a good teacher. He has seen so many of his students accomplish exciting things; this is what keeps McHenry engaged with his students each year. Though he says high school drama has remained the same, he’s experienced the change of the city and the change of the school. One of the most significant and positive changes he’s seen is the influx of refugee students who bring a worldly perspective to the learning environment.  Teachers are always teachers, whether they are on the clock or not. McHenry is a podcast enthusiast and soon thought, “I wonder if high school students could do this?” All it takes is a few dedicated students, some recording equipment and teachers committed to offering out-of-the-box pedagogy to their students. “The Borah Pridecast” gained traction when he realized how much was going on each day around the school that could be produced into a podcast.  The podcast became a vehicle for students to become “mini-experts.” McHenry proudly talks about one student who was accepted to Yale, and he believes it was because of a compelling essay she wrote about being a student at Borah High School. She read her essay for one of the first episodes and shows one way the students could display hard work to an audience beyond the classroom. Download the first episodes from SoundCloud or iTunes to get a sneak-peek into high school life. 20

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Patti Wiseman Adams at Trail Wind Elementary

Although Patti Wiseman-Adams had to take on teaching math after being away from it for 12 years, her passion lies in teaching writing—she gets to learn more about her students through their work than any other subject. She recalls how important her English classes were when she was young, and how writing and literature opened up the world in a new way. Wiseman-Adams is an American Indian of the Chippewa tribe and grew up on a reservation in Montana. When she was in seventh grade, there weren’t a lot of opportunities available to her, especially being a girl. When her teacher shared stories like Frankenstein or Alice in Wonderland, books that were sometimes seen as too edgy for young people, she felt like she wasn’t being limited by her age or abilities. Wiseman-Adams shares this same sentiment with her own students today by giving them access to different writing styles and genres.  “You’ve got to expose them, give them opportunities, give them choices, talk about it…and sometimes we have to scrap something and try it again,” she says.  Teaching isn’t easy, and she believes that it's OK if you need to talk through challenges multiple times. Wiseman-Adams lives and breathes the virtues of education in a way that is selfless and permissive. She didn’t share with her students that she was diagnosed with, and battled, cancer twice during fall 2016. She was out for six weeks, but the school community reached out to her, and the homemade cards from her students kept coming. She realized that surviving this illness was a way to teach her students about cancer and that you can overcome challenges.  “When you feel uncomfortable,” Wiseman-Adams says, “is when you start to learn.”  And sometimes, you don’t know what that is until you come faceto-face with it.  August 2017 | Boise Lifestyle

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Page Turners

WORTHY READS WHAT'S WORTHY TO READ THIS SUMMER ARTICLE RACHEL BENNETT CRIMES AGAINST A BOOK CLUB BY KATHY COOPERMAN & THE BEEKEEPER BY STEWART GILES

C R I M E S AG A I N ST A BO O K C LU B BY KATHY COOPERMAN

“WHEN ANNIE DIDN’T RUSH IN WITH

I LOVED this book. It catches you from the very beginning and holds you until the last page.

PRAISE, CHLOE HUFFED, “OH, I KNOW

It's a light read, perfect for summer, with all the

I WASN’T A PERFECT MOTHER. BUT WE

necessary ingredients: good writing, good plot

CAN’T ALL BE PERFECT, ANNIE. I CAN’T

and lots of good humor. Annie and Sarah are best friends. Sarah is the beautiful, rich, barren

BE LIKE YOU. AND TRUTH BE TOLD,

one and Annie is the frumpy stay-at-home mom

I WOULDN’T WANT TO BE. MY DEAR

of three. When Annie finds out her son has

GIRL, THE TRUTH IS THAT YOU’LL NEVER

autism and is in need of very expensive therapy,

THE BEEKEEPER BY STEWART GILES

and Sarah quits her lucrative job at a law firm but

The story opens with the discovery of

BE A FIRST-CLASS HUMAN BEING OR

still wants to keep up with her IVF treatments,

a dead body, a missing best friend and a

the friends quickly realize they need a way to

beekeeper who was too busy to call the

EVEN A FIRST-CLASS WOMAN UNTIL

make money and lots of it. That's when they

police about the decaying man beneath her

come up with their miracle face cream, Ytinav.

flowers. I was hooked. In what seems to be a

FOR HUMAN FRAILTY.” ANNIE WAS UNIMPRESSED. “YOU STOLE THAT FROM

I really enjoyed how the book not only focused

series of random murders, the special unit is

on the lives of Sarah and Annie but also those of

called in to help the local police department

the women being conned, the members of the

solve the case.

book club. Each one had so much personality; it

The main characters are likable and have

was hard to choose a favorite. If you get a chance

some depth to them, and while the mystery

to listen to it as an audiobook, do it! The narrator,

was solved at the end, I felt it was a slapped

Katherine Kellgre, has so much talent and made

together ending that didn't really make

the book so much more enjoyable with how she

sense, and that the answers to the other

told the story, getting into each character and

murders were "easy ways out." All in all,

really capturing the emotion of the story. In the

though, I did enjoy the read for the simple

end, this book is definitely a worthy read.

murder mystery it was.

YOU LEARN TO HAVE SOME REGARD

THE PHILADELPHIA STORY.” “SO WHAT IF I DID? IT’S STILL TRUE.” ANNIE” ― KATHY COOPERMAN,  CRIMES AGAINST A BOOK CLUB

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Culinary Creations

Keeping it Real

KEEP IT ORGANIZED

SCHOOL LUNCHES FOR REAL LIFE ARTICLE JAMIE AMES

T

he annual roundup of lunches featuring a

CHOOSE THEME DAYS

kid ever keeps their lunchbox perfectly hori-

parade of cartoon characters and wood-

Choose themes, such as sandwich

zontal going to school. I like Ziploc brand con-

land creatures can be a little overwhelming.

day, wrap day, salad day, hot food day,

tainers for their tight seal and appealing price

I am overcome with both their cuteness

lite lunch day, breakfast for lunch day or

point. Other staples include small containers

and the feeling that I am failing as a parent

roll-ups day. Repeat themes that are easy

for dips or dressings, zip-close bags, ice packs,

because, as Sweet Brown says, “Ain't nobody

during the week, changing flavors to keep

a thermos, silicone baking cups—24 cups in

got time for that.” If this is something you too

it interesting. For us, this means sand-

two shapes are $8.99 on Amazon—and muffin

have felt, let me stop you right there. I'll tell you

wiches a couple of times a week. Figure

liners. Pro tip: Drinks, yogurt tubes and fruit/

a secret: Nobody is making those lunches.

out which lunches are fastest to make and

veggie pouches can be frozen and used as ice

Seriously, NOBODY. Google “bento box lunch

do those the day after your busiest eve-

packs to save space.

images” and ask your kids. I guarantee they

ning during the week.

haven’t seen a single Beaker-the-Muppet veggie wrap at school. So, let’s talk school

ORGANIZE LUNCH FOOD ITEMS TOGETHER GATHER SUPPLIES

Use bins from the dollar store to corral

For a definitive review/guide to choosing

lunch things together in your refrigerator and

and avoid appetite fatigue while spending a

lunchboxes, check out Kidgredients.com.au.

pantry so they are easy to grab and kids can

sane amount of time and energy doing it.

If you want bento, make sure it’s leakproof. No

easily choose what they want.

lunches, keeping it real, how to add variety

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SOS—Save Our Sandwich! START WITH PROTEIN

Chances are you have been eating the same two or three sandwiches for a while. Try some of the ideas on this list or check out the link below for 140 different sandwich fillings to cure your same old sandwich boredom. • Apple slices sandwiched with peanut butter • Bagel and schmear • BLT  • Chicken salad • Cream cheese and jelly • Cucumber cream cheese

FILL UP

Protein is most filling so look for cheese,

• Eggo Minis peanut butter and jelly

yogurt and bread with the highest amount

• Fluffernutter (peanut butter and

of protein.

marshmallow fluff ) • French toast sticks • Grilled cheese

ACCOUNTABILITY

Instead of throwing away extras at school, have

• Hot dog

kids bring home uneaten food so next time you

• Lettuce wraps

know what to leave out. Designate a lunchbox

• Meatball sub

spot. A Command hook on the back of the pantry

• Mini corn dog muffins

door is one option that saves space. Have kids

• Peanut butter sushi

hang up lunchboxes as soon as they get home.

• Pita pocket

To save money, buy in bulk and portion

• Peanut butter and banana

food yourself. Stock up on convenient lunch

• Peanut butter and honey

ADD SOME VEGGIES

items at the beginning of the school year when they are deeply discounted. For a special touch, print some free lunchbox notes at the beginning of the year and tuck

• Sliders • Stuffed crescent rolls • Sub sandwich • Wrap

them in your spice cupboard to use throughout the year. For 24 free printable notes check

For more sandwich inspiration, Grace at

out TheDatingDivas.com or access the link

Eats Amazing has assembled 140 delicious

on the Boise Lifestyle Facebook page.

ideas. Visit The Ultimate List of Sandwich Fillings at EatsAmazing.co.uk or find the

DOABLE CUTENESS

If a cute lunch is important to you but finding the time is difficult, choose a couple special occasions throughout the year and save

link on Boise Lifestyle's Facebook page.

DONT FORGET THE FRUIT

USE BINS FOR EASY GRABBING

your best effort for those days. Some ideas for quick cuteness include using a cookie cutter to make a window in the top piece of sandwich bread, sticker eyes and a Sharpie mouth on baggies or the tops of fruit cups or, for the ambitious, shaped food cutters to cut cheese, fruits and veggies. Vegetable/fruit cutters are available on Amazon—search around; prices vary. I found a 20-piece set for $8.99. When it comes down to it, the most important thing is that your kids are eating. Take a

SLIP IN THE SNACKS

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Water & Woods

PLANNING THE PERFECT RIVER ADVENTURE

TAKE ME TO THE

RIVER, FLOAT ME ON THE

WATER ARTICLE AND PHOTOGRAPHY ROGER PHILLIPS

S

ummer heat is here, and many Treasure Valley residents look for some respite by heading to the mountains or hitting the water. Fortunately,

the Boise River runs through much of the Treasure Valley, and there are other rivers nearby that give you a place to cool off, splash through a rapid, catch a trout or watch golden eagles soaring in the blue summer sky.  Here are a few options for your river adventure.  BOISE RIVER AND ITS TRIBUTARIES

Many people’s first summer visit to Boise includes a trip down the Boise River on a raft or inner tube or take a stroll or bike ride alongside the river on the Greenbelt.  A casual float from Barber Park to Ann Morrison Park is a summer tradition and a great family activity. The newest addition to the river, the Boise River Park off Whitewater Boulevard, has moved surfing inland from the coast where kayakers and board surfers carve across the never-ending glassy waves.  While many think of the Boise River as the stretch downstream from Lucky Peak Reservoir, it actually extends nearly all the way to the Sawtooth 26

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Mountains, and the North Fork, Middle Fork and South Fork provide dozens of miles of sparkling, clear, cool water that attracts anglers and campers or people who just want to relax in cool water. PAYETTE RIVER

Much like the Boise River, the Payette River extends from the mountains to the Snake River, and it has many tributaries. But within a short drive of the valley is arguably Idaho’s most popular stretch of river in Idaho. The stretch between Banks and Horseshoe Bend has a festive atmosphere as a whitewater playground that’s a fun, splashy Class III (intermediate) float with a nice mix of rapids and placid flowing water. A colorful armada of rafters and kayakers navigate the rapids, and in the calmer stretches, rafters often abandon ship and float along in the cool, emerald waters. If you have no whitewater experience or equipment, don’t worry. There are several outfitters who offer reasonably priced trips under the watchful eye of experienced river guides. This trip is suitable for the whole family, and kids love the excitement of the rapids and the chance to take a safe swim in a moving river. If you’re a little more adventurous, there’s another stretch of livelier whitewater on the South Fork of the Payette River near Garden Valley that includes Class IV whitewater. Outfitters also provide float trips on that stretch.   SNAKE RIVER

Here’s a little secret. If you seek solitude on a river, it might be hard to find as people flock to the backcountry during summer, but you can easily find it on the Snake River. Idaho’s largest river is widely overlooked by recreationists, especially during summer because its low elevation means hot weather. The river flows through fields, farmland and beneath rocky bluffs, and it’s common to float for miles without seeing another soul. What’s more, most of the river downstream from Swan Falls Dam is friendly for nearly any riverworthy craft. You can float in a canoe, kayak or raft and not get yourself into trouble if you have basic river skills because rapids are sporadic and mild (Class II).  To see launch points and take outs, go to SnakeRiverWaterTrail. org for maps and directions. Even if you don’t have a boat, this is an area worth exploring. Two points of interest worth seeing are Swan Falls Dam and Celebration Park south of Kuna and Nampa. Celebration Park is Idaho’s only archaeological park, and you can see traces of Native American settlement dating back centuries. There’s also the historic Guffey Railroad Bridge that was built in 1897. Don’t miss the viewpoint at Dedication Point on your way to Swan Falls Dam. It’s one of the most scenic along the Snake River. Swan Falls Dam has historic buildings as well as a modern boat launch and a grassy picnic area with a shelter and bathrooms with running water. From there, you can drive downstream about 3 miles and continue hiking on a nonmotorized trail where the road ends.  Both are adjacent to the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey Conservation Area, which is a protected area for raptors that nest in the basalt bluffs and soar on the thermals above the river.  August 2017 | Boise Lifestyle

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Gino’s ITALIAN

Ristorante & BAR


e

G

ino Vuolo was born in Naples, Italy, where his family has run a restaurant since 1906, then moved to the United States when he was two years old. Gino met his wife, Tia, who is a fourth generation Idahoan, in Naples when her brother was stationed there with the Navy and Gino was back working at the family restaurant. Bringing families together with food is in his DNA, so after moving to Boise with his wife, there was no question that he would bring along decades old recipes and open a restaurant. Originally on 8th St. in downtown Boise, the current Gino’s is tucked into the corner of a shopping center on West McMillan Rd., just west of Ten Mile Rd., and has now been there for eight years. The spacious and friendly atmosphere is a welcome respite from Meridian’s hectic traffic. Gino works closely with his employees, who he considers family. Though offering just about everything you’d expect from an authentic Italian restaurant, they have become famous for their veal specialties such as veal parmesan and ossobuco, as well as their wild boar shank from California that is braised for eight hours and served with gnocchi. They also serve a special each night, usually a fish dish, based on whatever is fresh from their supplier that day. Pair any one of these great dishes with a Peroni on tap, a glass of Italian red wine, or one of their classic cocktails, like a Negroni with a flamed orange twist. “We specialize in old school cocktails with a Mediterranean twist,” says the bar manager, Austin Baird.

Everything made from

SCRATCH

Though the dining room is fit for any special occasion, from a wedding rehearsal dinner to a birthday celebration, Gino’s is a great place to come for any casual meal. With everything made from scratch, you’ll feel just like you’re eating at home, except it might just taste a little bit better!

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Lifestyle Calendar

August AUGUST 1-31

AUGUST 2, 9, 16, 23 AND 30

BRICKS + STONES EXHIBITION

ALIVE AFTER FIVE

BOISE ART MUSEUM

GROVE PLAZA

Sean Kenney has more than five million Legos at his studio in

Alive After Five is back on the Grove Plaza in downtown Boise. Or-

Brooklyn, which he uses to create sculptures and wall mural that

ganizers will celebrate 31 years of Boise's favorite Summer Concert

will be exhibited through February. Kenney merges vintage tapes-

Series each Wednesday. The event starts at 5 p.m. and lasts until 8

try aesthetics with op-art patterns to create abstract compositions

p.m. and is free to attend.

that recall gemstones. Accompanying Kenney’s artwork are actual

stones on loan from the Idaho Museum of Mining & Geology and

AUGUST 3

Stewart’s Gem Shop.

FIRST THURSDAY DOWNTOWN BOISE

AUGUST 1-31

First Thursday  takes place on the first  Thursday  of each month

BUTTERFLIES IN BLOOM AT ZOO BOISE

throughout downtown Boise. The event takes place from 5 p.m. to 9

ZOO BOISE

p.m.and provides downtown visitors the chance to stroll through the

One of Zoo Boise’s most popular exhibits is back. Butterflies in Bloom

unique shops and galleries in downtown, while enjoying in-store en-

will stay at Zoo Boise through Labor Day. Visitors will stroll through a

tertainment and special events. Includes art shows, live music, wine

flower-filled greenhouse as hundreds of colorful butterflies from Cos-

and beer tastings, performances, sales and great food.

ta Rica fly above and around them. Entry to Butterflies in Bloom is included with admission to Zoo Boise.  

AUGUST 1-27

AUGUST 3, 10, 17, 24 AND 31 GREAT GARDEN ESCAPE IDAHO BOTANICAL GARDEN

"WHEN MODERN WAS

Each week, the garden will feature either Great Garden Escape clas-

CONTEMPORARY: SELECTIONS

sics or exciting new bands. Local restaurants, breweries and wineries

FROM THE ROY R. NEUBERGER

will be on-site to help make for an entertaining night that’s relax-

COLLECTION"

ing and fun. Great Garden Escape is every Thursday  evening, now

BOISE ART MUSEUM

through September. It features upbeat dancing, music and friends.

Revealing the pursuits of one of the 20th century’s most important collectors,

AUGUST 4-SEPTEMBER 3

the American Federation of Arts and

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

the Neuberger Museum of Art present

IDAHO SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL

"When Modern Was Contemporary:

An exhilarating night of midsummer madness, the Idaho Shake-

Selections from the Roy R. Neuberger

speare Festival's A Midsummer Night's Dream brims with mistaken

Collection," the first traveling exhibition of

identity, mismatched lovers and mischief-making fairies. A Midsum-

this groundbreaking collection of Amer-

mer Night’s Dream is a joyful celebration of love lost, transformed and

ican modern art in more than 40 years.

restored that casts a powerfully pleasing spell. Suitable for all ages.

AUGUST 1, 8, 15 AND 22

AUGUST 5

FREE TOURS OF ANNE FRANK HUMAN RIGHTS

SNOOZE AT THE ZOO

MEMORIAL TOURS

ZOO BOISE

IDAHO ANNE FRANK HUMAN RIGHTS MEMORIAL

Join Zoo Boise for an overnight adventure. Families will experience

Offered every Tuesday now through October, meet at the statue of

a campout unlike any other. Sleep under the stars right in the mid-

Anne Frank in the Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial for a

dle of the city. Enjoy programs led by education department staff or

free docent-led tour. Tours are from 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. weekly. 

explore the zoo on your own after regular zoo hours. The event goes

from 6:30 p.m. Aug. 5 to 9 a.m. Aug. 6.

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AUGUST 10 BOISE TRAIN DEPOT GUIDED TOUR THE BOISE DEPOT Spend an evening at the historic Boise Train Depot with free music and historic tour. En-

Preserve

the Beauty...

joy musical performances by the Silver Brass starting at 5:45 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.  The free guided tour will be held at  6:30 p.m.  and is approximately one hour long. 

AUGUST 18 32 CELLS ART SHOW OLD IDAHO STATE PENITENTIARY The Swell Artist Collective and the Old Idaho Penitentiary have partnered up to present "32 Cells," featuring 32 works of art done by local artists inspired by former inmate biographies and prison history. Artwork will hang on prison cell doors. Beer, wine and food will be available for purchase. Guests must be at least 21 years old with valid ID.

AUGUST 21 TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE BOISE Whether staying around Boise or traveling to a higher point, Idaho is a destination point for this natural phenomenon with an estimated 500,000 visitors expected. Eclipse will begin at the Oregon/Idaho border at 10:10 a.m. and end at the Idaho/Wyoming border at  12:59 p.m. Best places for viewing are Wieser, Stanley, Rexburg, Victor and Driggs. Order protective eclipse glasses at Eclipse2017.org.

AUGUST 25 MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING FOR SUPERVISORS BARBER PARK EVENT CENTER This workshop will focus on how managers and supervisors can utilize the principles of

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LUXURY AUTOMOTIVE Peterson BMW of Boise (208) 378-9000 petersonbmw.com

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STRAWBERRY

SPINACH SALAD ARTICLE JULIE MEYER

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his delicious salad is my go-to side item for any summer potluck or barbecue. Every time I serve it, someone asks for the recipe. I’m happy to share it, and always

mention that if you are short on time, buy candied cashews and wonton salad toppers. You can skip to step 3, but the homemade strawberry dressing is worth the effort and is the star of the dish.

STRAWBERRY SPINACH SALAD

INSTRUCTIONS

STRAWBERRY DRESSING

Ingredients

1. Toss cashews in sugar, and cook over

Ingredients

1/3 cup sugar

medium heat until sugar melts and coats

½ teaspoon salt

1 cup cashews

nuts. Stir constantly to prevent scorching.

2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

6 ounces wonton wraps

2. Cut wontons into strips and fry in hot oil

3 tablespoons sugar

1 head iceberg lettuce, chopped

until golden brown.

½ cup vegetable oil

8 ounces spinach leaves

3. Toss vegetables and bacon.

¼ teaspoon dry mustard

½ cup cooked and crumbled bacon

4. Add won tons, nuts and dressing just

½ cup seedless strawberry jam

½ cup chopped red bell pepper

before serving.

1 purple onion, chopped

INSTRUCTIONS

1 cup sliced strawberries

1. Blend dressing ingredients well and toss with strawberry salad just before serving.

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