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Becky Erickson

Production Manager

July 4th Chaos in Crouch

I didn’t believe our first Independence Day at the new house in Crouch would be the chaos everyone said it would be. But to my great surprise, it truly was. Everything started out quiet with a pancake breakfast followed by a flag raising and games in the park for the kiddos. In the afternoon, we watched a duck race on the Middle Fork of the Payette. Our ducks didn’t win but it was quite a spectacle. The real party started at 6pm with the parade. We were in the “dry” …READ MORE

A Dream Too Good to Defer

About three years ago, my husband and I discovered the beautiful Garden Valley area—and we fell immediately in love. The laid back atmosphere, the friendly people, the fun local community radio station with all volunteer DJ’s (maybe I’ll try my hand at that sometime), and most of all, the scenery absolutely blew us away. “Someday,” we decided, we’d buy some land, build a cabin and retire there. Well, someday happened sooner than we anticipated (at least for the buying part; the retiring part won’t happen for a while). We found …READ MORE