The Teacher

This is an interview of Marie Sasser done by her Grandaughter, myself, Clara William where we discuss growing up in a small town and her life as a teacher in a much larger town.

Self Discovery

This interview talks about self-identity and discovering what that means to us. As well as sexuality and things that aren’t what society would consider the “norm.”

BoiseSpeaks: "Where do you want to live?"

Erika Warner shares her story of learning English, falling in love, finding her life’s vocation and the importance of giving back to your community.

Sarah Shoquist interviews her dad Tom Weitz about their family’s history at Priest Lake

Tom Weitz came to Priest Lake the first time on a family vacation at age 12 in 1958 with the Sayles family from Pullman. They rented cabin 28 at the Luby Bay Resort that the Hill family had recently bought....

Ron Walker, interviewed by his grandson Max Kendall, recalls his years at Outlet Bay and changes in fishing at Priest Lake.

Max Kendall interviewed his grandfather Ron Walker, a fierce advocate of the Outlet. Ron shared his fishing adventures dating back to when he could rent a cabin for the whole season at Elkins for $500. He lamented decisions that transformed...

Martie Brennan Shares Her Favorite Holiday Story

Martie Brennan shares “Silver Packages,” her favorite holiday children’s story that she read to her third grade classes and during volunteer work in the Boise School District.

BoiseSpeaks: "We were always under surveillance."

Ethyl Furuya Minnis tells of her experience growing up in California and staying under surveillance in Japan as a Japanese-American during WWII.