100 Years Ago, Boise Charities And Single People Combined Forces And Gave Poor Children A Merry Christmas

On Christmas Eve, 1914, Boise charities continued a tradition of giving presents to orphans and other underprivileged poor children. That year, “batchelor boys and girls” were talked into devoting their energies toward making a great celebration, as The Statesman noted: “Somebody pressed … Continue reading →

Posse of “Worst Men” Aimed to Punish Payette Valley, Idaho Vigilantes

During the winter of 1864-65 the vigilantes of Payette Valley had success in ending thefts in their area, but the Pickett Corral Gang was still in business. The gang continued to steal horses–it just avoided taking them from its neighbors … Continue reading →