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North Idaho Nuggets: Pieces of History from the Panhandle

Oct 15, 2019

From the 1880s to the early 1950s, many North Idaho schoolchildren attended one-room schoolhouses, especially those living at some distance from the larger towns. In this episode we look back at these cherished icons of Americana, the one- and two-room schoolhouses, many of which still dot the landscape. Grab your...


Jul 13, 2019

During the 1920s, silent-screen star Nell Shipman and her studio, Lionhead Lodge, made several movies in North Idaho--and she wasn't the only one. Hear about North Idaho's encounters with the Hollywood film industry, from Bing Crosby to Ben Stein. 


Jun 7, 2019

When the Northern Pacific Railroad chugged into North Idaho, closely followed by the Great Northern and the Spokane International, the culture and economy of the area changed forever. If you're a railfan, a history buff, or just someone who wants to know more about this special place we call North Idaho, come join us!


May 25, 2019

From native tribes and buckskinned explorers to loggers, railroaders, miners, ranchers, artists, entrepreneurs, and the occasional misfit, the story of the Idaho Panhandle is chock-full of the sorts of fascinating people, places, and events that characterize the Old West. Join us as we dig deep into the archives and...