Current Issue: Winter 2014
December 4, 1963 was a huge day for Sandpoint … the day Schweitzer vaulted from a gleam in the eyes of a few die-hard skiers into a bona fide ski mountain. As Schweitzer celebrates its first half century, here’s a look back at its storied history.
Also: An exclusive interview with former Soviet spy and bank robber Christopher Boyce. Boyce was the subject of the true-crime book and movie “The Falcon and the Snowman,” and he fled here to hide in 1980-81 while U.S. Marshals scoured the globe to capture him. Now paroled, his is a fascinating story that echoes current themes of treason and government abuse.
PLUS: The Sages of Sandpoint … remembering adventure photographer Patrick Orton … “Hyperbole and a Half’” blogger Allie Brosh … Sea Shepherd Katie Adams … Sandpoint’s Baaken Oil Field commuters … and more.Check it out! »