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The Idaho Genealogical Society has published a collection of recipes in a cookbook titled"150 Years of Idaho Cooking", in honor of the Idaho Territorial Sesquicentennial. The book includes a number of recipes from Idaho's historical past, including interesting notes and anecdotes about the recipe or its contributor. Visit the IGS Publications page to order, or Click Here!

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The 2018 Fall Quarterly newsletter is now available in digital format. To access it, go to:
2018 Fall Quarterly
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Fall 2018 Quarterly

The Fall 2018 quarterly has been mailed out. It is available in digital format now.

2019 Officers and Directors

At the annual meeting of the Idaho Genealogical Society, the following were elected to serve in the coming year:

President: Robin Pewtress
Treasurer: Sheri Blades Thurston
Director, Seat 2: Eric J Scott
Director, Seat 3: Juvanne Martin
Director, Seat 4: Frances Krommenhoek
Director, Seat 6: Todd Johnson
Amy Makela will serve on the Executive Committee as "Past President". Robbie Robinson will continue as Director, Seat 1 for another year.

Board Meetings

The Idaho Genealogical Society Board of Directors hold regular meetings at the Hillcrest Library, 5246 West Overland (Overland and Orchard) on the third Wednesday of the month, from 10:30 a. m. to 1:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
The November meeting will he held on the 2nd Wednesday, November 14, 2018, because the 3rd Wednesday is the day before Thanksgiving. As usual, we will not meet in December.

Dead Relative Collectors Meetings

Watch here for details on the next Dead Relative Collectors (DRC) meeting.

Links to Neighboring States' Genealogical Organizations

Montana State Genealogical Society Montana State Genealogical Society
Oregon Genealogical Society Oregon Genealogical Society
Utah Genealogical Association Utah Genealogical Association
Washington State Genealogical Society Washington State Genealogical Society