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The Treasure Valley is no longer the slow-paced, agriculture based society of years ago. As the area and its people settle into the 21st century, we are undergoing both subtle and dramatic changes that are working to redefine how we view ourselves and how we chart our futures. In this issue of FOCUS, we explore some of the ways that the Treasure Valley is changing, and look at how those changes are likely to affect life here in the century ahead. Cover graphic by John Kelly.

Record Group Number

UP 4.12

Publication Date

Fall 2001


Boise State University

FOCUS (UP 4.12)