The Rocky Mountain Poetry Festival, still going two decades later
By Michael Corrigan
Possibly the Rocky Mountain Poetry Festival started unofficially in 1982 with a poetry reading staged at the Stanrod House, an impressively elegant "pioneer" mansion once used by the community for public events. With its wide wooden floor, ornate rooms and stairway, one could feel the ghosts from time past.
"We're pleased to see a new era on the horizon for Idahoans with developmental disabilities. Hopefully this settlement will bolster the voice of these Idahoans, while also permanently protecting their constitutional rights."