Dana Oland, Idaho Statesman

Dana Oland

Idaho Statesman

Boise, ID, United States

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Past articles by Dana:

5 reasons not to miss Idaho Shakespeare Festival’s sexy, sassy ‘Taming of the Shrew’

Idaho Shakespeare Festival opened its 2019 season with a “Taming of the Shrew” for a contemporary audience. Sara Bruner’s direction creates a sexy, sassy and spot on entertainment that of gender and power. → Read More

Idaho Shakespeare Festival opens on Memorial Day weekend. Here’s your season guide

Idaho Shakespeare Festival 2019 season: ‘Taming of the Shrew,’ ‘Witness for the Prosecution,’ ‘The Music Man,’ ‘Julius Caesar’ & ‘Million Dollar Quartet.’ Here is what you need to know about tickets, food, more → Read More

Boise’s Roosevelt Market is closing — but the iconic establishment will live on

The Roosevelt Market’s owners are retiring and closing shop on Dec. 15. The building’s owners plan to reopen the iconic East End store next year after renovations. It’s one of Boise’s last neighborhood markets. → Read More

Curious Idaho: Ask us your questions about the Gem State’s outdoors lifestyle

What do you want to know about Idaho’s outdoors? Idaho Statesman outdoors reporter Nicole Blanchard wants to hear your questions about the state’s outdoor lifestyle. Ask through our Curious Idaho initiative. → Read More

Fill your list with gnomes, home-grown gems and more with the 2018 Treasure gift guide

Treasure Magazine’s 2018 gift guide features creative holiday present ideas for even the most fickle of folks on your list. Find clever ldaho-made gifts, local food and drinks for holiday parties and more. → Read More

Here are 3 awesome gift ideas from Statesman beer columnist Michael Deeds

Every beer lover on your holiday list will enjoy these gifts suggestions from Idaho Statesman beer columnist Michael Deeds. → Read More

Meridian couple turns their home into a holiday showplace with thousands of decorations

Nikki and David Gridley turn their Meridian home into a holiday spectacular with a tree in every corner and colorful, fanciful themes galore. → Read More

Curious Idaho: Join our latest voting round and tell us what you want to know

The Idaho Statesman’s Curious Idaho initiative explores Idaho culture, history and more through your questions → Read More

You asked: Why is the panhandle not part of Washington or Montana? Here’s the answer

The Idaho Panhandle is an anomaly in the United States. Congress created most states using geometric shapes. When it came to Idaho, it got complicated. → Read More

Farmers and artisan markets regroup for the winter in Boise

You can shop for the holidays at the Capital City Public Market’s Holiday Market and Boise Farmers Market’s Indoor Winter Market. Other local markets will feature Treasure Valley artists, artisans and specialty food-makers. → Read More

These Boiseans pioneer a local movement to move past recycling to ‘zero waste’

A nascent movement in the Treasure Valley seeks to push past all the packaging and other stuff we throw out or recycle. Proponents say Boise’s expanding -- and confusing -- recycling program is not enough. → Read More

Watch the first ‘Star Wars’ with a live performance of the score by the Boise Phil

The Boise Phil launches its new Pops Series with a live performance of the entire soundtrack to ‘Star Wars’ — while the film screens. → Read More

A second search starts for new BSU president

Storbeck Pimentel & Associates will conduct the search for the next Boise State University president. It’s the same company Idaho State Board of Education picked to look for University of Idaho head. → Read More

Artists have been selected for the Vista Avenue public art project

Bay Area based artists Saori Ide and Jonathan Russell’s whimsical tree sculptures won the public art grant for the Vista Avenue median art installation. → Read More

You asked: Why are Five Mile and Ten Mile roads 6 miles apart? Here’s the answer.

Curious Idaho answers the question of about the origins of the names for Five Mile and Ten Mile roads. This is one of a series of stories initiated by our Curious Idaho project to answer your questions about the state. → Read More

Curious Idaho round 2 is complete. Find out what won, get answers to your questions

Curious Idaho voters picked our next story that will be assigned to reporters. Plus we answer three other questions: the origins of a tricky bicycle law, low water yards, what are herd districts? → Read More

Sculptor’s eye-catching ‘Guardians’ show at Boise Art Museum should be on your list

Italian sculptor Matteo Pugliese’s small sculptures called “The Guardians,” are portly, substantial and eye-catching. See his installation now at the Boise Art Museum. → Read More

Ballet Idaho gets a reboot with new artistic leader and fresh direction

Ballet Idaho is poised for a new direction under Anderson’s leadership toward becoming a regional classical and contemporary ballet company. → Read More

New owners bought Velma Morrison’s pink palace. Here’s what they’ve done to the place

Bill and Calie Wendlandt bought the iconic home of Boise benefactress Velma Morrison. It’s been a two-year process to redo the interior of the 12,703 square foot house. → Read More

Curious Idaho: This is your chance to vote on a story idea

The Idaho Statesman’s Curious Idaho project lets you ask questions about the state and our reporters will find the answers. We launch voting on our first round of questions now. Vote and let your voice be heard. → Read More