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About sanfords

Ex Microsoft Dev for 20 years. Currently retired at my ranch in Idaho near Kooskia. I like coaching Chess for kids so let me know if you are interested in those services.

Highwater at Lifewater Ranch

The whole Kooskia area has been flooded this last week.  People say they haven’t seen this much water in 28 years!  I am happy to report that it looks like Lifewater Ranch got through it intact – Praise God! Here … Continue reading

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Our first flowers of the season!

At Lifewater Ranch, April Showers bring…. April Flowers! We still have a lot of rain but some days are spectacular and the flowers are coming up fast!  This is a magical time to be at Lifewater Ranch – life is … Continue reading

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Newsletter #7

So it is late March 2019 and here are the blogs we have posted since our last newsletter: Spring is springing  Some of the nearby sites  Milling at Lifewater Ranch  Kamiah Light Parade Its time for a new pool liner … Continue reading

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Spring is springing

As the weather changes so does Lifewater Ranch’s activity. Our Cow, Taffy is close to giving birth.  She disappeared for a few days and had us worried as she was too early to calve.  Luckily in a few days she … Continue reading

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Some of the nearby sites

The Palouse area is one of the hidden golden nuggets of the west.  Idaho is so beautiful!  Lifewater Ranch is in a deep forest, a little different than this movie shows but the sites here are not far away and … Continue reading

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Milling at Lifewater Ranch

Our renter/caretaker, Mickey Kindred, mills our trees with a small mill and sells them to those wanting it.  Ryan Henry is a good friend of Mickey’s and bought lots of milled wood from Mickey and built his home with it.  … Continue reading

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Kamiah Light Parade

Lifewater Ranch offers good times any time of year.  During the holidays, local communities offer a host of activities and events.  Here are pix from the recent Light Parade hosted by the Kamiah Chamber of Commerce.

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