If you lived here in Kellogg thirty years ago, you lived in a place with bare hills and very few mature trees on the hills.
Today, if you visit my hometown, the hills are covered with beautiful trees of different varieties, and it is truly a miracle in my estimation.
Here is a view of the Bunker Hill Smelter and the hillsides behind it, looking rather free of any kind of mature vegetation.
In this area today, a golf course and golf community are coming to life....
Galena Ridge has been born.