Although Twin Falls has sustained a nice growth rate over the past few decades, for many it is still just a quick pit stop on their way from Salt Lake to Boise, Las Vegas to Sun Valley or even Murtaugh to Glenns Ferry. That being the case, I thought I would publish a few little know facts about Twin Falls in the hopes that the next time your through our area, you may pause and reflect on what a wonderful place it is to live.
So, here is part four of my "30 Facts about Twin Falls" numbers 16-20
include famous people in or from Twin Falls
1)Gary L. Bennett (born January 17, 1940, in Twin Falls, Idaho) an American scientist and engineer, specializing in aerospace and energy. He has worked for NASA and the US Department of Energy on advanced space power systems and advanced space propulsion systems. His professional career has included work on the Voyager, Galileo, and Ulysses space missions, and is currently working as a consultant in aerospace power and propulsion systems. He is also an author
2)W. Mark Felt, the informant in the Watergate scandal known as Deep Throat, graduated from Twin Falls High School in 1931.
3)Notable musicians who spent parts of their childhood in Twin Falls include Gary Puckett, Paul Durham of Black Lab, Nikki Sixx of Mötley Crüe, and Doug Martsch of Built to Spill.
4)Actress Christina Hendricks, of the renowned AMC series Mad Men, grew up in Twin Falls and despite moving while in high school, Hendricks still considers Twin Falls her hometown.
5)Singer Gary Puckett was born in Hibbing, Minnesota and grew up in Yakima, Washington - close to the city of Union Gap - and Twin Falls, Idaho. He began playing guitar in his teens, and graduated from Twin Falls High School before attending college in San Diego, California.
Twin Falls is really a unique place to live and work. People leave simple to pursure a life that does not exist in our area, and who can blame them? When all is said and done, many of our residents are people who have left to pursue a dream, fulfilled it (or gave it their best shot) and then wound up back home in Twin Falls to unwind and enjoy a slower pace of life withour giving up so many of the amenites that we all enjoy. As i am writing this blog, I am sitting in a quiet coffee shop (Java), looking out the window at the wonderful weather and also the wonderful people that make up this town I call home.
If you are in need of any more information about Twin Falls Idaho, or specific information about the real estate market in southern Idaho, please feel free to email or call me at any time. Drop by my website a http://www.BryanNewberry.com anytime.
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