Twin River Genealogy Society November Meeting

The Twin River Genealogy Society meeting Nov 14th at Orchard’s Methodist Church on Burrell Ave, in the back side basement entrance at 6:30pm visitation and meeting at 7:00pm with Pamela Thorson,  she will be talking about Arrow Idaho.   She will be talking about the people of the area and her book “Arrow”. This is also our election of officers after the presentation.  We would love to have you join us. 

Pam Thorson is a licensed practical nurse, author, speaker, and full-time caregiver. She and her husband raised their family in a log cabin overlooking the Clearwater River at Arrow, Idaho. She authored her first book, Song in the Night (2008), after their son’s spinal cord injury in 1997. Her second book, Out from the Shadows: 31 Devotions for the Weary Caregiver, was released in 2014. Her latest book, Arrow: The History and People of an Idaho Community, Volume 1 (2019), presents the rich history of her beloved community.

Pam speaks at various venues and writes a weekly article for the Christian music website, She is a full member of the Advanced Writers and Speakers Association (AWSA). As a member of the Idaho Caregiver Alliance, she served on the Family Caregiver Work Force, tasked by the Idaho legislature to research and craft recommendations to support family caregivers.

She and her husband have five grown children and four grandchildren.

Pam Thorson is a long-time resident of Arrow, Idaho, and she has spent nearly thirty years compiling the stories of her beloved Clearwater River valley community. This first volume presents the rich and varied history of Arrow, from its first known native inhabitants to the coming of Lewis and Clark, the opening of the reservation to settlement, and its development as a railroad station. Its stories are gleaned from many written sources, elder accounts, and the author’s own experiences that made Arrow both wild and wonderful.