Originally Posted by crashmaster
The second thing you notice is the town has one of those "not quite right" vibes and has an eerie and somewhat surreal feel to it. Its hard to describe, but in summary its not a nice place to visit, and I wouldnt want to live there.
I stopped in this town in Idaho for a beer & a sandwich a few years back, Hayden Lake, and got this same 'vibe' you described. Just found out last month it was the Headquarters town of the Aryan Nations group. That explained a lot.