Challis native McKinsey Bruning, née Van Pelt, grew up with the Salmon River in her backyard, “born and raised doing all things outdoors.”
The latest “Old Farmer’s Almanac,” published last week, is predicting “no fewer than seven big snowstorms from coast to coast, including two in April for the intermountain region west of the Rockies.”
Idaho, you’ve got some catching up to do.
Texas Red Dirt musician Stoney LaRue returns for a show at the Mountain Village Resort in Stanley on Saturday, Sept. 7.
People have a chance to learn about Idaho, its rivers and “the miracle of wild salmon,” and observe wild salmon spawning in the streams of their birth at the annual Sawtooth Salmon Festival in Stanley.
Redfish Lake will be cleaned up on Aug. 18, as part of a senior project for Madison Branchflower.
Salmon-Challis National Forest staff and volunteers this month are preserving the Lower Parrott Cabin at the confluence of Nugget Creek and the Middle Fork Salmon River within the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness.
Student Conservation Association members and staff are stationed at the Indianola Ranger Station on the Salmon River Road this summer, Salmon-Challis Forest Public Affairs Officer Amy Baumer said.
Many hands have been getting dirty in the Salmon Firewise Garden, according to Bureau of Land Management Fire Information Officer Kelsey Griffee.
Agnes Ricker Kays’ birthday is a patriotic day and she is a stealth patriot.
Two mainstays of Main street in Challis recently recently retired, but that doesn’t mean the businesses where they worked are in any danger of closing.
The parade held every year as part of the Mackay Rodeo drew 23 entries this year, according to parade co-organizer Penny Wall
REXBURG — The first time the teenaged paratrooper Verlan Lauder from Rexburg touched French soil it was in a pigsty after falling from the sky and bouncing off a barn about 3 a.m. It was June 6, 1944, D-Day.
A former Idaho Falls city councilman is coming out with an action-thriller novel partially inspired by his experiences during the Vietnam War.
The vision is a 180-mile-long separated trail from West Yellowstone, Montana, through the Teton Valley, over Teton Pass and deep into Grand Teton National Park. But like an uncompleted puzzle game, several elusive key pieces are missing and still being worked out.
About 40 light years away, seven planets similar in size to Earth orbit the ultra-cool dwarf star TRAPPIST-1.
BLACKFOOT — There’s a magical place about 14 miles west of Blackfoot and a mile or so off U.S. Highway 39 on Liberty Road that’s likely to make you feel refreshed and happy.
BLACKFOOT — Ding, ding, ding goes the trolley, through downtown Blackfoot.
BOISE (AP) — It’s the perfect time of year for morel mushrooms to start springing up in Idaho as soil temperatures warm, and already competition to find the tasty, coveted fungi is heating up.
Custer and Lemhi county students learned about history at last week’s Archaeology Day at Land of the Yankee Fork State Park.
POCATELLO — An Idaho State University student, who spent part of her childhood in Challis, has been named Miss Idaho Teen America.
There are probably no bigger fans of Wendall Gohn and his Blue Mountain Refuse crew than the students at Round Valley Preschool in Challis.
Billie Jo Olson of May was recently honored with the ranch woman of the year award from the Custer County Farm Bureau.
Stanley’s annual winterfest had fewer spectators, a lot more snow and more variable weather both in Sawtooth Valley and surrounding areas this year than a year ago.
Eight Mackay Girl Scout Troop 165 members were joined by five chaperones for a road trip to go ice skating in Challis on Jan. 5
An art exhibit inspired by Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve opens in Ketchum Monday, Dec. 31.
Locals turned out in a big way to help boost the coffers of the Challis Senior Citizens at the group’s annual fundraising dinner, auction and dance.
John and Charlotte Miller of Challis have been very busy folks getting organized for a huge class reunion and having a few family members come to visit.
Poppies were blooming at their peak in a Challis backyard on a recent afternoon as May gave way to June. In the background are the cliffs above town and a few of the many rain clouds that have been scudding through Round Valley this spring.