Featured Southern Idaho Stories

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It’s Fair Time!

Caramel apples, Ferris wheels and buckin' broncs. Summer just wouldn't be complete without a trip to the county fair....
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Refuge in the Magic Valley

With nothing more than hope for a brighter future Dil Darjee fled with his wife and three daughters from their refugee...
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CSI Booster Families

In the Land of the Golden Eagles, a recruiting tool is used to entice top male basketball players from around the...
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The Chatburn Ranch

Nestled among sage garnished hills, beneath the wide-open western skies of Albion, lies the Chatburn Ranch – and a...
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Paddling Southern Idaho

When I tell friends who live outside the area that Southern Idaho offers a display of beautiful scenery, they give me...
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The Cowboy Life

Many in their mid-20s pine for adventure ala Mad Men, while clinging to modern perks like Wi-Fi, sonic toothbrushes...

Two of a Kind

There are fish swimming through walls and ducks swimming above your head as if you were walking on the bottom of a...
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Small Town, Big Dreams

A Southern Idaho high school volleyball team is on the verge of becoming a dynasty After winning two high school state...
Photo © Ryan Howe

Here Comes Santa Claus

The hall is decked and the sweet smells of holiday goodies fill the room as residents of Bridgeview Estates filter in....
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Encore

After a successful career in entertainment, Danny Marona is paving the way for the next generation of...
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Fall Shipping

At the Wells Summit shipping corrals, the sun peeks lazily over the Dollarhide Mountains, spying on the morning’s...
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A Work of Art

Springdale School of Art sits strategically in the quiet countryside near the base of Mount Harrison in Southern...
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It’s Time to Rodeo

Rodeo is a fast, furious and adrenaline-filled tradition of cowboy culture in the United States. And while it would be...
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Back to Back in Burley

Winning dual state titles was supposed to be the ultimate goal. But that was eight months ago and there’s no time for...
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Cast In Bronze

“Since God didn’t create any junk, we can find beauty everywhere, if we will look for it.” – Danny Edwards Danny...
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Vintners Rising

Snake River Canyon wines mature into multi-million dollar, award-winning industry.
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Charlie Liesen

“…And a Three Fold Cord Is Not Quickly Broken.”  Ecclesiastes 4:12 Tanned to cowboy perfection and accented by his...
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Snowmobiling Southern Idaho!

The hard packed snow crunches as the blue Chevy Duramax and enclosed trailer come to a stop in the freshly plowed high...
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Fiber Art Creations

Give Doris Harvest a sack of wool and watch her eyes light up. Heck, you don’t even have to do that – just give her a...
Photo By: Julie Hillebrant, Idaho State University

Preserving El Mirador

From Idaho to Guatemala, researcher Richard Hansen is passionate about conserving Mayan settlements
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Declo Maple Bars

In the quiet cool morning hours of fair time in Southern Idaho, the heat is turned on deep frying cookers while...
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Skydive Buhl

A rush of cool air whipped through the airplane as Paul Janes opened the door. Ten thousand feet below, the city of...
Photo By Brandy Taylor

The Jason Lugo Band

From the glitz and glamour of performing 6 years professionally in Las Vegas to the wide open spaces of Southern...
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Homesteading in Hazelton

Walking down the streets of Appleton, Colorado, with her husband, John Ottman, in the spring of 1956, Mary Lou Ottman...
Photo By: Hector Mandel

No Regrets

Dealing with a terminal illness can be the most difficult thing a person will ever have to face, whether it be their...
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Past Issues Now Online!

Many readers enjoyed our print magazine. In fact, some of you might still have old copies still sitting on your coffee...
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Under The Radar

The hum grows louder and suddenly a yellow aircraft appears overhead. It makes a sharp turn then swoops down and...
Photo By: Jason Lugo

Oakley Rocks

You’ve seen it hauled out by the truckload. It’s the same outdated stone material your grandfather’s hearth was made...
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Snake River Lifestyle

The Snake River is the lifeblood of southern Idaho. It provides irrigation for farmland and hydroelectricity for...
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Snake River Flatts

Snake River Flats pay it forward, giving their a capella gifts to Mini-Cassia audiences.
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Dry Creek Outfitters

It's an overcast autumn morning on the Milner stretch of the Snake River. Just before dawn, the Burley Golf Course...

Twin Falls Temple

The new Twin Falls temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the church’s 128th temple worldwide,...
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Abrey Adams Photography

Stepping into Abrey Adams Photography studio on Overland Avenue in Burley, large backdrops hang from the ceiling and...
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We’re Back!!

It’s been about 18 months since we stopped publishing Southern Idaho Living. It was difficult being torn away from a...
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The Cowboy Way

Johnny U could have been – and has been – successful doing a lot of different things in his life. But all he ever...
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Divulge Records

An independent record label based in southern Idaho “makes great music known to the people.” Far from the narcissistic...