Like many Southern Idahoans, I often complain that there’s nothing to do. Perhaps this is because I approach the subject with too narrow of a focus. There might not be big concerts rolling through town or fancy festivals in parks, but most of us have chosen small town living for a reason. Instead of spending [...]
Idaho is a fly fisherman’s paradise. This great state has it all from small freestone, pocket-water streams to raging rivers, warm-water reservoirs to alpine lakes, and meandering meadow streams to ultra-technical spring creeks. You can pretty much pick your passion and go with it. That’s what I love about this state. For someone who is [...]
A decorated front entry gives off a good first impression and welcomes guests. Fall is the perfect time to add color to your entry with corn stalks, autumn flowers and berry garlands. This Halloween, make an entrance with touches of autumn that feature artfully placed pumpkins, gourds and fall leaves. You don’t need a large [...]
“Once you put your boots on, you’re going all the way.” -Kim Frandsen Like packing dynamite into a hole, Kim Frandsen settles himself down on the back of his bronc. Keeping a wary eye on the head of his horse, he knows it’s the most dangerous part of the ride. Seconds later the gate swings [...]
At 59 years old, Danny Osterhout has lived in Declo long enough to know Independence Lakes are an often-overlooked alpine treasure. He longs for more opportunities to saddle up a horse or lace up his hiking boots to make the quick jaunt into the lake system, nestled at just over 9,000 feet, in the valley [...]
Many in their mid-20s pine for adventure ala Mad Men, while clinging to modern perks like Wi-Fi, sonic toothbrushes and deeply urban penthouse apartments. That isn’t the life Adam Miller, 25, ever envisioned for himself, opting instead to spend winters working on a ranch owned and operated by his in-laws and summers in the expansive [...]
This is Elba valley and Elba canyon. Photo was taken near the top of Mt. Harrison. It’s only about a 20 minute drive from Albion.