For nearly 30 years, Shelley and Olin Gardener have dedicated their lives to sharing what they call “the Idaho experience.” In 1984 they purchased Idaho Guide Service, and have since built the company into one of southern Idaho’s most prominent whitewater rafting and outdoor adventure outfits. Their range of operation is vast with whitewater rafting [...]
A new take on two favorite sports
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 [...]
Christmas is a brief time when childhood wishes become more than just imagination. I love the rich religious significance of Christmas but I also enjoy the magical childlike fantasy. My adult children are still told, “Those that don’t believe, don’t receive.” Just because they grow up doesn’t mean the magic of Santa has to vanish. [...]
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 [...]
Looking for a fun family activity after the 4th of July weekend? After you’ve finished the last hot dog and lit the last firecracker, grab the kids and your friends and head to Castleford, Idaho, for the Castleford Classics Motor Jamboree, July 16-17 at Jean’s Park. If some good old fashioned “not so clean” family [...]
Magic Valley Harley Owners Group is a great way to share your passion for motorcycle riding, support many great causes and find friends of all walks of life.
When I tell friends who live outside the area that Southern Idaho offers a display of beautiful scenery, they give me a strange look. “Southern Idaho?” they scoff. “Isn’t Southern Idaho just covered with sagebrush?” Of course, outsiders only know the view of Southern Idaho from the freeway. Comments like this should make us locals [...]
The Snake River is the lifeblood of southern Idaho. It provides irrigation for farmland and hydroelectricity for power. Its natural beauty, wildlife and recreation add to the quality of life of everyone living in southern Idaho. Some have a more intimate connection with the river. For those who live on the Snake River, this is [...]
These windmills are located just west of Haggerman Idaho. Every year more of them are added to the area. They are easily spotted from anywhere in the Haggerman Valley as they harvest clean energy from the consistent eastbound Idaho winds.