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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 camp in Nepal with a destination of Twin...

Things To Do

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Haunted Happenings

Rupert’s Garden Cents Straw Maze Standing at the entrance of the Haunted Straw Maze in Rupert, Idaho, the 30-foot pyramid, slides, bridges and corn pit belie the magnitude of...
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The People of Southern Idaho

White Tiger Martial Arts

White Tiger Martial Arts

White Tiger Martial Arts is the only Idaho martial arts school teaching Doce Pares, a Filipino martial art that emphasizes stick and sword fighting. Brian Jensen established White Tiger in Rupert in 2003. Jensen has been a martial arts enthusiast since he took his...

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Cliff Johnson

Cliff Johnson

Behind his vibrant blue eyes and engaging personality, Cliff Johnson conceals the dark and gloomy path that eventually led him to becoming Filer’s police chief. “I learned early on that no matter where you come from, life is what you make of it. It’s all about...

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Jessy and Shay Lawrence

Jessy and Shay Lawrence

Jessy and Shay Lawrence speak duck. Fluently. The brothers from Twin Falls are far more than avid quackers. They are first-class champion callers who compete with the top callers in the world. “It’s like any instrument – the more time you’re on it, the better...

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Jared Price

Jared Price

Every night, Jared Price plays in front of 10,000 screaming fans. Not bad for a kid whose hometown only has 5,645 people. Price is in the ninth year of his pro baseball career, and he’s loving every minute of it. In the spring of 2000, handfuls of Major League...

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Brandon Craner

Brandon Craner

Brandon Craner’s construction company is currently paying most of his bills, but the Buhl resident’s second job is quickly taking over his life. As of May, Craner was ranked 58th overall in a field of 222 professional bass fishermen in the FLW Western Series. Not...

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Shardé Bement

Shardé Bement

Shardé Bement is in many ways a typical 14-year-old girl. She attends ninth grade at Kimberly High School, likes to write poetry and has tried her hand at sports such as softball and basketball. However, Shardé has discovered an activity that is rather uncommon for...

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Keith Adams – Drug Free Pro

Keith Adams – Drug Free Pro

If our past can tie us down it can also free us. Keith Adams (59 years old) is living proof.  Professional Trial Bike competitor, educator and avid outdoors man, Adams uses his past to inspire the future of those around him. Using the power of sports and the great...

Southern Idaho Photos

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Aug 16, 2010

Lake Cleveland

I was doing a photo shoot up at the lookout tower on top of Mt. Harrison last weekend (August 15th 2010) and was...
Photo © Jason Lugo
Sep 01, 2007

Elba Valley

This is Elba valley and Elba canyon. Photo was taken near the top of Mt. Harrison. It's only about a 20 minute drive...
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Aug 01, 2011

Balanced Rock

Southwest of Buhl Idaho located in the Salmon Falls Creek Canyon stands the natural phenomenon Balanced Rock. Over 48...
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Jan 01, 2012

Winter City of Rocks

This shot was taken while shooting a snowshoeing story at the City of Rocks in January 2008. It was a perfect day with...