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East-side Horsethief campground to remain closed

A popular campground on the east side of Horsethief Reservoir will remain closed indefinitely, even while the west side of the reservoir opens to camping on May 1, Idaho Fish and Game said. Fishing will remain open at the reservoir,

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Enjoy the quiet of the high desert

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Drive out in the high desert of Southwest Idaho or Southeast Oregon, pull over on a dirt road and walk up a canyon or on to a table-top plateau, and just sit. Better yet. Camp out there and get up

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See the plan for more features in the Boise River Park

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River and park users will get a chance to see a revised concept plan for Phase II of the Boise River Park at 6 p.m., April 30, at the AGC Building, 1649 W. Shoreline Drive in Boise. The plan includes

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Weather is perfect for mountain biking in the Foothills

Spring MTB

Photo by Roger Phillips Every sport has its prime season, and it’s now if you’re a mountain biker. Trails are in great shape – dry, but not dusty. Firm and traction is good, but with occasional patches of sand and

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Rafting – Main Payette’s coming up

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Go Left Rapids’ waves were churning in all directions with white foam splashing everywhere and  a few washing machine holes trying to pull the raft in their direction. The first run of the season is always a challenge. You never

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Volunteers build a new trail at Avimor

AVIMOR trail

Photo by Roger Phillips Crews from the Southwest Idaho Mountain Bike Association, DaVita Dialysis, and many other volunteers put the finishing touches on a new beginner trail at Avimor on Sunday. While SWIMBA has built and maintained many trails, this

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Is Sun Valley going from snoots to roots?

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Photo by Roger Phillips It’s interesting to see different perspectives about places you know, or think you know. Idahoans tend to view Sun Valley as a place for “those rich folks,” while Bogus Basin and Brundage are places for the

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Boise park restrooms to open April 12

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Spring is definitely here. A sure sign is the opening of restrooms. Restrooms in Boise parks will open April 12 for the season, Boise Parks and Recreation announced Wednesday. In early April, Boise Parks and Recreation crews begin checking pipes,

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Gear: See cell calls while biking

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If you have a hard time digging around for your cell phone while bicycling, the Timbuk2 Goody Box top tube pack comes in handy. You can use it to stash your phone and other small items and you can get

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