Update: Crews are now mopping up 300-acre Valley grass fire; many new fires in Boise National Forest
After a night of dramatic thunderstorms, a rash of grass fires in the Valley and forest fires in the Boise National Forest are keeping fire crews busy.
Officials at Eagle Island State Park hope to learn by this weekend whether water in the swimming area is safe for swimmers.
The Owyhee River system and reservoir are facing serious drought, but the river’s famed trout population below Owyhee Dam will likely survive the summer.
Idaho Transportation Department crews will start changing out the signs Thursday morning.