Evan Gatesman, 27, demonstrates freestyle foot-bagging (Hacky Sack) at Boise State's Centennial Amphitheatre. Gatesman, who is considered to be the best in the nation, will compete in the 2016 US Open Freestyle Footbag Championships this Saturday and Sunday at the amphitheatre.
South Fork of the Salmon River’s Chinook season can be fun and frustrating. The season opened June 18, and anglers play an anxious game trying to time their fishing trips with arrival of the salmon because after the fish arrive, the season can be short and sweet.
North Beach in Ponderosa State Park will be alcohol-free from Friday through next Tuesday to address safety concerns. Plus, the Boise National Forest is reminding visitors and campers that the use of all fireworks and other pyrotechnic devices is prohibited on National Forests lands regardless of weather conditions or holidays.
Dusk was setting in as my friend Erica Larsen and I made our way down a copper-colored dirt road in Lincoln County, water from a recent storm dripping from the lush green canopy that framed the roadway.
Upper level athletes do a lot of traveling. Matches and competitions are played all over their states, as well as out of state and out of their region. A team may travel by bus or a van. But an elite athlete who travels alone or with a coach or friend will usually drive their own car. That's where driving ability can lead to big trouble.