Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area’s drive to increase summer recreation will get a boost from the Bogus Basin Hill Climb, which will be run Saturday. The 44th annual cycling event has partnered with the recreation area for the first time. Event sponsor George’s Cycles will contribute $25 from each entry to Bogus Basin to help the ski area improve its bike offerings.
Take the shuttle boat at Redfish Lake Lodge for an easy way to access Idaho’s Sawtooth Wilderness, then explore as far as your time and fitness allow. It’s a great way to introduce kids to the wilderness.
Twin Falls doctor Jon Myers summited Borah Peak — Idaho’s tallest mountain — to raise money for a key piece of medical equipment that St. Luke’s Magic Valley lacks. He nearly reached his fund-raising goal before beginning the hike Wednesday.
Trail to Stack Rock, aka Entrance Exam, will re-open to the public on weekends only beginning Saturday. It has been closed since June. It’s a popular connection to the Stack Rock area in the Boise Foothills.
Dick Johnson, 76, discovered life beyond tennis when he discover pickleball — and the Idaho Senior Games. “Senior Games has been a major highlight of my life,” says Johnson, who has eight gold medals and one bronze in pickleball from the three last years. Pickleball is the fastest growing sport, says Johnson, who loves the game. He’s earned two bronzes in the National Senior Games last year; won 15 medals in the last seven consecutive national tournaments, and has 84 medals to his name. And counting.
Idaho hunters and anglers who began purchasing licenses and tags before 2008 may have had their Social Security numbers and other personal data accessed during a breach of the online-purchasing system, Idaho Fish and Game announced Friday.
The father-son owners of a Nampa-based commercial ground maintenance business spent Wednesday morning at Wilson Ponds south of Nampa eliminating some racially based graffiti that appeared over the weekend.
Throughout high school, Michael Beck was always "the bigger kid." No surprise there; he was a linebacker for the football team. After graduation, he kept working out. He lost weight and felt good. But then life, in the form of a desk job and unhealthy eating habits, got in the way.