Idaho boat owners must get their hull identification number (HIN) inspected before registering their boats in 2017 — a national requirement that comes from the U.S. Coast Guard. Plus notes on Idaho women reaching the peaks of Kilimanjaro and Everest.
Much of the Ridge to Rivers System originally was established by trespassers. And many of the people who owned that land have worked with the City of Boise to legitimize those trails. Such was the case with the 2014 agreements between the city and Grossman Company Properties, which allowed Ridge to Rivers to add 26 miles of scenic and strategically important trails to the system. The key additions: Peggy’s Trail, Sweet Connie, Dry Creek and Shingle Creek.
If you’re looking for a new camping adventure to add to your summer plans, you’ll likely find one here. We asked staff members to write about a favorite camping spot — and they delivered some gems, from eastern Oregon to eastern Idaho. Whether you’re searching for solitude, family fun, a history lesson, scenery or star-gazing, we’ve got you covered.
One-term Commissioner Mark Doerr says he won’t reapply for his position. “We serve at the pleasure of the governor,” Doerr said, “and if he wanted to reappoint me, he would do that.” The Twin Falls Fish and Game commissioner says lawmakers want wildlife officials to do their “dirty work for them.”