Blue-green algae warning at Lake Lowell
High concentrations of the toxin-producing algae at the lake south of Nampa may cause illness to humans and animals. The blooms may form thick mats along shorelines. It can look like surface scum that resembles pea soup and can have an unpleasant odor.
Humans, pets, and livestock should not drink the water and should avoid swimming or wading. Fish should be cleaned and rinsed with clean water. Only the fillet portion should be consumed.
Bogus Basin hiring
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Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area will hire 500 employees for the upcoming season. A job fair is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. 17 at the Highlands Event Center, 2590 Bogus Basin Road (in the Pursuit Church).
Most of the open positions are posted at bogusbasin.org . Full- and part-time positions include include: instructors, chair riders, day-care attendants, sales clerks, lift operators, ski patrol, plow drivers and parking lot attendants.
Elk B tags for Salmon Zone sold out
The sellout includes resident and nonresident tags for units 28, 21, 21A and 36B. Other elk zone tags sold out include Bear River B tags, Diamond Creek A tags and Sawtooth A and B tags. Hunters can add their names to a waiting by calling 208-334-2592.
Resident hunters younger than 18 can purchase Salmon Zone Elk A tags for the A season and the B antlered-only season Oct. 15 through Nov. 8.
‘Outdoor Idaho’ goes caving
The Idaho Public Television series illuminates the pitch-black world of wild caves in the first show of its 33rd season. “Idaho’s Middle Earth” premieres at 8 p.m.Thursday and repeats at 7 p.m., Sunday.