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Camping improvements planned for Horsethief; watch time lapse of Boise River project

Idaho Fish and Game will hold an open house Tuesday to discuss potential camping upgrades at Horsethief Reservoir.

Camping

Redfish Lake road, trail projects to transform visitor experience

Visitors to the Redfish Lake recreation complex aren’t finished seeing road construction, and what’s to come will transform the experience. One stretch of road to be built next year at Redfish Lake — higher than the route it’s replacing — will give drivers better views of iconic scenery than they’ve ever had from their cars. A pullout will invite them to stop for photos.

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Camping with the stars: Sweet spots in Idaho and beyond

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.

Videos

Middleton celebrates its first girls basketball state title since 2012

Middleton beat Bishop Kelly 57-45 to win the 2017 4A Idaho high school girls basketball state championship. It is the Vikings' fifth title in school history and first since 2012.
Michael Lycklama mlycklama@idahostatesman.com
Middleton celebrates its first girls basketball state title since 2012 1:18

Middleton celebrates its first girls basketball state title since 2012

All-woman officials crew makes Idaho history at 5A state basketball final 2:32

All-woman officials crew makes Idaho history at 5A state basketball final

Centennial storms the court for its first girls basketball state title since 2006 1:28

Centennial storms the court for its first girls basketball state title since 2006

Chandler Hutchison, on exhanging words with Wyoming: 2:26

Chandler Hutchison, on exhanging words with Wyoming: "It got blown up into something it wasn't"