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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

Boise policeman Kevin Holtry talks about being shot in November 2016

Boise Police Cpl. Kevin Holtry talks about the day he was shot multiple times by fugitive Marco Romero in November 2016, and his goals of recovery and return to the force.
Darin Oswald doswald@idahostatesman.com
Boise policeman Kevin Holtry talks about being shot in November 2016 4:44

Boise policeman Kevin Holtry talks about being shot in November 2016

National Poetry Slam champion G Yamazawa lays it down at Storyfort 2:23

National Poetry Slam champion G Yamazawa lays it down at Storyfort

Strengthfort brings back feats of strength and fitness from a bygone era 2:33

Strengthfort brings back feats of strength and fitness from a bygone era

2017 Treefort Mixtape 1 2:53

2017 Treefort Mixtape 1