Camping

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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.

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Nampa native helps kids around the world with shoes that grow

Little things that make a big difference is his philosophy, and after seeing children in Africa going barefoot and getting sick, and wearing shoes far too small, Nampa native Kenton Lee and a bunch of his friends invented a shoe that can grow five sizes and last five years. “My goal became: What can I do from here that could still have an impact on kids around the world?”
Katherine Jones kjones@idahostatesman.com
Nampa native helps kids around the world with shoes that grow 2:53

Nampa native helps kids around the world with shoes that grow

How Table Rock Mobile Medicine does house calls 1:45

How Table Rock Mobile Medicine does house calls

Spikeball demo 0:31

Spikeball demo

Bareback bronc ride pumps up Snake River Stampede rodeo 0:22

Bareback bronc ride pumps up Snake River Stampede rodeo