The backcountry yurts around Idaho City are most popular in the winter, when it’s difficult to find an open day to rent them. Watch as former Statesman outdoors writer Pete Zimowsky takes you on a tour of the yurts.
Playing Outdoors writer Chadd Cripe spent four days in the new Hemingway-Boulders Wilderness with a crew from Idaho Public Television’s “Outdoor Idaho” show. The final ascent to Ryan Peak, 11,714 feet above sea level, was a grueling adventure but it was worth the view.
After the shooting in Parkland, Florida, where 17 high school students were killed, gun owners at Independence Indoor Shooting Range in Meridian talk about gun rights, social responsibility and the 2nd Amendment.
Raymond Simmons is a veteran who said he has been homeless for the past six years. A plan to build housing for homeless veterans is in the works by the city of Boise, the Veterans Administration and other agencies.
A barista working at the Hottie Shots Espresso stand in Kent, Washington, was attacked by an armed intruder who assaulted and attempted to rape her in the early hours of February 21, according to local media, citing police. Police later arrested a 33-year-old man said to have a “long criminal history.”
The victim, later identified as Madeline Guinto, told local media that she did everything she could to stall or stop her attacker, and added that she was glad it was over.
Speaking at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, President Donald Trump said designating schools as "gun-free zones" puts students in "far more danger." Trump also said House and Senate Democrats have "totally abandoned" DACA.
Killer Whey is a Boise-based company making ice cream with 44 grams of protein. They currently have 3 flavors: mint-chocolate chip, chocolate and vanilla. Killer Whey plans to release 3 more health-conscious flavors later this year.