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.
Leanne Lundquist, a foster parent who has always believed in the idea of giving, couldn't afford to get her leaking roof fixed because she needed to pay for a tumor surgery. Eric Libby, a local roofer, decided to fix her roof for free, which would have cost upwards of $10,000.
The Boise State football team helped serve at the Great Thanksgiving Banquet at the Cathedral of the Rockies Wednesday. Defensive tackle Curtis Weaver took center stage to sing a version of Rudolph the Rednosed Reindeer that you will likely not see on "The Voice."