South Panhandle

Steelhead scraps: winter fishing has shut down the industry

Fighting Over Scraps

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An emergency closure of the winter steelhead season has left businesses in the lurch. Without fish, half the economic base has vanished.
Idaho Master Naturalist

Citizen Science: The Idaho Master Naturalist

Phyllis King is anything but leisurely retired: she’s a whirling dervish of energy and volunteerism that would leave most people decades younger exhausted. From her home near Island Park, she uses her Idaho Master Naturalist (IMN) background to engage in volunteer projects for the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, The Nature Conservancy, The Henry’s Fork Foundation, Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation, and the US Forest Service.
Monastery St. Gertrude

Choose Kindness: The Monastery of St. Gertrude

Like ice cream melting on a hot day, you can feel stress and tension melting away as you walk the grounds of the Monastery of St Gertrude. The Monastery has been a presence on the Camas Prairie for over 100 years.

Idaho’s Nez Perce Reservation

The Nez Perce Tribe is likely the best recognized of Idaho’s tribes. Their close association with the Lewis and Clark Expedition in 1805 on their western journey and again on their return eastward in 1806 made the tribe’s name recognizable across the country.