Roger Burnham has an amazing 42-year history of volunteering his time, knowledge, and energy with the Sheriff’s Department in such programs as Search and Rescue, the Dive Team, and Back Country Medical Rescue. The hours he has spent helping people in Idaho’s back country are astronomical, and all are performed without pay. By JACK McNEEL
Hard water fishing is easy as holding a line with a worm on the end and dropping it through the hole. By HOLLY ENDERSBY
Winter in Idaho means outdoor adventures. Yearly, Nordic skiers and snowshoes traverse 180 miles of groomed trails and numerous un-groomed trails originating from Park N’ Ski trail systems in four regions. The Idaho Department of Park and Recreation (IDPR) provides plowed parking lots and trailheads with information kiosks and vault toilets. By NATALIE BARTLEY
By JACK McNEEL Pickleball has rapidly caught on throughout Kootenai County and particularly in Coeur d’Alene. It was unknown just a few years ago, but, like in much of the country, pickleball is exploding in popularity, especially with the senior population.
by HOLLY ENDERSBY Climbing a steep trail or wading through thick brush with a full pack and heavy rifle is no walk in the park. But it doesn’t have to be excruciating, either.
by HOLLY ENDERSBY If you are planning to fish for steelhead this year on the Salmon, Snake, or Clearwater rivers, you’d best be up on your catch-and-release technique, because Idaho Department of Fish and Game has decided returns are so low, anglers may not harvest fish.
by HOLLY ENDERSBY If you live or vacation in Idaho or Montana, you are in luck: you have wonderful ski resorts to choose from, and they all want seniors to visit them!
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