Discover an eclectic mix of world-class recreation activities in these quaint mountain communities  By Steve Stuebner It’s summertime in Idaho, and the recreation season is in full swing in our mountains, lakes and rivers. In this segment on Exploring Idaho, we’re spotlighting some of the lesser-known, unsung recreation meccas in the state, anchored in quaint,…

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Some of life’s most memorable moments are experienced while exploring and connecting with your family on a vacation. Come along as @ThatHappyFamily shares how they made the most of a summer vacation in Idaho. From hot-spring soaks and whitewater rafting to horseback riding, mountain biking, and a thrilling ride on a mountain coaster, Idaho offers adventurous fun at every turn.

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IOGA – President’s Report  January, 2019   (Re)Introductions IOGA members, By way of introduction, this is my first President’s Report as your new IOGA  Board President, Jeff Bitton. After many years providing leadership, Steve Burson decided to step down from the Board President role in order to concentrate more of his time and energies in…

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Maybe you have been living out in the backcountry under a rock, or dealing with the most recent Steelhead closure, or maybe you are just enjoying a slow wrap up to the busy holiday season. Whatever the case, there are a couple of things that you should know. Most of them are about digging deep…

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For years the United States Forest Service has struggled maintaining our trail systems in central Idaho.  Lowering budgets have caused reduced manpower to get the job done.  It seems volunteer work is being relied upon more and more. Last spring I had talked to my interim permit administrator Phil McNeal and asked him if there…

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Update on the Steelhead Closure by Aaron Lieberman Outfitters and guides from across the state gathered in Boise late last week for IOGA’s 64th Annual Membership Meeting, with great turnout, presentations and an engaged membership community in attendance. Among those positive outcomes was a vote on, and approval of, a Membership [Steelhead] Resolution outlining IOGA’s position…

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