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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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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By Steve Stuebner Fishing and floating outfitters are hard to catch right now because they’re really busy showing their guests a great time fishing for Chinook salmon on the Clearwater and Salmon rivers, or floating rivers all over the state of Idaho. Following a robust winter that brought bountiful powder snow for skiing and snowmobiling,…

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