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The over 100-year-old Mackay Dam in Idaho’s Custer County needs repairs and poses a risk to the town of Mackay just downstream and the Idaho National Laboratory about 30 miles further, according to the Idaho Department of Water Resources and the Environmental Defense Institute, an Idaho nonp…

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David R. Kimpton grew up in Idaho and studied natural resource management. After 21 months in the U.S. Army as a helicopter crew chief, he went to work for the U.S. Forest Service, transferring to the Stanley Ranger District in August 1971 during the earliest days of the Sawtooth National Re…

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced last week that it is investing $10.6 million to provide access to high-speed internet for rural residents and businesses in Arizona and Idaho, including parts of Blaine County.

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The U.S. Department of Justice is suing the state of Idaho over the state’s trigger law that will ban nearly all abortions. The law is scheduled to take effect on Aug. 25, unless the Idaho Supreme Court puts the law on a temporary hold after a hearing Wednesday.

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Dry heat, gusty winds from thunderstorm downdrafts and possible lightning strikes created ripe conditions for wildfire in Blaine County on Thursday afternoon, triggering the third red-flag warning of the season for the Wood River Valley.

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A red flag warning remains in effect in the southern half of Blaine County today, July 22, as two large wildfires continue to burn north and south of the Wood River Valley.

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Dozens of cheering Reclaim Idaho volunteers turned in more than 100,000 signatures for verification at the Idaho State Capitol on July 6 as part of their effort to place a $300 million education funding ballot initiative on November’s ballot.