Monthly Archive: March 2017

Weather: Snow? What Snow?

Has spring officially arrived weather-wise in southern Idaho? It feels like it is for sure. We are just 5 days from the vernal equinox, or the official start of spring, but it has felt very spring-like the last several days.…

Month-long forest road closure is for fire rehab

PRAIRIE — As part of its reforestation after the 2013 Elk Complex fires, the Boise National Forest's Mountain Home Ranger District has temporarily closed forest roads northeast of Prairie to plow them in preparation for spring planting of conifers, primarily…

Hidden History: Can you solve the mystery of Canavan Ranch?

An 1885 photo of ranch hands posing on horses at the old Canavan Ranch reveals little about the site.

Weather: Potentially damaging winds today

Strong Pacific storm systems will arrive in southern Idaho Thursday. This will bring strong, potentially damaging winds to the Magic Valley, heavy to moderate rain and possible thunderstorms. Above 5,000 to 7,000 feet, several inches of snow are possible for…