Author Archive: TETONA DUNLAP tdunlap@magicvalley.com

Garden Wise: Why endangered species matter, part 2

The economic benefits provided by nature are myriad and start with photosynthesis. Its economic benefit is, bluntly, life itself. Plants use sunlight to transform water and carbon dioxide into carbohydrate fuel. All living things rely on this process, either sharing the ability or eating food derived from it.

Curious Mind: 3700 North truck route will open soon

Q: I discovered 3700 North is closed for road work, west and east of U.S. Highway 93. Why doesn’t the highway district work on smaller sections of the road instead of closing the entire road?