Author Archive: TETONA DUNLAP tdunlap@magicvalley.com

Get free nitrate testing at Twin Falls Health Fair today

TWIN FALLS — The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality will offer free nitrate screening and sample bottles for lab testing to private well owners at a health and wellness fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The fair will be at Canyon Crest Event Center, 330 Canyon Crest Drive, Twin Falls.

Making the List: Many of Jerome’s historic rock structures are still standing

Marian Posey grew up northeast of Jerome and, even as a child, paid particular attention to the many rock structures that surrounded her home. As an architectural historian, she later took on the enormous task of surveying and inventorying the many rock structures in Lincoln and Jerome counties for the Idaho State Historical Society.

It takes a village: Snake River Canyons Park annual spring cleanup

JEROME — Snake River Canyons Park is a gem in the community, offering numerous recreational opportunities adjacent to the Magic Valley’s treasured natural resource — the Snake River. Each year in the spring for the past 20 years, several organizations have joined forces to clean up the area and its adjacent lands, easily accessible for users from Twin Falls and Jerome counties.