Monthly Archive: August 2019

Grief group buys facility with Glanbia Charity Challenge procedes

TWIN FALLS — A nonprofit grief support group for children has a new facility thanks to Glanbia’s 26th annual Charitable Challenge golf tournament.

Hidden History: Long defunct towns in Twin Falls County

Don’t blink or you’ll miss it. About three miles west of Twin Falls, railroad tracks cross U.S. Highway 30. Today, this intersection is known as “Curry Crossing” — but years ago the town of Curry flourished there.

Climbers congregate for a festival to remember: Idaho Mountain Festival

ALMO — The simple idea of creating a three-day climbing, bouldering and trail-running festival held in the off-the-beaten-path’s parks of City of Rocks National Reserve and Castle Rocks State Park was the brainchild of Sven Taow. The rock climbing and bouldering alone is touted as some of the best in Idaho. The park’s ease of access, serenity and historic geology serve to complement the climbing.

Energy Department: Progress at Idaho nuclear waste plant

BOISE — An eastern Idaho nuclear facility is getting closer to successfully treating high-level liquid radioactive waste stored in tanks above a massive aquifer, federal officials have said.