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Fishing at Lake Coeur d’Alene

      If you’ve never been to Northern Idaho, it’s worth a visit. It’s a beautiful and mountainous area. You’ll find plenty of mountain lakes, rivers, and forests to explore, and the scenery is outstanding. When it comes to fishing, you’ll be hard pressed to find any place better than Lake Coeur d’Alene. Picture yourself floating gently on the beautiful lake, surrounded by forests and wildlife. You’ll be fishing with osprey, and if you’re here in the winter, you’ll be fishing with bald eagles. It’s a spectacular piece of Idaho, and you’ll be fishing in an incredible part of the state. Whether you want to hit the lake yourself or... Read More

Famous Idahoans

    Aside from potatoes and football, many people are unaware of the rich history of Idahoans and their contributions to the rest of the world. There are many great people that have grown up in the Great State of Idaho, and here is a brief list of them. For this list, it includes people that were either born in Idaho, died in Idaho, spent a significant amount of their lives here, or specifically claim Idaho as their home state. One of the Idahoans to effect the world the most would have to be Philo Farnsworth. Farnsworth was the inventor of the modern electric Television. Spending his youth on a farm here in Rigby, Philo found a ... Read More

The Capital City Public Market: Buying Local Food

    Every Saturday, Downtown Boise, Idaho comes alive as four blocks of 8th Street transform into the Capital City Public Market. While the Market has grown and changed a lot, it has been around since 1994. Created as a response to other open-air markets, like the Pike Street Market in Seattle, the Capital City Public Market was Boise, Idaho’s answer. The Market is full of wonderful food, vendors, and artists. The best part is that they are all local. That is what the Market is all about: providing a nurturing environment for local producers and vendors to share their wares with consumers, in a face-to-face setting. Simply put, l... Read More