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Found 8 blog entries for October 2018.

 

If you are a history buff, Idaho is a great place for you to be. A lot has happened in Idaho’s borders, and a lot of it has had a lasting effect on the country or world as a whole. For example, the Oregon Trail passed through many states and territories that would become states, but it had a lot of principle stops and river crossings in Idaho. Beyond all the history that happened in Idaho, there are a ton of places you can go in Idaho and learn about general history that occurred throughout the United States and the world. One such place you go to to learn more is the Idaho Military History Museum, which you can find right next to Gowen Field, a piece of history itself. This museum has a ton of different objects and information on both Idaho’s…

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There is a lot to experience along the Snake River. It is such a huge part of the state of Idaho and it is impossible to escape its influence, even in the metropolitan safety of the Treasure Valley. If you live in the Treasure Valley and get out into the area to check out the local sights, you have probably had the opportunity to check out the Snake River, and you might need a change of pace. If this is the case for you and you want to check out a new part of the famous river outside of your experience, my recommendation would be that you try out the Hagerman Valley, which is just a few miles to the northwest of Twin Falls, one of the most incredible points you can find on any journey down the entire length of the Snake River.  

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Mountain Home is a beautiful rural town with great economic potential, low housing cost, plenty of recreational activities and extremely nice people. The atmosphere in Mountain Home fits the slow pace of a country life that you may be seeking after. The quality of life is quite high due to the fact that the people of Mountain Home move at their own pace but they are still hard working and can make a living for themselves. The crime rate is low and the town feels very safe. There is low stress and high gain for most people that live in this area and that can be you if you make the move to Mountain Home. While the pace of life is not as fast as the city life pace it is not sleepy by any means. There are plenty of things to do and a lot of great places…

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Swan Falls is one of the most amazing destinations in Idaho. You will discover many opportunities for learning, for fun, for sight-seeing, for bird watching and much more. You will discover how Idaho began to get power, how the mines of Silver City became modern with power.

The first dam located from the Snake River was the Swan Falls Dam. The Dam was constructed in 1900 and 1901 to offer electricity for the mines located in Silver City. Prior to the dam being constructed the only source of power leading to the mine was steam as there was no coal, oil or other resources to draw from. The community of Silver City became mindful of the successes of many hydropower dams all over the United States like Buffalo project, and Niagara Falls. Due to this…

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Kuna is a land filled with farm country and great scenery. In fact, there are a number of parks within the city limits that are ideal for biking, relaxing, or just enjoying the nature that Kuna offers its visitors. Below is a list of parks that are worth visiting, as well as some of the things that make this park fun and enjoyable for all!

Arbor Ridge Park- This park is located off of Hubbard Road between Linder and Ten Mile. Open from dawn until dusk, this park comes complete with lots of open space, picnic tables for having get-togethers or a nice lunch out, playground equipment for the young ones, and much more! If you would like to reserve some of the picnic tables, it is on a first come first serve basis (if you need more tables for any…

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If you’re travelling around Kuna and suddenly get the case of the munchies, there are plenty of amazing options to try! The town may seem like endless farm country initially, though there are some hidden gems that you are sure to enjoy. It is encouraged that you stop by each of the choices presented in this article. Here are a few restaurants to get you started on your tasty journey!

Fiesta Guadalajara- This restaurant has many locations in the Treasure Valley, such as in Boise and Meridian. However, the one in Kuna is especially delicious and has a wonderful atmosphere. Located at 780 W. Avalon Street, this Mexican restaurant specializes in rich, and sometimes spicy, flavors. Some of their menu items include carne asada, Guadalajara burrito,…

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There are lots of things to do with all of these Idaho rivers and lakes, but maybe the best and most enjoyable time you might have is to get on the water with a nice and buoyant boat under you to do some paddling or motoring around. Boating is a whole lot of fun, and while you might be saying that it is too expensive and one of the best ways to lose a lot of money is to own a boat, that is not always the case. We are going to talk about boats today, and while we give some time to your classic motor boat that makes your wallet bleed, we are also going to talk about all the boats you can get that are cheap and do not require constant maintenance and refueling.

One great place to start is something like a canoe or a kayak, which you probably cannot…

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Gold was a large draw that brought people to Idaho and it caused Idaho to be one of the first states on the western side of the country. It was such a large part of history that it dictated the current capital of the state. This decision created a lot of competition within the state as Lewiston was the first capital but due to the amount of gold and wealth that was in Boise, it took the title of capital. Gold was a big find in Idaho in 1860 when ten men sought out to dig for gold. When Wilber Basset struck some near Canal Gulch his findings set off one of the largest migrations in America. As people came swarming in more and more people were announcing that they had found gold. This only attracted more and more people to the area. They looked near the…

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