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2012-12-10 20:21:00

SALMON, Idaho, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Imagine asking your employees to burn their underwear as a tribal ceremony to thwart a drought so a rafting season can be saved. That and 30 other bizarre stories can be found in the new book Halfway to Halfway & Other River Stories. The tales focus on river related events that usually have little to do with whitewater. Many don't even take place on a river. All say a lot about the culture of guiding and the people attracted to wild...

2008-07-17 12:00:39

By Pete Zimowsky, The Idaho Statesman, Boise Jul. 17--Ever wonder where the money generated by the registration fees for your outdoor toys ends up? The Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation has approved $6.8 million in grants to fund recreation projects statewide. The projects include a variety of improvements -- from boat docks at Lucky Peak Reservoir to new toilets near Sagehen Reservoir. Each year the state agency awards grants from several programs for development and...