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Rip-Roaring Away on Idaho’s Salmon River

Rip-Roaring Away on Idaho’s Salmon RiverWe are two days into a six-day white water rafting adventure on Idaho's Middle Fork of the Salmon, often referred to as The River of No Return, and as usual, I am powerless to stop my son from adding another heart-pounding feat to his stash of adventures.

This time my husband has joined the fray, and the two of them are about to catapult through Class IV rapids in a flimsy-looking rubber thing called a "Daring Duckie." Smiling like a couple of "Jackass" pranksters, they lurch onto the river.
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Trails

Battle of Glorieta Pass Trail Opens to the Public

Battle of Glorieta Pass Trail Opens to the Public Some call it the "Gettysburg of the West" while many others don't even know it exists, but the Battle of Glorieta Pass is one of the few American Civil War battle sites found in the West, and now visitors can enjoy its history from the vantage point ...
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Preservation

Historic Grand Canyon Depot Marks 100 Years of Welcoming Visitors

Historic Grand Canyon Depot Marks 100 Years of Welcoming Visitors The Grand Canyon Depot turns 100 in 2010, marking a century of welcoming millions of visitors to Grand Canyon National Park.

The modest-looking two-and-a-half story log structure that is the Grand Canyon Depot has served as the point of entry for park...
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Western Travel Buzz

Grizzly Bites Two BLM Workers Near Yellowstone; Two Hikers Injured in Separate Park Incident

Grizzly Bites Two BLM Workers Near Yellowstone; Two Hikers Injured in Separate Park Incident Two Bureau of Land Management (BLM) contract workers were bitten by a grizzly bear Aug. 15, 2013 west of Idaho's Island Park Reservoir, about 25 miles from Yellowstone National Park.

In a separate incident, two persons were treated for injuries after ...
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Preservation

Rehabbing America's Old West Into a New West

Rehabbing America's Old West Into a New West Most of the early Old West, the wood frame boom towns and false front main streets where cowboys, gamblers and settlers crossed paths, is long gone, replaced by the next generation's desire for bigger and better cities.

While those first structures ha...
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