Posts Tagged ‘ recreation ’

Pebble Creek looks to rebound after tough year

Nov 11th, 2015 | By
Doug Lindley/Idaho State Journal
It's beginning to look a lot like ski season. As of Tuesday, Pebble Creek Ski Area at Inkom has reported 6 to 8 inches of snow on top of the mountain.

By Journal Staff INKOM — Last winter was a tough one for Pebble Creek Ski Area. Hammered by record-breaking warm temperatures, the Inkom ski resort fought an uphill battle against the weather to keep snow on the ground and skiers and snowboaders on the slopes. In the end, Mother Nature won, forcing Pebble Creek to
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Central Oregon couple buys Idaho’s Soldier Mountain Ski Area

Nov 6th, 2015 | By

FAIRFIELD, Idaho (AP) — A couple from Central Oregon is buying an Idaho ski area once owned by actor Bruce Willis. Soldier Mountain Ski Area announced Wednesday that it’s being purchased by Matt and Diane McFerran of Bend, Oregon. The Times-News reports that the property in the Sawtooth National Forest was put up for sale
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BFGoodrich Tires announces Outstanding Trails winners for 2015

Oct 7th, 2015 | By

POCATELLO — BFGoodrich Tires, in collaboration with Four Wheel Parts, United Four Wheel Drive Associations, BlueRibbon Coalition and Off Road Business Association, recently announced the winners of the 2015 Outstanding Trails program. Nominated for uniqueness, terrain type and enthusiast following, the trails selected and the associated clubs for this year’s program are Applegate-Lassen Wagon Trail,
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Huntsman Springs moves forward

Jun 11th, 2015 | By

By Stephen Henderson Teton Valley News Only 255 acres of the approximately 1,347 total Huntsman Springs planned development are within Driggs city limits, but a recent city council hearing brought those acres into even more focus. A proposed subdivision will allow the city to more clearly differentiate 30 acres for the recently-approved 80-room lodge site
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Some Yellowstone roads open to bicycle use

Mar 17th, 2015 | By

   YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Bicyclists now are able to ride across part of Yellowstone National Park for the first time this year.   The roads between the West Entrance and Mammoth Hot Springs now are plowed.  On Monday, the route opened to non-motorized travel.   Bike-riding the 49-mile route can be a challenge this time of
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Women’s Edge program at Pebble Creek Ski Area set

Feb 4th, 2015 | By

   INKOM — The second session of the Women’s Edge program starts today at 1 p.m. at Pebble Creek Ski Area, located near Inkom.   Women who are looking to increase their skill level, overcome fears and boost confidence on the slopes are invited to join the fun.   This three-week program offers clinics in
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Targhee has record-setting weekend

Jan 31st, 2015 | By
Scott Stuntz
Targhee crowds
The record breaking crowd on the Dreamcatcher lift mid-morning at Grand Targhee, on Saturday Jan. 17.

By Scott Stuntz Teton Valley News Great snow coupled with a three-day holiday weekend and several events helped Grand Targhee Resort break its all-time attendance record on Saturday, Jan 17. Director of Marketing Ken Rider said the resort doesn’t release specific figures but confirmed that lift operators admitted the most people since Targhee began electronically
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Pebble Creek Ski Area offers holiday lessons

Dec 26th, 2014 | By

BY JOURNAL STAFF INKOM — Pebble Creek Ski Area is making it possible for families and individuals to learn to ski or snowboard during the holidays.   Every day through Jan. 4, first-time group lessons and private lessons are being offered on the hill. A family can take advantage of group lessons designed just for
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TRAPPING RESTRICTIONS TO COME? Officials eye changes after Idaho dog deaths

Jul 18th, 2014 | By

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Fish and Game Commission has agreed to look at new rules for trappers after body-gripping traps killed two pet dogs in northern Idaho last winter.   The commission voted unanimously last week to start making new rules for the bodygripping traps, called conibear traps, The Spokesman-Review reported.   Those
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Reservoir water levels dropping steadily

Jul 9th, 2014 | By
A-8 reservoir levels

By Vanessa Grieve Candace Reynolds was pleased that American Falls Reservoir held enough water for recreators to enjoy this past Fourth of July weekend. Reynolds, the owner of the Willow Bay Marina & Cafe, has moved the docks further out into the reservoir this season for boats to use. Water levels in the reservoir
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