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ICYMI: Idaho lake known for world record catch draws anglers

Lake Cascade in Valley County is a growing destination spot in the winter for ice fishing - in part for its surprising record. People from...

ICYMI: The Center of the Universe? Small town in Idaho says it is

This week's Inside Idaho is about the Center of the Universe. Founded in the late 1880s in the middle of Idaho's panhandle, sits a...

The Western White Pine is Idaho’s state tree, but is no longer common in the state 🌲

With it being the holidays, a season when trees are celebrated and adorned, it's a great time to take a look inside Idaho's state...

Heaven’s Gate: Inside the Idaho lookout where you can see four different states

It's no secret that Idaho's many tall mountain peaks offer stunning views. However, there is one peak in Idaho that offers a perspective unlike...

North vs. the South: Inside the tale of Idaho’s two capital cities

Although Northern and Southern Idaho are in the same state - they have some differences that can sometimes make them feel like they are...

One half pacific and the other mountain: Inside Idaho’s two time zones

Daylight saving is coming to an end on Sunday, and that means it’s time to set your clocks back one hour. But did you...

Inside the famous rock map dating back thousands of years

Just a short drive from Boise sits a large rock that is believed to have guided people thousands of years ago. Today, Map Rock...

Inside Idaho: The rare fish with an amazing fin

Idaho's lakes and rivers provide many opportunities for anglers looking to hook something special. Whether it's a type of trout or salmon, all have their...

Inside the “champion” tree living in one of Idaho’s forests for 3,000 years

Idaho is filled with awe-inspiring nature, like the unique and towering castle rocks we told readers about last week. And in this Inside Idaho, we...

Idaho’s castles: Inside the towering rock formations just a short drive from Boise

It's no secret that Idaho is home to breathtaking mountains, stunning lakes and rivers, and miles of wilderness. And as we mentioned in our very...

No spuds in this nickname – why is Idaho “the Gem State?”

Editor's note: This is a best of story, first feature in 2021. Previously in our Inside Idaho series, we told you how Lucky Peak got...

Idaho’s insect and its incredible journey 🦋

In 1992, the Idaho State Legislature adopted the Western Monarch Butterfly as the state's official insect. It's one of 11 states that have designated...

Idaho’s dance has people do-si-do-ing around the state

Did you know that Idaho has an official dance? In 1989, the Idaho legislature designated the square dance as the American Folk Dance of...

Nampa wasn’t always called Nampa. How it got its name

Nampa is the third largest town in Idaho - but it used to be called something else. In 1883, the Union Pacific built the...

The Center of the Universe? Small town in Idaho says it is

This week's Inside Idaho is about the Center of the Universe. Do you know where it is? Vote, and then scroll down for the...