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The first ski chairlift went up in Idaho. But it started with bananas ⛷🍌

Idaho is home to many firsts -- including some that are now seen all over the world. The very first chairlift went up in...

A dog, a potato & more: Inside some of Idaho’s quirky getaways

As the weather starts to cool down, you might be looking ahead to a weekend escape. And while there are many amazing places to...

Inside Idaho: The story of how the state song won its way to fame

Did you know Idaho has a state song? If you grew up in Idaho, you can probably hum the tune and know a few...

Inside Idaho’s state bird: how to spot and where to look for the Mountain Bluebird

In last week's edition of Inside Idaho, we dove into the state's fish: the cutthroat trout. This week, we are going up into the...

Idaho has one state fish, but it’s actually three: Inside the cutthroat trout

Last week in our Inside Idaho series, we took a deep dive into Payette Lake to discover the legend of McCall's lake monster -...

Inside Idaho’s famous lake monster: Does Sharlie really exist?

Deep down in the dark waters of Payette Lake lurks the legend of McCall's very own Loch Ness Monster. Growing up, my imagination went wild...

Inside Idaho’s state motto: Will it last forever?

Last week, in our Inside Idaho series, we told you how Idaho has the only great seal designed by a woman - Emma Edwards...

Idaho: The only state with a seal designed by a woman. Meet Emma Edwards Greene

In our Inside Idaho series, we like to take a look at the pioneers who paved the way for future Idahoans. One of those:...

Inside Idaho: The ‘Niagara of the West’ is just a day trip away

Last week, we went high in the Idaho skies in our inside Idaho Series for a peek at the state's tallest mountain. This week,...

Inside Idaho: Want to check a major trek off your Idaho bucket list? Only if you don’t Chicken Out 🐔

In our last several Inside Idaho series, we went underground. First, we uncovered the Legend of the Kuna Caves. Next, we unearthed Idaho's state...

Inside Idaho: Sun Valley lights up with stars… of the billionaire variety

Each year, usually the week after the Fourth of July, big names flock to Sun Valley in their private jets. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Warren...

Inside Idaho: The legend of the Kuna Caves

In some of our last Inside Idaho editions, we uncovered the treasures found beneath the ground including gold and garnets. But did you know...

Inside Idaho: Why is it called ‘The River of No Return?’

When I was about 10-years-old, my parents took my two brothers and me steelhead fishing on the Salmon River - about 45 miles upriver...

Inside Idaho: Are you a huckle-junkie? Why Idaho’s ‘purple gold’ is so popular

In our last few Inside Idaho's, we took a peak inside the state's mining history, including a look at the purple garnet. This week,...

Inside Idaho: Where does the name “Idaho” come from?

In our last Inside Idaho, we took a look at why Idaho is nicknamed the Gem State. This week, we take a look at...