Jackpot marijuana dispensary to open in September Full Story
Collected By Jeff Young on 07-22-2021 at 05:16 PM

JACKPOT — A marijuana dispensary is scheduled to open in mid-September in Jackpot, Nevada.

This will be Thrive Cannabis Marketplace’s sixth location in Nevada.

John Erminio marketing director for Thrive said they are ready for the new location.

“We are very excited about being entrenched in that area and being a good partner there,” Erminio said.

The store will be open 24/7, 365 days a year. Shoppers will be able to come inside the store or use a drive-through option, he said. A range of products will be available including vapes, concentrate and edibles.

Meridian City Council unanimously denies permit for nightclub on Eagle Road intersection Full Story
Collected By Administrator One on 07-21-2021 at 07:54 PM

MERIDIAN, Idaho (CBS2) — On Tuesday night the Meridian city council voted unanimously to deny the permit application for The Oasis, citing, among other things, lack of adequate parking.

Numerous people are speaking out against the construction of a new nightclub in Meridian.

Idaho man climbs state's 123 highest mountains Full Story
Collected By Administrator One on 07-21-2021 at 07:49 PM

HAILEY, Idaho — Seven years of driving down bumpy and remote dirt roads, bushwhacking through underbrush, trudging up scree fields, and standing finally at the breathtaking apex of mountain after mountain after mountain came to a joyful end last week.

Derek Percoski of Hailey has climbed all 123 of Idaho's tallest mountains, successfully summiting all nine peaks over 12,000 feet and all 114 over 11,000 feet. He wrapped up his final climb - the Pioneer Range's 11,220-foot Alcyon Peak - on July 15, his 41st birthday. 

Couple opens new winery in Buhl Full Story
Collected By Jeff Young on 05-26-2021 at 07:26 AM

Owner Dale Lewis talks about the vineyard Wednesday, May 19, 2021, at the Chateau DNA Vineyard and Winery west of Buhl. Lewis and his wife Aileen saw the property for sale while on a road trip last fall. With a chuckle Lewis mentioned that they didn't buy any postcards, but they bought a winery.

The Death of Expertise and the Rise of the Internet Full Story
Collected By Ge0ph Young on 05-26-2021 at 07:08 AM

The modern Internet has become a hopeless cesspool of lies, misinformation, malinformation, bad intentions, ignorant good intentions and half-truths, outright hoaxes, slander, cruelty; as well as a refuge for creeps, criminals, thieves, phonies, agent provocateurs, would-be revolutionaries, predators, useless and fake reviews, Satanists, and worse.

THE 10 BEST SOUTHERN IDAHO CAMPGROUNDS FOR BEGINNERS Full Story
Collected By Ge0ph Young on 05-5-2021 at 08:58 AM

If you are done with this pandemic, being cooped up in your house, and you just need to get out into nature for a weekend - you aren't alone. A lot of us are feeling the urge to get outdoors. For some people this is a new feeling and camping seems like a foreign activity. I have good news, camping doesn't have to be dirty or in a drafty tent. I do prefer tent camping to glamping in a fancy RV or cabin, I do get the appeal of an occasional outdoor adventure where I don't have to tow a trailer or set up a tent.
 

Halley's Comet Fireballs Visible To Magic Valley Thurs Morning Full Story
Collected By Ge0ph Young on 05-5-2021 at 07:18 AM

Halley's Comet last passed within view of the Earth way back in 1986, and won't be returning until 2061, according to space.com. What those of us in southern Idaho will get the opportunity to view in the sky Thursday is what those in the space community refer to as "cosmic litter." Think of it as a sort of an early Fourth of July display, except these space mortars have the ability to do serious damage.
 

Hollister restaurant aims to be your home away from home Full Story
Collected By Ge0ph Young on 04-30-2021 at 08:23 AM

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — Navigate your way out to Hollister and you will find one of Idaho’s diamonds in the rough: Buster’s Restaurant and Saloon.

“When I built this it was for...so you’re sitting around your mom’s kitchen table gabbing about the day’s events, and that’s how I wanted it to be here,” said owner Buster Day. “You come in and you’re comfortable like you’re sitting at home.”

Magic Valley Region rainbow trout stocking schedule for May 2021 Full Story
Collected By Ge0ph Young on 04-30-2021 at 08:22 AM

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) —Hatchery personnel from Fish and Game’s Magic Valley Region will be stocking approximately 61,050 10-12″ catchable-sized rainbow trout in May.

Work begins May 3 on Idaho Highway 75 in Hailey Full Story
Collected By Ge0ph Young on 04-30-2021 at 08:21 AM

SHOSHONE, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) —The Idaho Transportation Department will begin a two-phase project on Idaho Highway 75 in Hailey between Fox Acres Road and Cobblestone Lane.

The first phase will begin Monday, May 3. Crews will update pedestrian ramps and crossings to meet Americans with Disabilities Act standards.

The second phase of the project, which is expect

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