Outside: Salmon River Steelhead

Outside: Salmon River Steelhead FredThomas-2017 - Salmon artwork

This is a featured article in BigSkyJournal.com written by Greg Thomas and illustrated by Fred Thomas from February 2017. I grew up along the Pacific Northwest’s coastal salmon and steelhead streams where it was easy to spot the rookie anglers: These were people who proudly posed for photos with fish that had begun the inevitable freshwater […]

Creating Business in a Small Town

Creating Business in a Small Town Odd Fellows Bakery - Salmon, Idaho

SALMON, IDAHO — Seven years ago, any out-of-towner might not have looked twice at the old Odd Fellows building in downtown Salmon, which is in central Idaho north of Challis. But volunteer Cindy Phelps and the Craig and Jessica McCallum family saw potential — a tan brick facade on Main Street where business and nostalgia […]

Sixteens Hours in Salmon

Sixteens Hours in Salmon Boat fishing steelhead

This is a featured article in NRS’s Duct Tape Diaries by Emerald LaFortune from November 10, 2016. Salmon, Idaho is a lot of things. Gloriously podunk, an outdoor enthusiast’s hub, and the destination for your next steelhead fishing trip. A local by proxy, Emerald LaFortune gives you the beta needed to enjoy 16 hours fishing for […]

In Idaho, Thin Snow Means Fat Tires

In Idaho, Thin Snow Means Fat Tires

By Matt Furber for the New York Times, FEB 25, 2014 – . Snow has been so scant in Idaho this winter that bicycles started showing up in shop windows in the middle of January, and cyclists began booking ski huts during a season when it’s usually backcountry skiers who are seeking accommodations. What may be bad […]

These 9 Places In Idaho Make The Best Sandwiches EVER

These 9 Places In Idaho Make The Best Sandwiches EVER

Original article from “OnlyInYourState.com” The weather is hot, the air is sweltering, and the thought of indulging in excessive amounts of anything other than ice cream and ice water sounds like torture. But a body’s gotta eat. So what’s better than a portable sandwich, perfect for road trips? Absolutely nothing, that’s what.

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