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  • HEATHER KENNISON hkennison@magicvalley.com

TWIN FALLS — Turn off Washington Street South, and Victory Avenue will lead you to a humble bridge that spans the Rock Creek Canyon. Read more

  • HEATHER KENNISON hkennison@magicvalley.com

TWIN FALLS — The I.B. Perrine Bridge is not just an icon for BASE jumping. It’s come to symbolize Twin Falls and the Magic Valley, featured on T-shirts, tourist booklets and the council chambers logo. Read more

  • HEATHER KENNISON hkennison@magicvalley.com

TWIN FALLS — Aside from a winding trail, Rock Creek Canyon runs wild below the Old Towne Bridge of Shoshone Street South. Read more

  • HEATHER KENNISON hkennison@magicvalley.com

HANSEN — The Hansen Bridge has a more rural feel to it than its western neighbor. Read more

  • MYCHEL MATTHEWS mmatthews@magicvalley.com

For the smallest of towns in south-central Idaho, the responsibility of self-government is a heavy burden that often requires some assistance. Read more

  • NATHAN BROWN, TETONA DUNLAP, HEATHER KENNISON, JULIE WOOTTON, LAURIE WELCH, ALISON GENE SMITH, VICTOR FLORES and ALEX VALENTINE avalentine@magicvalley.com

While Magic Valley sleeps, the day is just beginning for some.  Read more

Over the past year, amateur photographer Cathy Wilson made a series of images of a deteriorating barn, at 3800 N. 1400 E. in Buhl, capturing the structure in various natural lighting as it crumbled to the ground. By August 2015 it was a pile of rubble. Read more

"The barn builds the house," the saying went. When homesteaders claimed their land, they spent more money and effort building their barns than their homes. The barn was a priority; it created stability on the farm. Read more

  • NATHAN BROWN nbrown@magicvalley.com

BOISE — Idaho’s strict marijuana laws may be out of step with the path most other states are taking now, but when it banned pot originally, Idaho was following the trend of other states. Read more

  • NATHAN BROWN nbrown@magicvalley.com

TWIN FALLS — With societal attitudes toward marijuana changing and the the once-omnipresent D.A.R.E. program on the decline, anti-drug education has been shifting from “just say no” to “why not?” Read more

  • HEATHER KENNISON hkennison@magicvalley.com

BUHL — About a hundred white ducks quacked enthusiastically under overcast skies Aug. 23 near Buhl. On the edge of their makeshift enclosure, a hose dribbled water onto the ground, creating a large pond. Read more