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Mychel Matthews

Agriculture and Rural Issues Reporter, History Columnist

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Central Washington University graduate student Ian Reischl is looking for the current location of the internment camp buildings — such as barracks and mess halls — for his thesis and hopes Times-News readers can help.

A sage hen hides her brood in the sagebrush in the Sawtooth Valley. Wildlife biologist David Musil took the photo in 1986 or 1987 when he was …

A well-camouflaged three-day-old sage grouse chick is photographed hiding in its natural environment.

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Tourists and newcomers may be startled by the lack of water flowing over Shoshone Falls these days. But that doesn't mean the Snake River is going dry.

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The Oregon Trail was disappearing across the West. Progress was erasing the trail from the nation's collective memory. Ezra Meeker set out at the end of his life, determined to keep the historic emigrant route from fading into obscurity.

Wyatt Gould lost control of his pickup in February while hauling cattle from his ranch west of Salmon Falls Creek. Gould was forced to jackkni…

The Snake River is seen in this early Clarence E. Bisbee photo. Some say the name of the river came from how its waters snake across the land.…

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Thank you. I enjoy sharing the history

Mychel Matthews

Thank you! Much appreciated.

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Mychel Matthews commented on Wide-eyed trip into a new world

That's very cool, SiphenSubedi! Thanks for catching up with us.

Mychel Matthews

I, too, found the details fascinating. Thanks for commenting!

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That's just the standard process used in order to analyze and compare options when looking at long-term projects.

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Thanks, Katy. A lot of these old stories are out there.

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The Vinyard family owned the land nearest the lake.

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Onionpower — Fourth paragraph: "So how did the lake, named for the Vinyard family, become Vineyard Lake?"

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The Twin Falls Police are too busy to respond to our calls at this time.

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