more about: Idaho

See the northern lights tonight—without going all the way to Alaska

  Get ready to check a biggie off your bucket list: This week, the northern lights are coming south.

Win a trip to a hop farm

Goose Island Beer Co. is a craft brewery based in Chicago. I should say, it used to be a craft brewery. In 2011, it sold 58% of the company to Anheuser-Busch for a cool $38.8 million. Which, if you’re a pint-fisted craft purist, is like being kicked in the belly by a team of Budweiser Clydesdales. Still, I’ve had their beers and they’re […]

Road Tripping with Rock Stars

For our August issue, writer Rachel Levin and photographer Jen Siska hopped in the van with Bay Area country-rock band Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers to get an insider view of how musicians road trip the West — and they picked up lots of helpful tidbits for navigating the backroads and postage stamp-sized towns of our beloved region. Here, we […]

Cool tool: The Atlas of Food

How many acres of vegetables are harvested in your area? Another cool tool to see how the West rules is The Food Environment Atlas. Idaho, California, Washington and Oregon—and okay, we’ll admit it, parts of Florida—score high on number of acres harvested for vegetables. How do people survive in other places? Do they eat? Oh, right, it comes in by […]