The rapids are incredibly turbulent due to the fact that the river flow is forced through a 40-foot opening at the top of one of the falls, making the water too dangerous to navigate by boat or kayak. Expedition teams of the past found this fact out the hard way.
Southern Idaho is full of history. I mean, half the state has some kind of tribute to Lewis and Clark and the Oregon Trial. Some of the most historical places you can visit are right here in the Magic Valley and around us.
The story of Lyda Southard, Twin Falls very own serial killer, is one that still fascinates me to this day. Her nickname was Lady Bluebeard, assuming because Bluebeard himself had seven wives and she is suspected of killing many of her husbands.
I love checking out old photos and history from around the area. I have been to Thousand Springs and it is absolutely stunning. But when I came across some old photos of the area it actually looks like there were a thousand springs coming out of the side of the canyon wall.
Man this is so sad. The historic theater in Burley made the announcement yesterday that they had to close their doors. They are hoping it won't be for forever, but they also said they aren't sure they can reopen.