Don't be alarmed, rafts flip all the time in Idaho white water. Even though it happens often, it's always exciting to watch when someone captures it on camera and slows it down for our entertainment purposes. Thank you Wade Holten.
Check out this epic flip in Rush Creek in Hells Canyon...
Farmers in the Magic Valley should see water starting to fill up the canal system next week. The Times News reports canal companies in the area are now busy preparing the systems for the water deliveries. Shareholders of the Twin Falls Canal Company should start getting delivery about the middle of April...
The snowpack around southern Idaho this year is just a little behind what it was last year but Idaho’s water experts say we are still in good shape. Ron Abramovich with the Natural Resources Conservation Service says with some of the snowfall arriving a little late this year, it could be a sign that our spring will be cooler.
Also, the council made no decision yet on an appeal from a Twin Falls attorney who has appealed a decision by the Twin Falls Planning and Zoning Commission on granting a special use permit for a zip line in the Snake River Canyon.
In late December the Twin Falls City Planning and Zoning Commission granted a special use permit to Magic Valley Flight Simulation to construct a zip-line in the Snake River. The vote to grant the permit was 7 to 1. That decision is now being appealed by a resident near the affected area.
Some 150,000 sandbags have been shipped across Idaho as states across the Northern Plains and Rockies grapple with rising waters. So far, only agricultural areas in Idaho have been swamped by high water.