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MORNING RUN WITH SACAJAWEA

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Recently, my wife and I decided to go jogging at the Sacajawea Center in Salmon. We are desperately trying to preserve our health as we age, and running sounded like a great idea. The “Sac” Center, as it is affectionately known, offers running and walking trails with the scenic Lemhi River as a backdrop. Wildlife abounds; deer, beaver, various birds and critters make their home amid the trees and along the trails. There is even a sign near the entrance that allows visitors to mark which animals they observed while walking. Continue reading MORNING RUN WITH SACAJAWEA

Fishing Trip

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To call it a “fishing trip” might be just a little pretentious. We went to Kids Creek Pond to try out my son’s new spinning rod. He had just received it for his birthday. The pond is a nice little puddle of water; It is landscaped with large rocks, little wooden bridges, and features a floating dock. The pond is stocked with trout and, occasionally, Steelhead. The Steelhead come from the nearby hatchery and have already spawned. Continue reading Fishing Trip

TUTUS AND MATADORS

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May 18, 2014 was the 12 hour extreme mountain bike race in Salmon. Masochists from all over converged on the foothills to punish themselves on a grueling single-track course called “Disco”. The course is just over 8 miles long with 1100 feet in elevation changes. Individuals competed for cash prizes as singles, duos, or teams of four. Some wore tutus and may or may not have ridden in the race. Continue reading TUTUS AND MATADORS