On The Tuesday, July 2, 2019 Edition Of Idaho Matters

Jul 1, 2019
  • Work on a new Central Idaho hiking-biking trail has been approved — we talk to the man who brought a lawsuit against it.
  • Extreme Makeover: Wild Mustang Edition.
  • The 100 Deadliest Days of summer on the road.

- A trail crossing some private land connecting Redfish Lake and Stanley has been given the go-ahead by a federal judge. Landowner David Boren brought a lawsuit against the proposed four-mile trail, saying that additional studies on the trail's environmental impact were needed. We talk to him about these possible impacts.

- This weekend the Mustang Mania Incentive Program will give trainers the chance to show off their skills. The competition challenges youths and adults to adopt and train a wild horse in just 90 days. Veteran horse trainers Matt and Stacie Zimmerman tell us about this experience and how it’s helping to find homes for hundreds of wild horses.

- As the temperature increases, so does the number of teen car accidents. Though summer may be the unofficial season of relaxation, it is important not to relax safe driving habits. We talk roadway safety and the 100 deadliest days of summer.