IDWR hopes to double recharge goal

A three-mile canal, built for about $1 million to move water from the St. Anthony Canal to the desert near Egin Lakes, provides a large portion of recharge in the upper portion of the East Snake Plain Aquifer. Bryan Clark / bclark@postregister.com

In an excellent water year, with reservoirs holding lots of water and high snowpack remaining in the mountains, officials from the Idaho Department of Water Resources hope to double their targets for aquifer recharge this year.

Fly expo starts Friday

The 25th Annual East Idaho Fly Fishing and Fly Tying Expo will be held Friday and Saturday at the Shilo Inn in Idaho Falls. In this 2014 file photo, Dave Johnson, left, and Larry Ghan, right, teach 9-year-old Nick Eaton how to tie a leech fly during the expo. Pat Sutphin / Post Register

Now in its 25th year, the East Idaho Fly Fishing and Fly Tying Expo will be held Friday and Saturday at the Shilo Inn in Idaho Falls.

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