The effort to save the sage grouse goes right through Idaho's prison system.   

For four years now, Idaho inmates have been growing sage seedlings to plant in threatened ecosystems.   

This year the "Sagebrush in Prison's" program produced it's one millionth plant.

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Cindy Fisher and Kyle Wright, both correction officers at the Pocatello Women’s Correctional Center, or PWCC, are a big part of the reason why 36-year-old Jimmy Costa survived, according to Costa’s family.

“Honestly I thought the man was dead by the way he was on the ground,” Fisher said about Costa. “But Kyle rushed over to start administering aid.” [read more...]

I have partnered with Bill's Bike and Run to provide service hours, and they supplied bibs for The Race For the Cure in Idaho Falls on October 6, 2018.

The guys that ran are part of my Idaho Falls Community Reentry Center group who I take running on Sunday afternoons. The group has been running for about 18 months.

Featured in the photo are the IFCRC residents that ran and volunteered at a water table. [read more...]