There are a lot of open fields where campers can park an RV, pitch a tent and watch Monday’s total eclipse. But one family in Rexburg is drawing interest from across the country and around the world for the cause it represents.
Solar eclipse mania is here and one thing is for sure when the moon crosses the path of the sun creating the eclipse Monday morning, social media feeds will be flooded with all sorts of photos from anyone trying to capture that moment.
Wyoming and Idaho offer a scenic backdrop for Monday's eclipse. Visitors have many interesting ways to see it, and businesses have found ways to sell the experience. By river raft, on horseback, in a chairlift or a bus — don't expect it to be cheap.
Here's some important advice you've probably heard before: During Monday's solar eclipse, do not fry your eyeballs. It can happen. Serious eye damage. But along with learning safe practices, you probably should unlearn a few myths and misconceptions.
Monday's total solar eclipse has triggered an extraordinary explosion of prices for hotel and motel rooms across Wyoming and Idaho. There might still be places to stay for Utahns considering driving north, but get ready to open your wallet.
For the first time ever, the University of Utah plans to activate an extra medical helicopter and preposition it in Wyoming for the Great American Eclipse on Aug. 21, part of a major medical preparedness effort.
Idaho wildfires have burned more than 256,000 acres this season — and we’re facing another five or six weeks of higher than normal fire potential, according to the Boise-based National Interagency Fire Center.
In a dozen states, some jurisdictions have issued disaster declarations anticipating huge crowds for the Aug. 21 eclipse. Oregon is even calling out the National Guard. Wyoming and Idaho are getting ready, too. But will the crowds really come?
Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com | PostedJul 19th, 2017 - 8:55pm
On Aug. 21, millions of people across the United States will experience something that hasn’t happened for decades: a total solar eclipse. The best places for viewing this once-in-a-generation event are north of Utah.
When "The Great American Eclipse" happens Aug. 21, millions of visitors will flood into Wyoming, Idaho and other states where the total eclipse will be visible. Among them will be 68 teams hoping to capture the longest movie of an eclipse in history.
In August, it's entirely possible that tens of millions of Americans will jump in their cars and drive to a neighboring state to watch a total solar eclipse. But are Wyoming and Idaho ready for a possible invasion from Utah?
Just before noon on Monday, Aug. 21, when tens of millions of Americans are expected to watch a total solar eclipse, a lucky few will watch it in a very unusual place: atop two old volcanic craters in eastern Idaho.
A retired Salt Lake City schoolteacher has been planning a huge party for more than a quarter-century — and this year it's finally party time. He's reinviting thousands of former students to celebrate "The Great American Eclipse."