Western States Roundup: Idaho lands nation’s first International Dark Sky Reserve designation
Author: Associated Press - January 12, 2018 - Updated: January 12, 2018
BOISE — A giant chunk of central Idaho with a dazzling night sky has become the nation's first International Dark Sky Reserve. The International Dark-Sky Association designated the 1,400-square-mile Central Idaho Dark Sky Reserve. The sparsely populated area's night skies are so pristine that interstellar dust clouds are visible in the Milky Way.