Watch out for the Mormon crickets
The reporter's notebook
Last updated 12/6/2023 at 1:16pm
America has a love affair with ghost towns.
I’ve visited several, but the most memorable is Silver City, Idaho.
Silver City is about 75 miles south of Boise and is probably the most significant thing in Owyhee County. This county is in the southwest corner of Idaho.
We lived in Nampa at the time and used our weekends to explore the area.
We had read about the ghost town and headed out tha...