The Year In Review: Our Top 10 Idaho Web Stories Of 2015

Dec 31, 2015

With 2016 just around the corner, it's hard not to get excited about what's to come in the New Year. Our collaborative Speaking of Serial podcast with the Idaho Statesman is taking off, NPR Music's Tiny Desk Contest is slated for next month, not to mention the 2016 presidential election.

But before we look forward, we wanted to spend some time looking back at 2015 and the local stories it brought us right here in Idaho. Some KBSX staff favorites include a local man who teaches bird watching to blind people, the rebuilding of Big Creek Lodge in the Payette National Forest and a series on growth in Garden City that encapsulates the tension between progress and the status quo.

What were some of your favorite stories? Here's a list of the top 10 most-viewed stories on

  • Watch Idaho's Redfish Lake Freeze In Seconds In This Cool Timelapse Video: In January of this year, the Sawtooth Interpretive and Historical Society tried their hand at slowing down nature. A timelapse video documents ice creeping across Redfish Lake for days. When the water fully freezes over on December 30, a clear blue sky hosts the sun, illuminating the icy surface.