Idaho: Central Idaho Dark Sky Park Last November a huge wedge of central Idaho was designated as America’s first International Dark Sky Reserve. The 1,400-square-mile area around the Sawtooth Mountains that is the Central Idaho Dark Sky Park takes in towns such as Ketchum, Sun Valley and Stanley....

[embed]https://www.facebook.com/ajplusenglish/videos/688404734875884/[/embed] The mayor of this tiny Idaho town is fighting light pollution. Welcome to the U.S.'s first Dark Sky Reserve. By: Michelle Klug, Reed Lindsay, Nate Liles, Courtnay Whitman, and Jego Armstrong AJ Plus ...

Can’t go to space? Try Idaho. Last year, a 1,400-sq.-mi. region in the central part of the state became the first site in the U.S. and only the 12th in the world to be named a Dark Sky Reserve by the International Dark-Sky Association, meaning that its...

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 late Monday designated the 1,400-square-mile (3,600-square-kilometer) Central Idaho Dark Sky Reserve. The sparsely populated area's night skies are so pristine that interstellar...