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Wildfire plan seen as biggest land policy change in decades

posted on January 29, 2016 at 4:31 PM

The five-page order issued last January directed federal resources for the first time to fight massive blazes in open sagebrush steppe habitat that supports cattle ranching, recreation and some 350 species of wildlife, including the imperiled sage... Full Story

Firefighters in Washington State Worry over Wind Forecast

posted on August 28, 2015 at 5:05 PM

Crews in Washington continued to battle the largest blaze in state history, while there were evacuations in Idaho and Montana. Full Story

Three killed battling western wildfires

posted on August 21, 2015 at 5:41 PM

Three killed battling western wildfires
The battle against the western wildfires took a deadly turn this week as three firefighters died after a vehicle crash trapped them in what was described as a “hellstorm” of flames. This brings the death toll to 13 for the year. The trio were... Full Story

Idaho Burns While Congress Eyes Changes to Wildfire Funding

posted on July 10, 2015 at 6:01 PM

Idaho Burns While Congress Eyes Changes to Wildfire Funding
Fighting steep terrain, strong winds and rising temperatures, fire managers installed a fire line to save further properties from encroaching flames. Full Story

Scientists fly drones to map sagebrush for wildfire strategy

posted on June 19, 2015 at 2:16 PM

Scientists have deployed drones over western Idaho to map a little-known landscape as part of an effort to reduce wildfire risks and protect sage grouse and other wildlife across the West. Full Story

Monsanto Settles With Pacific Northwest Wheat Farmers

posted on November 14, 2014 at 2:35 PM

Monsanto Co. said Wednesday it will pay nearly $2.4 million to settle a dispute with farmers in the Pacific Northwest over genetically modified wheat. Full Story

Western Ranchers, Communities Worry about Grouse Declaration

posted on November 7, 2014 at 4:50 PM

Western Ranchers, Communities Worry about Grouse Declaration
Western ranchers, as well as energy companies and recreational users, stand to lose access to some western federal lands – at least during certain times of the year - if the greater sage-grouse is listed as a threatened or endangered species next... Full Story

Idaho Storms

posted on September 6, 2013 at 3:21 PM

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Crews worked to clear a mudslide Friday and homeowners dug out property after severe thunderstorms swept across southwestern Idaho. The storms hit Thursday afternoon, causing flash flooding in Oakley, dropping golf... Full Story

Drought Spreads as Wildfires Expand

posted on August 23, 2013 at 5:40 PM

Drought Spreads as Wildfires Expand
Western wildfires continue to make the summer of 2013 a dynamic and expensive one. Nationally, there are 50 active wildfires being battled. Full Story

Wildfires Flare Up Again In Western U.S.

posted on August 15, 2013 at 4:41 PM

Wildfires Flare Up Again In Western U.S.
Thanks to persistent heat and dry conditions, wildfires are raging in the western U.S.Just after a fire in southern California caused hundreds to flee their homes last week, another emerged this week near Park City, Utah. Utah Governor Gary... Full Story

Idaho bull sells for $600K, sets world record

posted on March 1, 2013 at 4:34 PM

A Hereford bull from an Idaho breeder has set a new world record, selling for $600,000 at the Bruneau ranch's annual bull sale. Full Story

Idaho Dairy Workers Charged With Animal Cruelty

posted on October 12, 2012 at 11:51 AM

Idaho's largest dairy says it is taking steps to prevent further abuse. Full Story

Idaho Farm Hosts 'Weed Dating' For Singles

posted on July 18, 2012 at 3:44 PM

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — For one night a year, a neighborhood farm in northwest Boise turns into a respite for singles who are tired of the same old dating scene. A poster board planted at the entrance of Earthly Delights Farm in late June... Full Story

Idaho and Other States Prepare for California Egg Exodus

posted on February 12, 2010 at 2:02 PM

BOISE, Idaho (AP) -Idaho is among several states watching to see if a California animal cruelty law drives flocks of big egg farms there to fly the coop. Full Story

Idaho Board OKs Deal to Keep Research Center Open

posted on December 11, 2009 at 4:12 PM

TWIN FALLS, Idaho — The state Board of Education has approved the University of Idaho's plans to sign a five-year agreement with J.R. Simplot Co. aimed at keeping a cash-strapped agricultural research center open until 2014. Full Story
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