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Wheat farmers in the Treasure Valley have begun harvesting their crops, and so far – so good.

National Forest Service

Fewer federal land workers are being threatened and assaulted on the job, according to a new analysis by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility.

 

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Federal officials say 13 people affiliated with two well-known gangs have been indicted. The suspects face a host of charges.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Three wolves have been killed by federal authorities in central Idaho near Stanley, an action blasted by an environmental group.

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Fishing, swimming, standup paddleboarding: Eagle Island State Park has it all. It also now has blue-green algae, a kind of bacteria that’s dangerous to people and pets.

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Marijuana sales could be coming to the Treasure Valley’s backyard. A group is collecting signatures in Ontario, Oregon to open the city up to a new recreational activity – and a new source of income.


Idaho Capitol Dome
Emilie Ritter Saunders / Boise State Public Radio

After never getting a floor vote earlier this year, state lawmakers looking to overhaul Idaho’s campaign finance law could return to the capitol next year with several bills in hand.

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One Idaho professor is on the hunt for two lost novels written by one of America's seminal poets, which may have been hidden for more than 100 years.

Idaho Fish and Game

Selfies with mountain goats are not cool. That’s the message from Idaho Fish and Game. Officials are stressing the “wild” part of wild animal after receiving reports of hikers getting up close and personal with the wooly critters.

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A Monday night city council meeting in the Treasure Valley sealed the fate of a local landmark thousands drive past every day.


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The regional branch of Planned Parenthood and the ACLU of Idaho are suing the state of Idaho over a new law that requires medicals providers to report complications resulting from abortion procedures.

James Dawson / Boise State Public Radio

It’s official: Idahoans will get to vote on whether the state should expand Medicaid coverage to low-income residents.

Boise National Forest

The Lodgepole Fire was a prescribed burn set in late April. The goal was to torch dry grasses and brush in an area north of Crouch, to prevent a wildfire from running loose in the forest. But over the weekend, forest managers declared it a wildfire after it failed to burn out by itself.

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Retired Boise priest Father Thomas Faucher is in jail awaiting trial on numerous charges stemming from child pornography. Months after being served eviction papers by the local archdiocese, the church has sold the house after performing a famous ritual.


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Adam Cotterell / Boise State Public Radio

A group that has long pushed for Idaho lawmakers to pass legislation to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from employment and housing discrimination has shuttered its political action committee.

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