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USDA Wildlife Services in Idaho is asking ranchers to report all cattle deaths and leave the carcasses undisturbed in an effort to preserve evidence and help investigators confirm a wolf depredation.

Idaho State Director of USDA Wildlife Services Todd Grimm said last week during the Idaho Cattle Association's annual convention that ranchers who come across a dead cow with no outward signs of cause of death shouldn't assume the cause. The animal's death could have been caused by a wolf.

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A three-term Idaho congressman laid in state at the capitol in Boise the morning of November 20 before a final sendoff later in the day.


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When it comes to the question of whether the F-35 fighter jet should be based in Boise, views vary widely on the controversial proposal depending on your perspective. (Catch up on the issues here.) But the Idaho Department of Commerce makes their position clear.

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Meteorologists at the National Weather Service Office in Boise are busy putting together their forecast models for the all-important Thanksgiving holiday outlook.

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Environmental firm Advocates of the West filed a lawsuit last month asking a judge to compel the government to turn over 12 withheld pages from documents about national monuments. It’s believed they could contain a legal justification for reducing several western monuments.

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The first Idaho Climate Summit wraps up Friday in Boise. Keynote speaker Kate Gordon set the tone for the two-day event Thursday morning, making an economic case for Idahoans to heed the signs of climate change.

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The new Meridian Temple for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be dedicated on Sunday, November 19. Construction on the large temple began in 2014.

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During Ryan Zinke’s nomination hearing in the Senate last January, he was adamant on one point:

“I am absolutely against transfer or sale of public land," he replied to a question from Sen. Bernie Sanders.

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Wednesday morning Bob Kustra created waves across the state when he announced he was stepping down from his role as president of Boise State University. The move will take place on June 30, 2018, after 15 years in the office.

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After 15 years of leading Boise State University, Dr. Bob Kustra announced today he plans to retire in June. While at the helm of the university, Kustra grew the university’s School of Public Service and the College of Innovation and Design. Among those weighing in on the retirement announcement is Boise Mayor Dave Bieter.

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U.S. officials have restarted an Idaho nuclear fuel testing facility amid efforts to boost the nation's nuclear power generating capacity.

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After almost 15 years at the helm of Boise State University, President Bob Kustra announced his retirement from the office effective June 30. 

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This week, the Sierra Club released a list of cities around the country that have made a commitment to green energy. Among them are bigger metros like Atlanta and Portland – as well as smaller cities like Pueblo and Boulder, Colorado. Nearby Salt Lake City also made the cut.

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A north Idaho man will spend at least 10 years in prison after he shot a pastor in Coeur d’Alene and threw flash drives on the White House lawn.

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If you’ve been the victim of a scam through Western Union, you might be able to get some of that money back.

 

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