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U.S. Fish & Wildlife

It’s common for western states to lethally control wolves when they eat livestock, but Idaho is the only state that’s actively killing the carnivores for wildlife management.

Idaho National Laboratory

The federal government is looking into keeping a treatment facility for nuclear waste in eastern Idaho online longer than previously expected.

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Those early March snowstorms did a lot to keep Idaho mountains blanketed, helping to make up the difference for low snow levels earlier this year. According to Ron Abramovich with the Natural Resources Conservation Service, Idaho farmers are in good shape.

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Right now, Idaho homeowners who install rooftop solar panels receive credits for any extra energy they generate. But Idaho Power is looking to change that system, setting up a fight between the company and solar power advocates.

Karen A. Demsey

The Snake River Canyon is an iconic landscape -- especially for people who live in central Idaho. And one of our listeners from Twin Falls was curious to know more about how it was formed.

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Idaho’s largest aquifer has surpassed its goal when it comes to recharging the water that goes into it this season.

Idaho officials don't have to destroy information right away that came from tracking collars placed on wolves and elk by a helicopter crew that landed illegally in a wilderness area where engines are prohibited.

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Tuesday, President Trump unveiled his long-awaited $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan. But in order to streamline these projects, the administration is proposing changes to the way they are reviewed for environmental impact.

The National Environmental Policy Act was enacted in 1970. Called NEPA for short, the law was created after the construction of the Interstate Highways System damaged delicate ecosystems around the country.


The last time we checked in with Boise filmmaker Matthew Podolsky in July, he said time was running out for the vaquita.

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While bird activity has abated thanks to the recent warm weather, countless crows continue to spend the winter in Nampa.  The migratory birds seasonally mass in the city much to the chagrin of residents and business owners.

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U.S. officials don't have to provide details about proposed shipments of extremely radioactive spent commercial nuclear fuel to the country's top government nuclear research laboratory in Idaho, according to a federal court judge.

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Mountain lions in the Wood River Valley have forced wildlife managers to make some hard choices this winter.

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After last year’s historic flooding in the Wood River Valley, Blaine County Commissioners are weighing plans to alter the river and restore it to a more natural state.

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The Treasure Valley’s verdant tree canopy gives the capital city more than just its nickname. According to a new report by the Treasure Valley Canopy Network, trees are one of our best tools in fighting back against climate change locally.

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The Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area is kicking off its 25th anniversary Thursday. The area protects raptors and other species near Boise.