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BC mining company to write its own environmental report in U.S.

New documents reveal that the Trump administration has let a mining company take on a major role in writing the environmental report that is key to getting its Idaho gold mine project government approval.

Idaho lawmakers OK funds for state police hemp-testing equipment

Idaho State Police may get the funding to purchase equipment that would allow investigators to distinguish hemp from marijuana after a high-profile case in the state grabbed headlines and prompted a federal lawsuit.

Idaho mountain lion with strange deformity baffles biologists

Weston - A mountain lion with a highly unusual deformity has officials at Idaho's Department of Fish and Game quite baffled. The big cat had been legally culled, and when it was presented, officials could see visible teeth sprouting out of its forehead.

Conservationists applaud as Idaho halts controversial wolf kill

Idaho wolf conservationists are happy, and for good reason. The state has notified federal land managers that it will not reinstate a controversial program to kill wolves in a national wilderness area.

Op-Ed: Idaho's wolf-killing board spending $4,600 per wolf

Boise - Idaho's new Wolf Depredation Control Board reported to the state's lawmakers today that they have killed 31 wolves, all suspected of being livestock killers, since the board was formed July 1, 2014.

Op-Ed: Controversial wolf hunt approved in Idaho

Salmon - In a move steeped in controversy, the Bureau of Land Management on Thursday approved a recreation permit allowing for a hunting contest, open to children and adults alike, to take place on public lands in Idaho.

Op-Ed: Idaho wolf/coyote killing derby wants double the area for hunt

Salmon - Salmon, Idaho may be a small town by anyone's standards, with a little over 3,000 people, but they have big ideas. Located in the middle of the state along the banks of the Salmon River, it is famous for fishing, rafting, and now, wolf hunting.

Yellowstone seeks to kill at least 900 buffalo this winter

Yellowstone National Park has plans in the works to reduce its' buffalo population by up to 900 animals, one-fifth of the park's herd, by killing off those that stray outside the park this winter.

TopFinds: Georgia frozen after ice storm, Idaho goes after elk

Our Digital Journalist in Georgia tracks the state's recovery from a paralyzing ice storm. Idaho ranchers are encouraged to kill elk, but why? What you need to know about the $37,995 bathtub. Learn more in this week's TopFinds.

Idaho game management killing elk after killing wolves

Boise - Ranchers in Idaho are asking the state government to help eliminate some of the state's elk population. The state is halfway through the wolf season, which was said to have been introduced to stop the wolves from attacking elk.

FBI confirms elite team rescued abducted teen in Idaho

Boise - Hannah Anderson, the 16 year-old California teen who was abducted and the subject of a massive manhunt was rescued by the FBI's Hostage Rescue Team who gunned down her abductor at a remote campsite in Idaho.

Transgender woman banned from grocery store over bathroom use

A transgender woman has been cited for trespassing and banned from an Idaho grocery store for a year after using the woman's bathroom, police said on Friday.

Idaho passes bill limiting use of drones

The state of Idaho has passed legislation that would limit the use of drones by police, and other public agencies. The bill was signed and approved into legislation by the states Republican governor, Butch Otter.

Inmates file suit, blame alcohol for their crimes

Boise - Five Idaho inmates have filed a lawsuit against eight beer, wine and liquor companies claiming alcohol is responsible for them being sent to prison.

Idaho vice principal faces sex charges

A vice principal at a school in south-central Idaho has been taken into custody on suspicion of sexually abusing a minor.

Idaho woman rescued after going 'sleep swimming'

Burley - An Idaho woman has been safely rescued after having gone for an early-morning swim during a sleep walking episode. Reportedly, this is not the first time she's gone "sleep swimming".

Video of small plane crash by passengers

Stanley - Four men were involved in a plane crash near Stanley, Idaho and were able to get the crash on video. The four men survived the crash.

Op-Ed: Summer heat sends Baker City residents swimming Special

Baker City - With hot temperatures on the rise in Baker City, Oregon, I see local residents jumping into the Powder River with rubber inner tubes, dogs, friends or relatives to find some cool relief.

Man bitten by rattlesnake at Idaho Wal-Mart

Lewiston - A man was enjoying his routine shopping at Wal-Mart when he had an unexpected encounter with a reptile that gave him a nightmare he won't soon forget.

Op-Ed: Energy Out West 2012 — Energy efficiency conference extravaganza Special

Boise - Energy Out West is the biennial energy efficiency conference held to promote energy efficiency. If it has something to do with making green homes a reality, or just less expensive to heat & cool, it was at this conference.

Op-Ed: News producer drops two F-bombs during live broadcast

Boise - Most news presenters have to keep their cool when problems occur in the studio. Not producers though, who can take a page out of this guy's book. When things don't go as expected, he decides to drop not one, but two F-bombs!

Op-Ed: Idaho as a wine destination

Boise - The Rocky Mountain state of Idaho was the first undiscovered wine country of the Pacific Northwest, the new frontier of wineries. But it wasn't until recently that Idaho became a notable wine destination that is giving California a run for its money.

Man charged with attempting to assassinate President Obama

Pittsburgh - An Idaho Falls man is under arrest, accused of firing an assault rifle at the White House, cracking a window. Prosecutors reveal that he has called Obama “the devil” and the "anti-Christ" also saying he needed to kill the President.

Op-Ed: Attorney for the Damned is damned - 50 years for Edgar Steele

On November 9, former Idaho attorney Edgar Steele was sentenced to 50 years imprisonment; his co-defendant will be released next year.

Woman banned from every WalMart in America for life

Boise - Extreme couponing appears to be a growing trend and in the current state of our nation's economy, who can blame coupon lovers for wanting to save money? Apparently WalMart can.

Putting the 'dem' in pandemic: Anti-union budget battles spread

The fleeing method used by Wisconsin democratic lawmakers to prevent quorum has now been imitated by Indiana. As many state require drastic budget changes, similar techniques by the opposition threaten to become a trend.

Senior citizen pleads guilty to ketchup attack on library books

Boise - An Idaho woman who launched a series of attacks with ketchup and other condiments against a drive-up book drop at an Idaho library pleaded guilty to the charges.

Ku Klux Klan snowman angers Idaho community

Hayden - An Idaho man, Mark Eliseuson, a self-described white separatist, begin his holiday season by spreading hate, not joy, when he built an over-sized snowman in his yard complete with white KKK hood, dark eyes and a hangman's noose.

Man allegedly poses as female plastic surgeon to give 'breast exams'

Boise - Police arrested a man who allegedly posed as a female medical doctor after he convinced at least two women at local bars that he was a plastic surgeon. Police say he then fondled their breasts under the guise of what they believed to be a medical exam.

Man convinces moms to molest their kids, let him view sex acts

Redford - Cops say a Michigan man manipulated women in three states to molest their own children and let him view by webcam or photographs the women took of the sex acts.
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Image of the Snake River
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Boise  Idaho looking north from 8th/Broad St intersection in August 2013.
Boise, Idaho looking north from 8th/Broad St intersection in August 2013.
The Idaho wine industry has been a steadily growing community for the last 30 years with remarkable ...
The Idaho wine industry has been a steadily growing community for the last 30 years with remarkable growth in the past decade. With 11 wineries in 2002, Idaho is now home to over 40, with 1,600 acres of grapes planted.
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Woodland caribou in the Southern Selkirk Mountains of Idaho. Photo by Steve Forrest  taken on Octobe...
Woodland caribou in the Southern Selkirk Mountains of Idaho. Photo by Steve Forrest, taken on October 22, 2007.
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Unintended cattle losses by rank.
Data from NASS  2011
Unintended cattle losses by rank. Data from NASS, 2011
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Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial, Boise, Idaho
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Gray wolf howling.
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Wheat harvest on the Palouse, Idaho, USA.
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The first escapee being chased by Pocatello, Idaho police officer before being shot.
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The Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness.
The Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness.
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The Yellow Pine Pit open-pit gold mine in the Stibnite Mining District in central Idaho is one of tw...
The Yellow Pine Pit open-pit gold mine in the Stibnite Mining District in central Idaho is one of two open pit mines Midas Gold plansd to start mininf again.
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