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Post Falls railroad crossing upgraded following fatal wreck

A railroad crossing in a northern Idaho city has been upgraded with additional safety features nearly a year after a wreck between a car and train caused the death of a 15-year-old girl. The Coeur d’Alene Press reports the Union ...

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Montana recommends against Yellowstone grizzly hunt in 2018

A grizzly bear at Yellowstone National Park. File photo

Montana wildlife officials are recommending against holding a grizzly bear hunt in 2018 after the animals lost their federal protections across a three-state region around Yellowstone National Park. Fish, Wildlife and Parks Director Martha Williams said Feb. 8 the state ...

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Court: Idaho nuclear waste documents won’t be made public

James A. McClure federal building and United States courthouse in Boise. Photo by Glenn Landberg

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, a federal court has ruled. The ruling was a major setback to a ...

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