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Mustang advocates say panel is hostile to cause

Wild horse protection advocates are accusing the federal Bureau of Land Management of stacking a public advisory board with friends of cattle ranchers at the expense of mustangs, and warning that the panel is increasingly sympathetic to the idea of ...

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Idaho, Wash. forests receive restoration money

Two national forests in Idaho and Washington state could receive more than $90 million over the next 10 years as part of a forest restoration plan intended to boost timber production and create jobs while making forests healthier and less ...

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Micron announces memorial service in Boise for Appleton

Micron Technologies Inc. has scheduled a public memorial service for its former CEO and Chairman Steve Appleton, who was killed last week in a plane crash in Boise. The memorial service is scheduled Feb. 23 at Taco Bell Arena on ...

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Large restoration project set for Silver Creek in central Idaho

The Nature Conservancy has entered into an agreement with a central Idaho rancher to restore a large pond that feeds into Silver Creek, a nationally renowned fly-fishing destination. Spokesman Matt Miller said the restoration will remove sediment from Kilpatrick Pond ...

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N. Idaho communities may lose Forest Service jobs when headquarters move

A plan by the U.S. Forest Service to relocate the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest supervisor’s offices away from Grangeville and Orofino will hurt those communities, Idaho and Clearwater county officials say. The Forest Service announced the week of Jan. 30 ...

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Areva could begin work on Eagle Rock plant in 2013

Officials for the French nuclear power company Areva now looking to 2013 to begin construction on a $3 billion uranium enrichment plant near Idaho Falls. Areva had hoped to begin construction on the Eagle Rock Enrichment Facility this year, but ...

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