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Researchers detect warming trend in northern Idaho streams

Warmer water temperatures being recorded in northern Idaho streams and rivers are creating unhealthy conditions for trout, especially the region’s Westslope cutthroat population, Idaho environmental officials said. A recent analysis by the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality shows that nearly ...

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DOE: Budget cuts may cause INL work delays

Cleanup of radioactive waste at nuclear sites across the country — including one in Washington state where waste tanks may be leaking 1,000 gallons per year — would be delayed under automatic spending cuts set to take effect Friday. Energy ...

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Otter makes pitch for state control of public land

Idaho’s governor told congressional lawmakers he believes the state could do a better job of managing public lands, making forests healthier and potentially reducing the size, scope and intensity of wildfires. Republican Gov. C.L. “Butch” was among several to testify ...

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Emmett mill closes despite good timber outlook (access required)

The Emmett sawmill has closed its doors – again – a year after filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy to reorganize. Emerald Forest Products owner Dick Vinson said his efforts to restore the mill were over, but he was confident he could ...

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Lucky Friday mine reopens in northern Idaho

The Lucky Friday Mine in northern Idaho has reopened after three accidents that killed two miners and injured seven others prompted a yearlong closure. Officials with Hecla Mining Company announced Feb. 19 that rehabilitation work on the Silver Shaft at ...

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Chilly January still affecting produce prices (access required)

The extended cold snap that made January one of the coldest months on record in Boise may have passed, but consumers and other produce buyers are still feeling the effects of the chill in their local markets. Starting in mid-January, ...

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Environmental groups to sue over caribou habitat

Environmental groups will sue the federal government over its decision to cut more than 90 percent of the land originally proposed as critical habitat for the last mountain caribou herd in the Lower 48 states. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife ...

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