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Idaho revises proposed changes to field burning program

Idaho farm group representatives and public health advocates have one more negotiated rulemaking meeting to try to iron out their differences over proposed changes to the state's crop residue burning program. More

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Idaho ag welcomes Little’s run for governor

Idaho Lt. Gov. Brad Little, a rancher and farmer, has filed the paperwork necessary to run for governor. That news went over well in farm country... More

 

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Poachers kill newborn wolf pups in Idaho forest

Authorities believe poachers killed the pups sometime during the week of May 16 More

Nampa, Payette mosquitoes infected with West Nile

The infected mosquitoes in Nampa were from a trap collected Tuesday south of Lake Lowell in the Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge area. The Payette mosquitoes were collected Monday in the Little Willow area. More

Little announces bid for Idaho governor

The Republican rancher — who has served as Gov. Butch Otter’s lieutenant since 2009 — is the first official candidate in the 2018 gubernatorial race. More

UI enters agreement to manage 10,400-acre Rock Creek Ranch

University of Idaho has reached an agreement with environmental groups to manage a 10,400-acre working conservation ranch in Southcentral Idaho. More

Seed company reaches settlement with Justice Department

An Idaho-based seed company has agreed to pay a $200,000 civil penalty to resolve U.S. Justice Department allegations that its employment eligibility verification requirements discriminated against non-U.S. citizens. More

New Forest Service fire chief takes post as season heats up

Ralph Rau will oversee firefighting over 39,000 square miles in Montana, North Dakota and parts of Idaho and South Dakota. More

Idaho seed company pays $200,000 in discrimination case

A federal investigation found that the company required non-U.S. citizens to show either a permanent resident card or employment authorization card to prove they were authorized to work. U.S. citizens had been allowed to produce any type of valid documentation. More

Boise Project Board of Control irrigators will have good water year

Irrigators in Southwestern Idaho and a small part of Eastern Oregon who get their water from the Boise Project Board of Control are looking at a good water year. More

S. Idaho agribusiness success has deep roots

The Magic Valley of Southern Idaho is booming with new and expanding agribusinesses, due to a pro-business attitude and teamwork. More

$10,000 reward offered involving killing of Idaho wolf pups

The Center for Biological Diversity announced the reward Monday following the killing of the pups. More

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