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Federal Officials Outline New Plan To Lower Wildfire Risk
New strategy would also make use of technological advances, like remote sensing, fire simulation tools and mapping technologies.

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US pledges to work more closely with states vs. wildfires
US pledges to work more closely with states vs. wildfires
The Trump administration is pledging to work more closely with state and local officials to prevent wildfires and fight those choking California and other western states
Sisters nurture legacy at family orchard
Sisters nurture legacy at family orchard
The first fruit trees were planted in 1906 by the current owners’ great grandfather, who came to the area from Pennsylvania.
Idaho dairy research center gains traction
Idaho dairy research center gains traction
The University of Idaho is in negotiations to purchase property for building a world-class dairy research farm in south-central Idaho.
Idaho’s sizable corn crop fares mostly well
Idaho’s sizable corn crop fares mostly well
Pollinating conditions not always ideal
Governors say ban on land deals could hurt beleaguered bird
BLM announced on July 24 that it would no longer use mandatory off-site compensatory mitigation on most federal land.
Final plan for central Idaho wilderness area approved
The legislation approving the wilderness areas allows continued livestock grazing where it existed before the wilderness designation.
Consumer prices up 2.9 pct, leaving Americans worse off
During the past year, higher prices for oil, gasoline and transportation have caused the inflation rate to jump.
UI to host annual Fruit Field Day, research tours
UI to host annual Fruit Field Day, research tours
Participants can tour the university’s comprehensive project sites focused on apple irrigation, fruit nutrition, chemical thinning and pesticide use.
Idaho sends curtailment orders to groundwater users
Idaho sends curtailment orders to groundwater users
Some filed for variances, extensions
Idaho wildfire threatens historic gold mines, fire lookouts
The area includes the historic Rabbitfoot Mine, near where the fire started with a lightning strike on Aug. 2.

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