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Bull trout lawsuit targets Payette National Forest roads
A lawsuit filed by WildEarth Guardians in Idaho seeks to force the U.S. Forest Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to complete an analysis that could result in restrictions on roads and motorized trails.

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East Idaho city hosts celebration of the russet
East Idaho city hosts celebration of the russet
The City of Shelley has hosted a celebration of the staple of its economy — the russet potato — for the past 88 years.
Water Board approves six ESPA recharge studies
Water Board approves six ESPA recharge studies
The Idaho Department of Water Resources has approved six projects, including five in the Snake River Plain's upper valley, to study potential new sites for conducting managed aquifer recharge.
S. Idaho economic development chief resigns
S. Idaho economic development chief resigns
Personal reasons have led Jeff Hough to resign his position as executive director of SIEDO.
Ocean conditions portend uncertain winter weather across West
Weather forecasters are backing off their prediction of a La Nina, which would favor cooler storms aimed at the Pacific Northwest. Instead, neutral oceanic conditions portend uncertainty in terms of weather throughout the West in the months ahead.
Costa Rican farmers ‘amazed’ with Idaho dry bean seed industry
Costa Rican farmers ‘amazed’ with Idaho dry bean seed industry
Four dry bean industry representatives from Costa Rica toured southern Idaho Sept. Sept. 14-15 and said they were amazed at the state's bean seed certification program.
Idaho cropland rent increased in 2016, bucking national trend
Idaho cropland rent increased in 2016, bucking national trend
Despite declining in neighboring states and around the country, cropland rental expenses in Idaho increased 6 percent in 2016, according to USDA data.
Idaho bolsters aquifer monitoring efforts
Idaho bolsters aquifer monitoring efforts
The Idaho Department of Water Resources is taking steps to improve its ability to assess groundwater levels in the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer, including in surrounding tributary basins.
ISDA to collect unwanted pesticides
The Idaho State Department of Agriculture has scheduled pesticide disposal dates in Twin Falls, Gooding and Nampa.
Corn maze allows people inside Jimmy Fallon’s head
Corn maze allows people inside Jimmy Fallon’s head
A Meridian, Idaho, farmer known for his unique and clever corn maze designs has chosen the image of comedian Jimmy Fallon this year, while Star Trek and themes supporting police officers are popular corn maze designs around the nation this year.
New UI economist hits the ground running
New UI economist hits the ground running
The University of Idaho's new dairy and livestock economist already has a number of studies planned to assist producers. But first, he's out meeting the producers he'll serve.

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