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Brazilian Meatpacker Sells US Cattle Feedlot Operations
A Brazilian meatpacking company that has property in south-central Idaho has sold its U.S.-based Five Rivers Cattle Feeding operation as part of a $1.8 billion divestment of assets.
Yellowstone Bison Slaughter Protester Pleads Guilty
A man who chained himself to a concrete-filled barrel in an effort to prevent trucks from hauling Yellowstone National Park bison to slaughter has pleaded guilty.
Bill Repealing 2016 Non-compete Law Heads to Governor’s Desk
A proposal reversing a contentious 2016 law that made it easier for Idaho employers to sue former employees over non-compete agreements is headed to the governor's desk for consideration.
Idaho Lawmakers OK Adult Scholarship Bill
A proposal that would funnel a portion of Idaho's scholarship fund to help adults finish their undergraduate degrees is headed to the governor's desk for consideration.
BLM Postpones Meeting on Wild Horses Over Notice Dispute
The federal Bureau of Land Management is postponing an advisory panel's scheduled March 27-28 meeting to make recommendations on wild horses and burros because of a dispute over public notice.
Potential Eruptions at Yellowstone Geyser, World’s Largest
Yellowstone National Park has reported a series of potential eruptions from the world's largest active geyser for the first time since 2014.
Idaho Lawmakers OK Bill Updating School Threat Penalties
Legislation cracking down on people who make threats against schools is now headed to the Idaho governor's desk.
Idaho Public Schools Budget Headed to Governor’s Desk
Idaho's public schools funding proposal for fiscal year 2019 — the largest share of the state's budget — is headed to Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter's desk for consideration.
Lawmaker Panel Says Idaho Should Cover Ranchers’ Legal Fees
Idaho should reimburse two ranchers for legal costs they spent fighting the federal government for rights to streams and other water bodies that livestock rely on when grazing on federally managed land, a panel of state lawmakers said Thursday.
Board: Keep Idaho’s Reading Test Statewide
The Idaho State Board of Education has come out against a legislative proposal seeking to revise the state's 20-year-old reading test for young students.
Democratic Governor Candidates Begin Collecting Endorsements
A string of high-profile endorsements inside Idaho's Democratic gubernatorial race has highlighted the growing differences between the top two candidates vying to become the state's Democratic nominee.
Deal Reached to Fix Unintended Tax Break for Certain Farmers
Congressional committees and farm groups have crafted language to fix a provision in the federal tax overhaul that gave an unintended tax advantage to farmers who sell their crops to cooperatives instead of other buyers.