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More Than 803,000 Visit Yellowstone Park in June
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Visitation to Yellowstone National Park during June is down 4.8 percent from a year ago but is still the second-busiest June on record in the nation's first national park.
US Judge Orders Documents Sealed in Case Against FBI Agent
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge says government documents from a case against an FBI agent will remain sealed to protect the identities of other law enforcement
Magic Valley Judge Exonerated from Leniency Complaints in Assault Case
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The panel that disciplines judges in Idaho has exonerated a southern Idaho judge who sentenced a teen to probation for assaulting a football teammate in a controversial case earlier this year.
Ketchum Bans Gas Stations on Main Street
KETCHUM, Idaho (AP) — Officials in the central Idaho tourist town of Ketchum have passed an ordinance banning gas stations on Main Street.
Power Restored in Lincoln, Montana after Earthquake
LINCOLN, Mont. (AP) — Authorities say power has been restored to Lincoln, Montana, after an outage caused by a magnitude 5.8 earthquake early Thursday.
Idaho Area Reopened after Black Bear Attack
SANDPOINT, Idaho (AP) — Officials late Wednesday morning reopened a popular hiking area in northern Idaho where a black bear with a cub attacked a 60-year-old woman and her two dogs.
Jerome Sheriff’s Lieutenant Accused of Taking Drug Buy Money
JEROME, Idaho (AP) — A former lieutenant with the Jerome County Sheriff's Office is being accused of taking money intended for undercover drug buys and is facing a felony charge.
Groups Challenge US Plan to Lift Grizzly Bear Protections
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — At least three different legal challenges launched Friday against the U.S. government's decision to lift protections for grizzly bears in the Yellowstone National Park area that have been in place for more than 40 years.
Harsh Winter Took Heavy Toll on Wildlife Across Western US
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wildlife managers in seven states in the western U.S. report this past winter was rough on wildlife.
Lightning Storm Ignites Multiple Wildfires in Idaho
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management says a lightning storm ignited multiple fires in Southwest Idaho.
Jerome County Jail Looking to Finalize Contract with ICE
JEROME, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho county is looking to generated additional money by renting out beds for Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees.
Meridian Police: Girl Run Over by Parade Float has Minor Injuries
MERIDIAN, Idaho (AP) — Police in southwestern Idaho say a girl escaped serious injuries after she was run over by a parade float.