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Up to 600 waterfowl die in western Idaho from avian cholera.

An estimated 500 to 600 ducks and geese have died due to avian cholera in western Idaho.

- PhysOrg - NL

Meet the chap open-sourcing US govt code – Paul, an ex-Microsoft anti-piracy engineer.

Starting with literally piles of crap Interview In the months ahead, Idaho National Laboratory aims to open-source software for analyzing the quality of cow manure.…

- TheRegister - UK

In latest skirmish of western land wars, Congress supports mining and ranching.

Sheep move through public lands near Shoshone, Idaho BLM/Flickr, CC BYRepublicans in Congress are enthusiastically using the Congressional Review Act to overturn regulations finalized during the last weeks of the Obama administration. One measure on their list is the Bureau of Land Management's new Planning 2.0 rule, which ...

- The Conversation - UK

Four people found dead at home in Preston, Idaho.

Andrew V. PestanoFeb. 20 -- Authorities in Preston, Idaho, found four people dead inside of a home from apparent gunshot wounds, Preston Police Chief Ken Geddes said.

- UPI - US

4 dead in Idaho mass shooting.

Four people were found dead late Sunday afternoon from apparent gunshot wounds in Preston, Idaho, according to local media reports. However, the victims' identities and other information regarding their deaths were shrouded in mystery in a state that is not especially known for such violent crimes. ...

- The Raw Story - US

States' rights stop at Idaho's borders when it comes to demon weed, says Republican governor.

It's not like Idaho's Republican Gov. Butch Otter has things to do, like figuring out how to get health care to 78,000 people in the Medicaid gap. Idaho didn't accept Medicaid expansion because Otter was trying to keep the jack-booted foot of the federal government off of the throat of the state. But now that the jack-boot ...

- Daily Kos - US

Joey the pet squirrel foils Idaho house burglary.

A pet squirrel named Joey prevented a burglary attempt in Idaho last week by scratching the teen suspect when he tried to break into a gun safe, police said. The unidentified teenager told officers that the squirrel's attack “scared him, obviously, because he wasn't expecting to have, you know, a squirrel come flying ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Pastor Abedini sentenced for violating restraining order.

An Iranian-American pastor freed last year from an prison in Iran is facing jail time and community service in Idaho after pleading guilty to violating a restraining order his estranged wife filed against him.

- FOX News - US

Fossils show quick rebound of life after ancient mass extinction.

Fossils including sharks, sea reptiles and squid-like creatures dug up in Idaho reveal a marine ecosystem thriving relatively soon after Earth's worst mass extinction, contradicting the long-held notion life was slow to recover from the calamity. Scientists on Wednesday described the surprising fossil discovery showing ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Fossils show quick rebound of life after ancient mass extinction.

WASHINGTON - Fossils including sharks, sea reptiles and squid-like creatures dug up in Idaho reveal a marine ecosystem thriving relatively soon after Earth's worst mass extinction, contradicting the long-held notion life was slow to recover from the calamity.

- Reuters - US

Two-state two-step.

CREDIT: AP Photo/Evan VucciDuring a press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, President Trump declined to express support for a two-state solution in Israel, abruptly moving away from decades of U.S. foreign policy and potentially sending the region into turmoil. Trump also passed on an opportunity to condemn ...

- ThinkProgress - US

Fossils show quick rebound of life after ancient mass extinction

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON - Fossils including sharks, sea reptiles and squid-like creatures dug up in Idaho reveal a marine ecosystem thriving relatively soon after Earth's worst mass extinction, contradicting the long-held notion life was slow to recover from the calamity. Scientists on Wednesday described the surprising ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Idaho House panel OKs new science standards

- Education Week - US

Idaho lawmakers vote to remove climate information from science curriculum

New K-12 science standards don't include references to climate change.A wildfire burns in Idaho. CREDIT: AP Photo/Rebecca BooneLast week, the Idaho House Education Committee voted to approve new statewide science standards for K-12 education for the first time since 2001. Missing from the standards, however, is any mention ...

- ThinkProgress - US

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