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A tiny town hoping to become the first US dark sky reserve.

Tourists heading to central Idaho will be in the dark if local officials get their way.

- Stuff - NZ

Belgian and US Research Reactors to Become International Centres for R&D under IAEA Label.

The Belgian Nuclear Research Centre SCK•CEN and the US Department of Energy Idaho and Oak Ridge National Laboratories will make their research reactors, labs and education and training facilities available to scientists from other countries for training and research and development, representatives of the labs announced ...

- International Atomic Energy Agency - INT

'Sheer screaming' as a car plows into a crowd in Idaho, injuring 11.

Eleven people were taken to local hospitals after a man driving a Porsche away from Saturday morning's Cars and Coffee event at the Boise Spectrum careened into a crowd, creating … Click to Continue »

- Miami Herald - US

Boise State's football dog is a good boy who fetches the tee after kickoffs.

Is the Boise State football dog an elite quarterback? No, but he could be, if someone just gave him a chance. Boise State's dog is what's called a kickoff specialist. By that, we mean that he runs onto the field like a happy idiot and gets the tee after kickoff. SEE ALSO: 8 Dogs Who Accomplished More Than You Ever Will Take ...

- Mashable! - US

Porsche plows into spectators at Idaho car show; 11 hurt.

A sports car driver taking part in a car show on Saturday plowed into a crowd of spectators in Boise, Idaho, injuring 11

- ABC News - US

Porsche plows into spectators at Idaho car show; 11 hurt.

A sports car driver taking part in a car show on Saturday plowed into a crowd of spectators in Boise, Idaho, injuring eight.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Porsche plows into spectators at Idaho car show; 11 hurt.

BOISE, Idaho — A Porsche plowed into a crowd of spectators at a Boise, Idaho, car show, injuring 11 in a horrifying scene that saw bystanders scrambling to tend to the injured, authorities and witnesses said.

- Billings Gazette - US

Porsche plows into spectators at Idaho car show; 11 hurt.

A Porsche plowed into a crowd of spectators at a Boise, Idaho, car show, injuring 11 in a horrifying scene that saw bystanders scrambling to tend to the injured, authorities and witnesses said.

- WRAL.com - US

How Trump's Immigration Crackdown Threatens to Choke Idaho's Dairy Industry.

Hispanic workers power the state's farms. Without them, a 'Made in America' success story would collapse.

- POLITICO - US

Porsche plows into spectators at Idaho car show; 8 hurt.

A Porsche plowed into a crowd of spectators at a Boise, Idaho, car show, injuring at least eight in a horrifying scene that saw bystanders scrambling to tend to the injured, authorities and witnesses said. Police say the driver of the gray Porsche accelerated while leaving the Cars and Coffee event,...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Idaho wants to create a 1,400-square-mile reserve for the stars.

Idaho is moving forward with plans to establish the first International Dark Sky Reserve in the United States, a designation for a location so remote from light pollution that you can even see the "interstellar dust clouds" of the Milky Way in the night sky, The Associated Press reports. Proponents of the reserve plan to ...

- The Week - US

Idaho tries for first dark sky preserve in US

Idaho is looking to create the first International Dark Sky Reserve in the United States. Local and official leaders are working to designate 1400 square miles in the center of the state as a reserve.         

- USA TODAY - US

Stargazers eye the nation's first dark sky reserve in Idaho

BOISE, Idaho — Tourists heading to central Idaho will be in the dark if local officials get their way.

- Billings Gazette - US

Stargazers eye the nation's first dark sky reserve in Idaho

Tourists heading to central Idaho will be in the dark if local officials get their way.

- PhysOrg - NL

Cost of fighting U.S. wildfires topped $2 billion in 2017

SALMON, Idaho - The costs of fighting U.S. wildfires topped $2 billion in 2017, breaking records and underscoring the need to address a U.S. Forest Service budget that mostly goes to fires, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Thursday.

- Reuters - US

Midday open thread: Cramped seats makes flying dangerous; tribes want Yellowstone name changes

Today's comic by Matt Bors is Hurricane deals! • If he serves out his full term, Donald Trump has 1,224 days left in the White House. • xAERIAL FOOTAGE: @WeatherNation shot this video from a helicopter today of damage in the #FloridaKeys. FULL VIDEO: https://t.co/SLIcqtr2rm pic.twitter.com/lUMXbunfGC— WeatherNation ...

- Daily Kos - US

One killed, 3 injured in Washington state high school shooting

Worried parents rushed to the school in the town of about 500 people near the Idaho border, about 25 miles southeast of Spokane.

- The Hindu - IN

Shuttered Facebook group that organized anti-Clinton, anti-immigrant rallies across Texas was linked to Russia

Screenshot/FacebookA Russia-linked Facebook group attempted to organize a series of anti-immigrant, anti-Hillary Clinton rallies across Texas last November, three days before the election and months after Russian operatives used the social-media platform to organize an anti-refugee resettlement protest in rural Idaho. The ...

- Business Insider - US

Shuttered Facebook group linked to Russia organized anti-immigrant rallies across Texas

Screenshot/FacebookA Russia-linked Facebook group attempted to organize a series of anti-immigrant, anti-Hillary Clinton rallies across Texas last November, three days before the election and months after Russian operatives used the social-media platform to organize an anti-refugee resettlement protest in rural Idaho. The ...

- Business Insider - US

Fire on the Mountain: 2 Forests Offer Clues to Yellowstone’s Fate in a Warming World

Increasingly frequent wildfires fed by a warming climate could turn the park’s dense forests into sparser woodlands.

- New York Times - US

Frugal Traveler: In Washington and Idaho, Fishing and Feasts

A fishing expedition was part of a cheap getaway that centered around the states’ spectacular natural beauty — with some quality food in the mix.

- New York Times - US

Idaho pays feds $3.5 million to settle FCC broadband claims

- Education Week - US

Idaho repays feds $3.5 to settle FCC school broadband claims

- Education Week - US

New York Times: Purged Facebook page tied to the Kremlin spread anti-immigrant bile

The notice went out on Facebook last year, calling citizens of Twin Falls, Idaho, to an urgent meeting about the “huge upsurge of violence toward American citizens” by Muslim refugees who had settled there. The post New York Times: Purged Facebook page tied to the Kremlin spread anti-immigrant bile appeared first ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Daily Beast: Russia Organized Protests, Rallies Via Facebook

Russian operatives used Facebook's event-management tool to remotely organize and promote political protests in the United States – including an August 2016 anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim rally in Idaho, The Daily Beast reported.

- Newsmax - US

Japan lifts import ban on Idaho spuds for first time in 11 years

The Japanese government lifted on Tuesday an import ban on potatoes grown in Idaho, the largest U.S. potato producer, for the first time in 11 ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Wildfires continue to wreak havoc across the West

Despite record-breaking rain and snowfall across the West in 2017, this year's fire season has been unforgiving. Billows of thick black smoke and red-hot flames have consumed hundreds of thousands of acres in Montana, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, California and Utah. More than 24,000 firefighters...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Native American groups call Utah town's battle re-enactment ignorant, racist - East Idaho News

By: Lauren Steinbrecher, KSTU The Wellsville Founders' Day Parade and Sham Battle celebrates what locals consider the history of the founding of the Cache Valley town. While people in town would say the battle portrays how pioneer settlers persevered against Native … Continue reading → The post Native American ...

- worldwide hippies - US

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