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Staben: Athletics will operate at deficit

University of Idaho President Chuck Staben said during a UI faculty meeting Wednesday the Athletics Department will continue to operate at a deficit this year.

Idaho coalition to fight ‘historical horse racing’

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 12:19 p.m.

An Idaho group made up of state and local political leaders have launched a statewide effort to oppose a ballot initiative seeking to legalize so-called “historical horse racing.”

New era for nonprofit Bogus Basin includes snowmaking, summer activities - and sustainability

When Chris Bromley started skiing at Bogus Basin, he couldn’t understand why the resort didn’t do more snowmaking. Bromley knocked on Brad Wilson’s office door with an idea three years ago, and today, Bogus is constructing a 50-foot-deep pond to hold the 13 million gallons of water that will run into a newly approved snow-making system.

How can we get uranium from seawater? One Idaho scientist has an idea: altered yarn

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 3, 2018, 5:56 p.m.

Chen Wai is president of LCW Supercritical Technologies, a company based in Moscow, which develops green technologies for environmental and materials research. Together with researchers at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Sequim, Washington, they have created a technology that is capable of filtering uranium and other heavy metals from the open ocean.

States slash steelhead bag limits

Responding to poor steelhead numbers, Idaho, Washington and Oregon have slashed daily bag limits on the Snake River and its tributaries.

Transmission line may threaten historic Oregon Trail

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 2, 2018, 9:21 p.m.

Construction of the Boardman to Hemingway (B2H) electric transmission line might do what Father Time’s corrosive hand has not – destroy the last remaining remnants of the Oregon Trail in Union County.

Busy mom of four chalks up eighth Pocatello Marathon victory

The 19th annual Pocatello Marathon was held Saturday morning, and for the eighth time in her 10 years of running the 26-mile race, Penny Parrish of Pocatello finished first among female competitors with a time of 2:59:10.

UI study shows health, reaction-time declines in firefighters

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 3, 2018, 6:32 p.m.

An online survey that drew some 400 firefighters mostly identified mental and physical fatigue as the primary cause of injuries to firefighters who are often confronted with a changing, dangerous environment.