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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.

U.S. rejects request for information on Idaho wolf attacks

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 2:37 p.m.

The U.S. government says it doesn’t have to release information to an environmental group concerning investigations into livestock deaths in Idaho that can result in wolves being killed for preying on cattle and sheep.

Crashes in Idaho have killed 93 people since Memorial Day

There have been 93 deaths on Idaho roads since Memorial Day, surpassing the 91 that occurred last year during the same timeframe, said Bill Kotowski, public information officer for the Idaho Transportation Department.