A relatively new $13.5 million hatchery intended to save Snake River sockeye salmon from extinction is instead killing thousands of fish before they ever get to the ocean, and fisheries biologists in Idaho think they know why.
Idaho and the Palouse face a host of climate issues both today and in the future. The question, said Kate Gordon, senior adviser at the Paulson Institute, is whether Idaho will capture the economic opportunities the changing climate brings its way.
Federal officials said they don’t have to provide an Idaho environmental law firm with documents possibly outlining legal justifications for President Donald Trump to shrink national monuments because they’re protected communications.
For many of the fans of the Whitworth Pirates, the home game with the Willamette Bearcats Saturday was Senior Day. For St. Vinny’s director Jeff Conroy of Coeur d’Alene and his wife, Jeannette, it was a chance to see their nephew play for the last time. Tanner Conroy is the starting left tackle for Whitworth.
Federal officials have restarted an eastern Idaho nuclear fuel testing facility amid efforts to boost the nation’s nuclear power generating capacity and possibly reduce concerns about nuclear power safety.