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Eye On Boise archive for Dec. 9, 2016

FRIDAY, DEC. 9, 2016

From left, Betsy Russell, Jim Weatherby, Keith Ridler and co-host Aaron Kunz on Friday's "Idaho Reports" on Idaho Public TV (Idaho Public Television / Seth Ogilvie)

The week that was...

Tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television includes an update on the events of the week, and a report from co-host Aaron Kunz on the environmental impact process for 14 federal dams in the Columbia Basin, including comments from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, the...

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FILE - Scenic vistas of the Scotchman Peaks wilderness study area are hard to find. Middle Mountain and Sawtooth Mountain appear through a break in the trees around the small town of Heron. (Rob Chaney / Courtesy)

Risch introduces Scotchman Peaks wilderness bill

U.S. Sen. Jim Risch introduced legislation Thursday to protect the Idaho portion of the craggy, scenic Scotchman Peaks as a federal wilderness area. The action follows a decade of grassroots efforts to gain wilderness status for the peaks northeast of Lake Pend Oreille, writes S-R...

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