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Eye On Boise archive for July 3, 2017

MONDAY, JULY 3, 2017





In this May 20, 2012, file photo, the annular solar eclipse is seen as the sun sets behind the Rocky Mountains from downtown Denver. Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to visit eastern Idaho for the solar eclipse on Aug. 21, and that could have a significant impact on the state’s highway system. (David Zalubowski / AP)

August total eclipse expected to draw big crowds to Idaho

Idaho is bracing for an influx of tourists from around the world on Aug. 21, all bent on viewing a singular event: the first coast-to-coast total eclipse of the sun in the United States since 1918. Hotels, vacation rentals and even campgrounds along the “path of totality” have been booked for months – in some cases, for years...

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Bill in Congress seeks to block breaching of Snake River dams

A bipartisan bill has been introduced in Congress that seeks to prevent the breaching of the four Snake River dams in eastern Washington state. The bill would keep in place the Federal Columbia River Biological Opinion until 2022. That's a plan created by a collaboration of federal agencies, states and tribes to protect migrating salmon...

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