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Idaho wants to manage federal land

BOISE — Idaho’s rural counties want Washington, D.C., to let the state manage federal land as a way to boost their finances amid threats to a program that has propped up local budgets for nearly a decade.

But to some environmental groups and others, the plan smacks of previous efforts by Idaho to take over public land from the federal government that failed. Full story.

Good idea or bad idea?

Huckleberries Online

D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.