U.S. officials plan to drill a well at a federal nuclear site in eastern Idaho early next year to remove hazardous waste from a Lake Erie-sized aquifer that supplies water to cities and farms in the region.
Yellowstone National Park officials said in a 2018 briefing paper that they were ordered by then -Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to manage the park’s bison “more actively like cattle on a ranch.”
Gov. Jay Inslee has directed the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission to draft new rules governing the killing of wolves involved in conflicts with livestock, a move winning praise from conservation groups.
A man who authorities say was possibly attacked by a bison in Utah has died. Investigators believe 55-year-old Larry M. Adams was jogging on Antelope Island just outside Salt Lake City when he had a suspected encounter with a bison.
A commercial airline based in Las Vegas has announced new flights from the Boise Airport in Idaho to different locations in California, the first such announcement since the coronavirus pandemic began in March.
The federal government has admitted negligence and agreed to pay an Idaho family nearly $40,000 to resolve a lawsuit after an M-44 “cyanide bomb” placed near the family’s home exploded, killing the family’s dog and spewing poison on a 14-year-old boy.