Judge Restores Endangered Species Act Protections For Yellowstone Grizzlies

A federal judge has restored Endangered Species Act protections for grizzly bears living around Yellowstone National Park. In his ruling , U.S. district court judge Dana Christensen said the federal government didn’t use the best available science when it removed the bears from the threatened species list last year.

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August in Idaho means the last month of summer vacation, county fairs, camping and … oh yeah, wildfires. Here's just a few of the wildfire stories Boise State Public Radio covered this month.

Bureau of Land Management

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has released more details about his plan to reorganize the Department of Interior. The plan could have big impacts for public lands in the west.

 

Alex Proimos / Flickr

School is back in session, temperatures have mellowed and Labor Day is Monday. It’s only a matter of time before we’re firmly back in sweater weather territory. As summer ebbs, the final three-day weekend of the season offers the chance for a last little trip.

Lost Grove Brewery / via Facebook

Water is one of the key ingredients in craft beer – and it’s used a lot throughout the entire craft brewing process. But what if there were a way to recycle wastewater and turn it into beer?

St. Luke's Health System

St. Luke’s has opened the region’s first “virtual hospital” to help people in remote communities get health care without traveling to Boise.

Idahoans with expiring driver’s licenses will have until the end of October to renew them.

Idaho Department of Transportation officials made the move after severe software issues crippled the ability of local driver’s license offices to process these everyday transactions.

Mike Ensor / Flickr

The infrastructure project to widen part of Interstate 84 through Canyon County received a major federal grant from the Department of Transportation.

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James Dawson / Boise state Public Radio

Idaho’s sheriffs are slugging it out with state transportation officials over computer blackouts at driver’s license offices. These outages have left residents waiting hours or days to renew their license.

Courtesy Boise Rescue Mission

A new report out of Idaho shows the number of children without a permanent roof over their heads is increasing.  This trend is mirrored across much of the Mountain West. 

Peter Lovera

After several years of holding steady at $50, the price of Treefort Music Fest ‘early bird’ tickets has increased to $75.

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On The Tuesday, September 25, 2018 Edition Of Idaho Matters

Area agencies provide healthcare options for the Treasure Valley's homeless population. The Trump Administration's public land policies could affect Idaho. Storytellers try to eliminate the stigmas surrounding mental health through performances. Preservation Idaho highlights historic houses with Heritage Homes Tour.

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