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The Idaho Conservation League will join up with Idaho Rivers United, the Sierra Club’s Idaho Chapter and leaders from the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes this weekend to observe the 30-year anniversary of the listing of Snake River sockeye salmon under the Endangered Species Act and hold a series of…

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The National Weather Service has placed southern Blaine County—including the cities of Carey, Picabo and Craters of the Moon National Monument—under a wind advisory until 8 p.m. today.

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A Tuesday storm will bring widespread lower-elevation rain and higher-elevation snow to the Wood River Valley, according to a special weather statement issued by the National Weather Service on Monday afternoon. 

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Kirk Flannigan, Area Ranger for the Sawtooth National Recreation Area has been named Ranger of the Year for the U.S. Forest Service’s Intermountain Region, the SNRA announced on Thursday.

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The Boise State Physics Astronomy outreach program has been awarded $1 million from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to build a partnership between the university and Idaho’s Central Dark Sky Reserve, the university announced on Friday.

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The Wildlife Smart Communities Coalition created a “Wildlife Smart Communities” website at www.wrvwildlifesmart.org as a resource for Wood River Valley residents and visitors to learn how to stay safe around local wildlife and how to discourage bears and mountain lions from accessing their p…

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The U.S. Forest Service has hired Bobbi Filbert as a new deputy area ranger for the Sawtooth National Recreation Area, SNRA’s Area Ranger Kirk Flannigan announced in a press release on Oct. 10.

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South-central Idaho is on track to experience a wet winter with above-normal precipitation, bringing the region some relief from ongoing exceptional drought conditions, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s long-range U.S. Winter Outlook released on Thursday morning.

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A powerful storm system from the Pacific made landfall in the Wood River Valley Friday night, mostly saturating the valley with rain but delivering up to 2 feet of powder in the central mountains.

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A powerful storm system from the Pacific is expected to make landfall in the Wood River Valley Friday night, delivering up to two feet of powder in the central mountains, according to a Thursday morning forecast from the National Weather Service’s Pocatello office.

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The Wood River Valley remains under a winter weather advisory until 6 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. The advisory follows the valley's first sustained snow accumulation of the year overnight Sunday into Monday.

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A series of wildlife crimes uncovered by Idaho Department Fish and Game officers after a pronghorn buck was found poached near Pettit Lake two years ago led to stiff sentences for two Missouri men this past summer, Fish and Game reported Thursday.

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Smoke will be visible on the west side of state Highway 75 near Redfish Lake this week as fire personnel begin fall burning, the Sawtooth National Forest stated in a Tuesday news release.

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A remote site about 22 miles west of Salmon in the Salmon-Challis National Forest is on track to become a fully functional, 1,200-ton-per-day underground cobalt mining operation by next summer, Australia-based mining and exploration company Jervois Global confirmed on Thursday.

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Fewer than four dozen wild sockeye salmon naturally returned to spawn in the Sawtooth Basin this year due to poor ocean conditions, “potentially lethal” river temperatures and drought, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game reported on Friday.