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How the Gem State is fighting fire with fire

MAGIC VALLEY — Experts have been warning of wildfires starting early this year, mainly due to below-average precipitation, especially in April. But the Gem State is trying something a little different this year to help reduce the risk of severe wildfires: a prescribed fire council. “Prescribed fire is a very...
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Governor Little's rich history in ranching

Brad Little has a lot invested in the Gem State. Little's family tree goes back to the late 1800s. As a matter of fact, his grandfather was once known as the Idaho sheep king. "He had a lot of sheep, a lot of sheep." In the early 1960s, the family...
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100 Deadly Days of Summer Driving Begin

Summer is almost officially here in the Gem State, along with the triple-digit temperatures. The Idaho Transportation Department’s Office of Highway Safety (OHS) reminds drivers to take caution during the “100 Deadliest Days” on Idaho roads, from a press release. Between now and Labor Day are when there is an...