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2008-07-18 12:00:45

By Andrew Weeks, The Times-News, Twin Falls, Idaho Jul. 18--If you're like me, you're fairly new to south-central Idaho. And that means, if you're like me, you've been itching to get out and explore the area's great outdoors. A recent journey took me along the Thousand Springs Scenic Byway, a leisurely drive from about Buhl to Bliss, where rolling hills and farmlands, corn fields and cow pastures come into view. Boring? Depends on your frame of mind. I was trying to get to know the...

2008-07-15 12:00:00

By Erica F. Curless, The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash. Jul. 15--North Idaho residents with questions about the controversial process of sorting out who owns what water rights are invited to a series of town hall meetings next week. The state Department of Water Resources will have seven meetings in Kootenai, Benewah and Shoshone counties, starting Monday in Wallace and wrapping up July 24 in Coeur d'Alene and Post Falls. "These meetings provide an opportunity for people to learn...

2008-07-08 00:00:13

By Mary Hopkin, Tri-City Herald, Kennewick, Wash. Jul. 7--Farmers in Franklin County can receive rental payments and other incentives for improving wildlife habitat on their lands. A portion of the Columbia Basin is one of four areas in Washington approved for a new wildlife initiative through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Conservation Reserve Program. The initiative, called State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement, or SAFE, aims to benefit wildlife and at-risk species associated...


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Palouse
2013-04-02 16:32:59

The Palouse is a region of the northwestern United States, encompassing portions of southeastern Washington, north-central Idaho and, defined by some, extending south into northeast Oregon. It's a major agricultural area, predominantly producing wheat and legumes. Located about 160 miles north of the Oregon Trail, the region experienced rapid growth in the late 19th century, and at one time, the population of the Palouse exceeded even that of the Puget Sound area as the most populous region...

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