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2008-06-18 12:00:00

By The Idaho Statesman, Boise Jun. 18--The federal government has approved a proposed cobalt mine west of Salmon in central Idaho, subject to conditions. The U.S.

2006-08-25 21:15:57

SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - A federal firefighter in Idaho is facing arson charges linked to least one blaze in an act that may have been motivated by a desire to produce some firefighting work, officials said on Friday.

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2006-01-05 07:39:19

Idaho wants federal permission to land helicopters in the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness this winter to put radio collars on wolves that have roamed the remote mountain region since their 1995 reintroduction.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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