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Funding available for sage-grouse restoration projects

As part of the State of Idaho’s commitment to conserving sage-grouse and implementing habitat actions identified in the State sage-grouse conservation strategy, more than $300,000 will be distributed to groups and individuals for projects to improve habitat for the species on State and private lands in Idaho. The Governor’s Office of Species Conservation now is […]

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What’s Idaho GOP’s next Medicaid excuse?

By MARTY TRILLHAASE (Lewiston Tribune) When it came time to consider extending the Medicaid coverage Obamacare promised to some 78,000 low-income working Idahoans in 2012, here’s what we heard: There’s no need to do that. Mitt Romney is going to beat Barack Obama in the November election. Then working with a Republican Congress, President Romney […]

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Why Public Lands Matter

Public lands — how they are managed and how they are used — matter.  Public Lands are critical to the conservation of fish and wildlife habitat, watersheds, cultural resources, and antiquities.  They’re a critical source of outdoor recreation such as hiking, fishing, and hunting.  They are also an important economic engine driving traditional resource use, […]

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