Thousands of trees burned in Woodhead Fire harvested quickly to help fund Idaho schools

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(McCall, Idaho) Trees blackened by the Woodhead Fire near Council, Idaho still have value in the timber market, but not for long. That’s why Idaho Department of Lands forestry staff began evaluating the potential for selling the burned trees as salvage sales even before the fire was contained. Logging is already underway in the snow-covered area and began in late October.

Could Idaho be in for Another Big Earthquake After March's 6.5 Shake-Up

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BOISE, ID - Last March, from Boise to Cascade and Challis, people felt the effects of a 6.5 magnitude earthquake. Last week, a research professor with the Department of Geosciences at Boise State University named Lee Liberty, released what scientists discovered since that earthquake shook things up north of Stanley. 

NRA to seek bankruptcy reorganization, move from New York to Texas

By Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square

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(The Center Square) – The National Rifle Association announced on Friday it seeks to file for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. It’s part of a move the pro-Second Amendment rights organization is taking to restructure as a Texas-based organization and leave New York, where it has been incorporated for about 150 years.

Mountain Goat Wounded by Would-be Poachers Located, Euthanized

Press Release | Idaho Fish & Game

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A mature mountain goat, suffering from at least three crossbow-related wounds was euthanized by Fish and Game conservation officers earlier this week.

Citizens Against Poaching (CAP) is offering a reward for information in the case and callers can remain anonymous. Contact CAP at 1-800-632-5999 twenty four hours a day.

Reports of the injured female (nanny) goat came to Fish and Game via the CAP hotline and Facebook; an accurate description helped officers quickly locate the goat just off Hells Canyon Road, south of Hells Canyon Dam. After watching the nanny for more than an hour, the officers determined that the animal was suffering and needed to be euthanized.

(Randy Martinez, IDFG)

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