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COTTONWOOD, Idaho (AP) — The ultimate job satisfaction for retiring North Idaho Correctional Institution Warden Lynn Guyer has been to watch inmates successfully turn their lives around.

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Newly emerged from their winter dens, grizzly bears are wandering out in the open in Grand Teton National Park, drawing crowds of wildlife watchers, photographers and others seeking a glimpse — from a safe distance.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — In a story April 27 about Idaho Supreme Court candidate advisers, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of the communications adviser for candidate Clive Strong. It's Melinda Nothern, not Northern.

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The ancient skeleton known as Kennewick Man is related to modern Native American tribes, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Wednesday, opening the process for returning to tribes for burial one of the oldest and most complete set of bones ever found in North America.

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MONTOUR — An unidentified body was found near the Payette River on Tuesday near Montour in Gem County.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Residents of a southeast Boise neighborhood say at least 25 cats have disappeared from the area in the last few months and are concerned missing cats could be a problem throughout the city.

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Montana wildlife officials have confirmed that a grizzly bear known as "Scarface" to some Yellowstone National Park biologists and visitors was shot and killed during a confrontation with a hunter north of Gardiner last fall.

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GARDNERVILLE, Nev. (AP) — Residents of a rural northern Nevada town are volunteering in the first public-private partnership of its kind providing water for wild horses on the range and shooting the mares with contraceptive darts to help shrink the size of the herd.

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RENO, Nev. (AP) — A new report raising the likelihood of a destructive earthquake striking Salt Lake City in the next half century has underscored the urgency to retrofit more than 30,000 older brick homes and other unreinforced buildings at high risk of collapsing.

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Kuna will host the 2nd annual community prayer breakfast on Thursday, May 7 from 8:00 am—9:30 am at the 4th Street Gym, 571 W. 4th Street, Kuna. There will be special guest speakers, musical presentations by local musicians and choir, and breakfast catered by El Gallo Giro. Tickets are $10 p…

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Alumni and friends of Northwest Nazarene University began collecting donations in support of the Dr. Thomas J. Oord Graduate Theology Endowed Scolarship today. This scholarship is intended to alleviate some of the burden placed on ministers as they continue their education beyond the Bachelo…

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 Fall 2015 Kindergarten Screening appointments for Maxine Johnson Elementary in Parma may be made by calling the elementary school office at 722-5115, extension 2.   Readiness screening will be held on Thursday, May 21 and Friday, May 22.  All incoming students need to be screened before the…

The first Fast Eddy’s Growler Station opened up inside the Fast Eddy’s Chevron on Ustick Road in Meridian in January 2014 with 24 different beers on tap.  Fast Eddy’s stores on the corner of Ten Mile & Pine and Overland & Locust Grove added Growler Stations in April of 2014 each with…

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What will YOU do for Spring Break? Most students are enjoying their spring break with a vacation, relaxing from school or catching up on missed sleep.  However, Nampa Girl Scouts of Silver Sage Council Troop #324 has provided more than 120 hours of their spring break to community service. 

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Lily-free Easter servicesArtificial Easter lilies will grace the worship spaces at Caldwell United Methodist Church this year for the church's two Easter services. "As beautiful as real lilies are, too many people are bothered by the fragrance of them," said Rev. Kathy Raines, pastor. "We wa…

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