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10 pioneer-era apple types thought extinct found in US West

The apples positively identified as previously “lost” were among hundreds of fruits collected from 140-year-old orchards tucked into small canyons or hidden in forests that have since grown up around them in rural Idaho and Washington state.

Wandering wolf that captivated the world is believed dead

A wolf that wandered thousands of miles from Oregon and became the first wild wolf spotted in California in almost 90 years before returning to Oregon and starting a pack is believed to be dead, wildlife officials said.

69 dogs rescued from home given to Idaho Humane Society

The Idaho Humane Society has received dozens of dogs and three cats after the animals were rescued from a hoarding situation in the small city of Mountain Home.

Stuck on art: Idaho man specializes in artisan stickers

Stacey Barker’s works of art are affixed to surfaces throughout the region — on water bottles, car bumpers, trash bins, bike racks and even a few ski lift towers.

Boise adopts hand-held phone ban for drivers

It's now illegal to use a hand-held device while driving in Boise.

Idaho resort looks for skier after avalanche; 2 others die

Officials were searching Wednesday for a missing skier at an Idaho resort where a series of avalanches killed two skiers and injured five others the day before.