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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.

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.

Operator says heavy equipment on Devil’s Corral project was sabotaged

The controversial development of a scenic spot along the Snake River was temporarily delayed when someone apparently sabotaged a piece of heavy equipment.