WASHINGTON — The Interior Department is backing down from a plan to impose steep fee increases at popular national parks in the face of widespread opposition from elected officials and the public.
WASHINGTON — The Interior Department on Monday unveiled a plan to protect the threatened sage grouse that gives Western states greater flexibility to allow mining, logging and other economic development where it now is prohibited.
MALTA — A fire burning five miles northwest of Malta is expected to be contained by 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter is among the Republicans President-elect Donald Trump is supposedly considering for Interior secretary, bringing the state into the national political parlor game this Thanksgiving week.
TWIN FALLS — There may be a lull in applications for new commercial buildings, but officials don’t expect it to last.
TWIN FALLS — A popular sushi restaurant was on a roll before a fire destroyed the business in early October. Now, the owner is making plans to relaunch the restaurant with a new decor and name.