BLM Appoints Members to Resource Advisory Council
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (News Release) – The Twin Falls District of the Bureau of Land Management has appointed new members to its citizen-based Resource Advisory Council. Other members have been reappointed for new terms. Area councils advise the agency on public land management issues.
There Will be Blood???
How, pray tell, do you define a militia?  And is labelling any group you don’t like as a militia intended as a pejorative?  Late yesterday a small group of ranchers and associates seized a building at a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon...
Interior Secretary Reveals Wildfire-Fighting Plan
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has released the initial plan for a new wildfire-fighting strategy to protect a wide swath of intermountain West sagebrush country that supports cattle ranching and is home to a struggling bird species.
Court says Burley BLM Violated Grazing Laws
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management once again violated federal laws when it issued grazing permits instead of analyzing how grazing could harm sage grouse in four allotments in south-central Idaho.
Wild Horse Board Calls for Sterilization
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A citizen advisory panel is recommending that the federal government consider sterilizing some wild horses and burros that freely roam across miles of federal land in the West. Members of the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board say the Bureau of Land Management should consider …
BLM Chooses Route for Power Line
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — The federal Bureau of Land Management has chosen a preferred route for a 1,100-mile high-voltage transmission line expected to run through southern Idaho and southern Wyoming. The Times-News (
Fires Uncover Artifacts, BLM asks They Be Left Alone
(KLIX)- Recent Fires have exposed a number of Archaeological sites this summer in Idaho. Bureau of Land Management officials are asking people to let them be if you come across them on public land. Many artifacts are protected under the Archaeological Resources Protection Act...
UPDATE – Mandatory Evacuations for Rock Creek
(KLIX)-Mandatory evacuations have now been ordered in areas around the Cave Canyon Fire early Friday morning. The Twin Falls and Cassia County Sheriffs offices have notified people living in the Rock Creek area and anyone south of Foot Hills Road...
Fire Watch
(KLIX)- An estimated 30,642 acres of land has been burned in the South Hills. According to fire officials crews have made progress battling the Cave Canyon Fire. The flames could be seen from Twin Falls at night as the fire made its way westward...

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