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Raising Money for Patches
KEZJ's Boomer reported that a Shetland pony by the name of Patches was stolen from it's Rupert home on Saturday night. An unknown individual attached Patches to their vehicle and dragged him for more than a mile on asphalt. The pony was then dragged down a gravel canal bank, ripping the sk…
West Nile Virus Spreads
2nd Idaho woman infected with West Nile virus
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Two women in Idaho have been infected with the mosquito-borne illness West Nile virus, marking the first confirmed human cases within days of each other in Idaho this year...
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 …
Another Horse Found With EHV-1
The Idaho Department of Agriculture says another horse has been infected with the highly contagious Equine Herpes Virus-1, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the state to seven horses.  The department reported Sunday that the Bonneville County horse tested positive for the disease, and t…