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FBI surrounds last occupiers at Oregon refuge

The FBI surrounded the last four occupiers of a wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon as they yelled at law enforcement officers in armored vehicles to back off, prayed with supporters over an open phone line, and said later they would turn themselves in Thursday morning

2016 Presidential Race: Catch me if you can

New Hampshire Primary winners, losers and whiners look like they are poised to forge ahead to South Carolina for their next contests to determine who will earn the right to move into the White House later this year. Robert Ehlert makes some observations about a presidential race that is looking more like NASCAR every day –– especially as it moves at 200 mph through the South.

Three reasons to give cross-country skiing a try

For Treasure Valley residents, there’s never been a better time to try cross-country skiing. It’s easy to learn, the gear is simple and affordable, and there are miles of trails right out our back door.

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Idaho’s poor still ache for food

Even with recession over, food pantries serve more meals every year

Is an economic failure to blame, or is a better supply system filling a long-standing need?

One good note: People are getting healthier food from pantries


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