In defense of the Owyhee Initiative

No surprise to see the attack by Western Watersheds and Wilderness Watch on the Idaho-based Owyhee Initiative regarding wilderness management in Owyhee County. From day one some groups opposed the collaborative effort to resolve public land controversies in Owyhee County, and those attacks continue as the participants in the initiative continue to work together to solve problems.

This week's circulars

In Depth

Airstrip flap divides Boise Foothills resident, opponents

The city of Boise and two conservation groups are asking Ada County commissioners to overturn P&Z approval of the airstrip

Dean Hilde has pledged to use the primitive airstrip for no more than one trip per day

Fire risk and potential wildlife disturbance are key worries for opponents

Videos

Boise Hawks reliever Fernandez finishes two-inning save

Julian Fernandez recorded his Northwest League-leading eighth save of the summer in a 5-3 win over the Spokane Indians on Sunday. It was Fernandez's first two-inning save of the season.
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Boise Hawks reliever Fernandez finishes two-inning save 1:11

Boise Hawks reliever Fernandez finishes two-inning save

Boise Hawks closer Fernandez finishes two-inning save 1:11

Boise Hawks closer Fernandez finishes two-inning save

Nampa native helps kids around the world with shoes that grow 2:53

Nampa native helps kids around the world with shoes that grow

How Table Rock Mobile Medicine does house calls 1:45

How Table Rock Mobile Medicine does house calls

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