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PNS Daily Newscast - February 19, 2018 


Students send a stern message to President Trump on guns. Also on our nationwide rundown: One expert's view of why canceling student-loan debt would boost the economy; plus the Trump budget calls for a 90-percent cut to a decades-old public lands program.

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Public News Service - ID: Animal Welfare

PHOTO: Turbo fladry (portable electric flag fencing) being set up. Photo credit: Deborah Smith

KETCHUM, Idaho - A project north of Ketchum designed to test and demonstrate tools and methods for coexistence of sheep and wolves is expanding this year. It's now available to all interested ranchers and livestock producers in Blaine County, and a hotline has been set up for those who want help.

KETCHUM, Idaho - People in the Rockies and from around the country are willing to pay just for the chance to see a wolf in its natural habitat. That's what a guide has discovered, and the tours he and his wife offer in Yellowstone National Park are always booked. Nathan Varley says his waiting lis

HAILEY, Idaho - Forty thousand sheep over four years, and less than 20 lost to wolves. The Wood River Wolf Project has just wrapped up another season of testing nonlethal wolf deterrents to keep wolves away from sheep grazing on public lands. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Blaine County, De

BELLEVUE, Idaho - A new wolf pack has been discovered in Blaine County. The presence of adults and pups between Bellevue and Hailey toward the Pioneer Mountains has been confirmed by a Wood River Wolf Project field team. There is no way to know yet where the family came from, says team leader Patri

BOISE, Idaho - Those "pro-wolf" and those "anti-wolf" have come to an agreement in Oregon. The "Livestock Compensation and Wolf Co-Existence Act" (HB 3560) headed to the governor's desk is being called a "first of its kind in the country." The legislation is also being held up as an example for Id

BOISE, Idaho - An epic tale of the Northwest is headed for the big screen. The story of endangered wild salmon in Idaho is more than a story about lawsuits, political debates, science, electricity and irrigation. That's the case being made in a film premiering this week, called "The Greatest Migrati

BOISE, Idaho - An Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) census of Idaho's elk shows that across most of the state, numbers are holding steady - even when considering the impact of wolves. And a closer look at the numbers shows that just because a lot wolves live in an area, it doesn't automatical

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