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PNS Daily Newscast - August 12, 2020 

Former VP Joe Biden picks Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate; some schools have science-based metrics for open classroom instruction.

2020Talks - August 12, 2020 

California Sen. Kamala Harris will be on the ticket with Joe Biden in November. Four states had primaries yesterday, and two had runoffs. Georgia and Wisconsin appear to have improved since last time.

100 Idaho Foster Families Needed - Love of Outdoor Adventure Required

June 8, 2007

One hundred Idaho foster families are needed this summer, and they must love outdoor adventures. The Idaho Conservation League is coordinating "adoptions" of roadless areas throughout the state that are at risk of being developed. Jonathan Oppenheimer with the League lists the qualifications for adoption.

“Make at least one trip to the area to document, take some photos, and to do just a short little report about what they saw and what they did.”

The governor's plan for roadless areas puts about 500,000 acres on the potential development list. All roadless areas remain open to hunting, camping, fishing and hiking.

Leslie Tengelsen of Boise adopted an area near Lowman, and she enjoyed her experience.

“Red Mountain is just a beautiful area with lots of wildflowers, and trails that are accessible for most users.”

Information on the program can be found online at

Deborah Smith/Eric Mack, Public News Service - ID