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Former VP Joe Biden condemns recent police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis as yet another deadly encounter between police and an unarmed Black man. He did so before a virtual talk with PA Gov. Tom Wolf, ahead of next Tuesday's eight primaries.

Public News Service - ID: Native American

PHOTO: The over-sized shipment Omega Morgan is moving along Highway 12 this week, with protesters trying to stop it every night. Photo courtesy of Borg Hendrickson

KOOSKIA, Idaho - The nights have been long along Highway 12 in North Idaho this week. Protesters, including the Nez Perce tribe, have been trying to block an over-sized load that they say will violate federal law once it reaches the Wild and Scenic Corridor section of the road - and that's expected

BOISE, Idaho - Fifty-two members of Congress from all around the country, and both parties, sent a letter to President Obama this week, asking him to move the controversy over endangered wild salmon and steelhead out of the courtroom and onto a table. Specifically, they want all stakeholders to meet

Boise, ID – This is "Wolf Awareness Week" in Idaho, and it comes at a time when the controversial predator has just been put back on the Endangered Species List. One perspective being featured is from Allen Pinkham, a Nez Perce tribal elder and historian. Pinkham notes that wolves are not con

Boise, ID – Cash speaks louder than science. That's one view of a deal just announced that gives three Indian tribes almost one billion dollars to use on fish hatcheries and habitat for endangered salmon in exchange for the tribes' promising to quiet their criticism of the federal salmon recov

Boise, ID – It's being called another case of "bait and switch." The newest federal plan to save endangered Idaho salmon has been released, and Bill Sedivy, of the conservation group Idaho Rivers United, says it includes more money for fish habitat, and more hatchery production. However, he a

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