Saturday, January 22, 2022

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Despite a failed attempt in the U.S. Senate, more than 200 business owners call for federal reforms to strengthen election laws, and the U.S. Supreme Court deals another blow to abortion providers.

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President Biden gets cheers and jeers as he marks his first year in the White House, the Jan. 6 committee wants to hear from Ivanka Trump, and the Supreme Court rejects another challenge to the Texas abortion law.

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Expanded broadband akin to electrification in rural America 80 years ago; small Wyoming grocery store survives monopolization; revitalized Kansas town gets national recognition; and Montana's Native communities look for voter suppression work-arounds.

Deborah Courson Smith


Location: Boise, ID

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ESA Poll Shows Act Well-Liked in Montana

HELENA, Mont. - Montanans like the Endangered Species Act, according to a poll of the state's voters, and the support holds strong no matter their …

No Stop in Push to Close Coverage Gap in Idaho

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Conference Examines Juvenile Justice Reforms

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Montana's Sagebrush Sea: Under New Management

HELENA, Mont. - Scrubby, sagebrush landscapes on public lands in Montana and throughout the West are being seen in a new way, with the Bureau of Land …


Bird Secured Thanks to Partnerships

OVANDO, Mont. - Homegrown Montana solutions are being credited as part of the reason the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decided not to list the …

Success for Montana’s Tiniest Foxes

BROWNING, Mont. – They're cute and they're back in Montana. The tiny swift fox that weighs in at about 5 pounds appears to be thriving in the …


Former Foster Child Wants to Help Youth Aging Out of System

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho – Children in the Idaho foster care system age out at 18, which means unless they and their foster family agree the …

New Poverty Numbers Show Insights into Family Struggles

SALT LAKE CITY - The U.S. Census Bureau is reporting good news for Utah, with new data on income, poverty and health insurance. The overall poverty …


National Drive Electric Week: Models Showcased in Boise

BOISE, Idaho – Idahoans can learn about the nuts and bolts of electric cars this weekend as part of National Drive Electric Week. Cars…

Commuting Options in Utah: It's Electric

MURRAY, Utah – Gas prices may be down, but that hasn't stopped Utah motorists from buying electric cars. For those considering that …


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