YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — A 16-year-old girl has been gored by a bison in Yellowstone National Park while posing for a picture near the animal. The National Park Service says the unidentified girl's injuries were serious but not life-threatening. The agency described her as an exchange student from Taiwan who was visiting the park with her host family. The incident occurred shortly after noon Friday in the Old Faithful area.
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — A new federal lawsuit has been filed involving a 2011 accident at an eastern Idaho nuclear facility that exposed 16 workers to plutonium. The Post Register reports the suit was filed Thursday on behalf of Ralph Stanton. It follows up on a 2013 whistleblower complaint filed with the U.S. Department of Labor by Stanton and then-colleague Brian Simmons. The complaint alleged Battelle Energy Alliance retaliated after Stanton and Simmons raised health and safety concerns.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho lawmakers are heading back to Boise to address failed legislation that has sent the state's child support enforcement and collection system into jeopardy. Lawmakers will convene Monday for the special session. Lawmakers adjourned the regular session a little more than a month ago. They finished on the same day that nine lawmakers killed a child support enforcement bill, concerned that it would allow Islamic orders to trump state and federal laws. State and federal officials have since warned that the killed bill jeopardizes negotiations on an international treaty.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Bad weather postponed opening day at Les Bois Park. General manager Duayne Didericksen said in a statement posted on the track's website Saturday that the decision was necessary to protect the health of the horses and the jockeys.
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