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BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Montana State's new football coach has chosen two former Boise State football players to join his coaching staff. The Idaho Press-Tribune reports Jeff Choate says former Broncos receiver Matt Miller will coach the wide receivers while former linebacker Byron Hout will coach the Bobcat defensive line.

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal wildlife officials say they want to maintain grizzly bear numbers in the three-state Yellowstone region near current levels as they move toward lifting protections for the threatened species. A U.S. Fish and Wildlife spokeswoman said Wednesday the agency has set a management goal of 674 grizzly bears across the 19,000-square-mile region. Conflicts between bears and humans have spiked in recent years as the grizzly population pushed into areas with more people.

CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) — A former Nampa high school teacher has pleaded guilty to having sex with one of his students. The Idaho Press-Tribune reports 28-year-old Tomas Fisher taught Spanish at Skyview High School and resigned in July. Court documents say the student told authorities that she had consensual sexual contact with Fisher multiple times.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Boise City Council adjourned its meeting early when protesters against the city's weekend sweeps to clear out homeless camps overran the meeting. The Idaho Statesman protesters carried signs reading "Evict (Boise Mayor David) Bieter" and "Homeless displaced, Boise disgraced." Bieter offered to meet with each of the protesters personally to help with the unrest.

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