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POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — An eastern Idaho man is apologizing for setting off illegal aerial fireworks that caused a brush fire that burned down a neighbor's home and damaged another. Forty-one-year-old John Woods of Pocatello tells the Idaho State Journal that he lit five fireworks on Thursday and caused the fire. Authorities say that about 15 homes were evacuated but reported no injuries. No charges have been filed.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say a 15-year-old boy pulled from a pond in Boise by a water rescue team on Friday evening has died. The Boise Police Department in a statement late Saturday morning says the teenager didn't survive.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Mont. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park wants to move and rebuild its youth education campus to expand dorm and classroom space. The park released an environmental assessment last week that proposes building five dormitories. The dorms could house up to 140 students. The park also proposes new staff offices and a new dining area for youth educational programs.
SAGLE, Idaho (AP) — Northern Idaho officials say a sonar team will look for the body of a Washington state man believed to have drowned in Lake Pend Oreille earlier this month. Officials say 67-year-old John Key of Newman Lake, Washington, disappeared July 2, and friends found his unoccupied boat idling on the lake.
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