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MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — The Latah County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide that is believed to have occurred earlier this week near Troy, Idaho. As part of the investigation, the sheriff's office said Thursday it is attempting to locate Keagan Tennant and Matthew McKetta.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A tribe says it will seek possession of human bones found protruding from an Idaho badger hole after tests determined they weren't from modern day homicide victims but belonged to people who lived five centuries ago. Shoshone-Paiute Tribe Chairman Ted Howard says that Shoshones have occupied the area for thousands of years and the well-preserved bones of a young adult and a 10- to 15-year-old should be returned to the tribe for proper burial.

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The sale of Spokane-based Avista Corp. to a Canadian energy company must still win approval from shareholders and regulators. Hydro One, based in Toronto, Canada, announced Wednesday that it would pay $5.3 billion cash to buy Avista, which supplies electricity and natural gas to customers in five Northwestern states.

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A 19-year-old firefighter and college student has died after being struck by a falling tree while fighting a blaze in western Montana. Missoula County officials say Trenton Johnson died from his injuries on Wednesday at a hospital. Johnson and fellow crew members were helping U.S. Forest Service firefighters responding to a lightning-caused fire burning in Lolo National Forest.

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