Scott Sonner, Associated Press | Posted Jan 13th - 10:41pm
Environmentalists have filed a notice of intent to sue to block plans to build up to 11,000 miles of fuel breaks they contend would violate the Endangered Species Act in a misguided effort to slow the advance of wildfires in six Western states, including Utah.
Matthew Brown, Associated Press | Updated Jan 11th - 5:53pm
Wildfire smoke accounted for up to half of all health-damaging small particle air pollution in the western U.S. in recent years as warming temperatures fueled more destructive blazes, according to a study released Monday.
Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press | Updated Nov 21st - 7:41pm
The Trump administration announced plans Thursday that ease protections for sage grouse in the West, prompting an outcry by critics who say the move paves the way for widespread mining and drilling and ignores a federal court ruling.
Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews | Posted Nov 16th - 8:18pm
A 9-year-old Idaho girl lost her arms and legs after an accident but her family believes Rosalie is still here for a purpose. "I think it's opened our eyes to how much good there is in the world and how wonderful people are," her mother says.