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Idaho’s History Of Religious Fear Goes Back Decades

Some of Idaho’s most conservative Republicans have raised concerns this year about local Muslim populations and the potential influence of Sharia law in the state.

CBS Seattle–04/22/2015

Male Sage Grouse (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Idaho Officials Approve Plan To Protect Sage Grouse Habitat

Idaho officials approved a plan Tuesday to protect habitat for greater sage grouse on state endowment lands as part of an effort to avoid a federal listing of the bird under the Endangered Species Act.

CBS Seattle–04/21/2015

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Negotiations On Transportation To Begin Next Week

Transportation leaders say that negotiations on a revenue package for roads and projects won’t begin until the middle of next week.

CBS Seattle–04/09/2015

File photo of people gathered outside of the Washington state capitol building in Olympia, Wash. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

House, Senate To Vote On Budget Plans

Lawmakers in the House and Senate are expected to vote on their respective budget plans.

CBS Seattle–04/02/2015

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GM Recalls 2.7M More Cars; ‘Major Announcement’ From Feds To Come At 11:15 A.M.

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.

05/16/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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Young Republican Activists Imploring Party To Support Gay Marriage

Young Republican activists implored their party to support gay marriage Saturday, saying the GOP is destined to continue losing elections in Oregon if it doesn’t get behind an issue that’s gaining traction around the country.

03/09/2014

Northwest History Tied Up In Land Fight

All he was looking for was a little retirement property. But Robert Zornes, a Forks RV-park owner, wound up with quite a lot more.

07/16/2013

File photo of people gathered outside of the Washington state capitol building in Olympia, Wash. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

Local Agencies Prepping For Possible Shutdown

Washington state agencies are working to identify which areas of government will need to cease operations if the Legislature fails to pass a budget over the next 18 days.

CBS Seattle–06/13/2013

In a move that would capitalize on provisions under President Barack Obama's health care law but could cost the federal government millions of dollars, Washington state lawmakers have found a creative way to pass a large chunk of their health care expenses along to Washington, D.C. — and analysts say others are likely to follow suit. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

State Lawmakers Threaten To Push Millions In Health Care Costs To Feds

In a move that would capitalize on provisions under President Barack Obama’s health care law but could cost the federal government millions of dollars, Washington state lawmakers have found a creative way to pass a large chunk of their health care expenses along to Washington, D.C. — and analysts say others are likely to follow suit.

04/24/2013

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