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A member of the Hualapai Indian tribe pa

‘Indian Land Buyback’ Program Will Affect Region

U.S. government officials said Tuesday they are launching a $1.9 billion Native American land buyback program now that a nearly 17-year lawsuit over more than a century’s worth of mismanaged trust royalties is settled.

CBS Seattle–12/18/2012

(Photo credit PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Rafter Found Safe In Idaho

The Idaho County sheriff’s office says a Seattle man overdue on a Snake River rafting trip has been found safe.

CBS Seattle–11/29/2012

(Photo credit PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)

Search Continues For Local Rafter Missing In Idaho

The Idaho County sheriff’s office in Grangeville, Idaho, has begun a search for a 54-year-old Seattle man who had planned a rafting trip on the Snake River.

CBS Seattle–11/28/2012

File photo of a monkey (Photo credit: JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Official: Man Killed Zoo Monkey During Theft Try

A 22-year-old man clubbed a monkey to death with a tree branch, after he was bitten by the animal while trying to steal it from a Boise zoo, prosecutors allege.

11/22/2012

A Cariblanco Capuchin monkey (Cebus capucinus) hangs on the back of its mother at the zoo in Cali, Valle del Cauca, Colombia. (Photo credit LUIS ROBAYO/AFP/Getty Images)

Father Defends Suspect In Idaho Monkey Beating Death

The father of a 22-year-old man who police say killed a monkey after breaking into an Idaho zoo says he believes the tragedy was a drunken prank that got out of hand and “turned into a horrible situation.”

11/21/2012

Michael J. Watkins mug photo (courtesy CityofBoise.org)

Man Arrested For Beating A Monkey To Death At Zoo

Police have arrested one of two men who they believe broke into an Idaho zoo the night a monkey there died from blunt-force trauma, but questions remain about how and why the animal was killed.

11/20/2012

File photo of a deer running.  (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Hundreds Of Deer Mysteriously Jumping To Their Deaths Off Idaho Bridge

Idaho wildlife officials are puzzled as to why hundreds of deer have jumped off a bridge to their deaths.

11/12/2012

Stock Image of a helicopter flying (Photo Credit: ANDREAS SOLARO / AFP / Getty Images)

Canadian Who Flew Pot Into US Gets 10 Years

Just a day after marijuana was legalized in Washington state, a helicopter pilot from British Columbia was sentenced to ten years in prison for flying loads of the drug into the U.S. between 2000 and 2005.

CBS Seattle–11/08/2012

The Creature from the Black Lagoon chasing a hapless victim (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

‘Creature’ Tattoo Gives Away Idaho Robbery Suspect

A robbery suspect’s “Creature from the Black Lagoon” tattoo didn’t lie.

09/28/2012

File photo of a prison building.  (credit: Kim Steele/GettyImages)

Idaho Woman Charged With Stick-Figure Threat

A woman who was about to be released from an Idaho prison will stay behind bars a while longer because federal prosecutors say she mailed a threatening stick figure drawing to a relative.

09/26/2012

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