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Fire forecast good so far for Idaho, bad for California

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and a host of Oregon and Idaho congressmen and Idaho Gov. Butch Otter got a briefing on the wildfire danger Monday from America’s Chief Fire Meteorologist Ed Delgado. Delgado, predictive services manager for the National Interagency

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More than 600 remember smokejumper at memorial

Smokejumper Mark T. Urban was remembered as a quiet mentor, Friday who carried out his job efficiently without seeking credit. More than 600 people remembered Urban, 40, in a memorial at the National Interagency Fire Center where he was based.

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