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Feds propose listing slickspot peppergrass again, putting ball in Otter’s court

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has, once again, proposed listing the flowering slickspot peppergrass as threatened under the federal Endangered Species Act. The plant is found only in the sagebrush steppe and only in southwest Idaho. This proposal is

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Labrador’s grazing bill passes the House again

Idaho Republican Rep. Raul Labrador added two amendments  to a bill that passed the House Wednesday. The actions please Idaho ranchers but frustrate anti-grazing advocacy groups. Labrador’s grazing bill, similar to a bill carried in the Senate by Wyoming Republican

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