Dee Litzenberger

Dorothea “Dee” Litzenberger, 96, of Idaho Falls since 1957, passed away Sept. 4, 2017, at Lily and Syringa Assisted Living Center. She was under the care of Hands of Hope Hospice.

Forest Service, Idaho work to boost logging on federal land

FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2016, file photo, a plane drops a load of fire retardant on the north side of Beacon Hill, in Spokane, Wash. The U.S. Forest Service and Idaho have forged agreements leading to more logging on federal land in what officials say could become a template for other Western states and reduce the severity of wildfires. (Colin Mulvany/The Spokesman-Review, via AP, File)

BOISE — The U.S. Forest Service and Idaho have forged 10 agreements for logging and restoration projects on federal land in what officials say could become a template for other Western states to create jobs and reduce the severity of wildfires.

Disability advocates ‘terrified’ of health bill

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., center, speaks, accompanied by Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., left, and Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Senate Republicans are sprinting to pass a health care bill in a last-ditch effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act without the need for any bipartisan support. It has Idaho disability advocates warning of a catastrophe.

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