How the GOP tax plan would affect Idaho

Seated behind a stack of IRS and tax volumes, Rep. Tom Reed, R-N.Y., left, joined by Rep. Mike Kelly, R-Pa., appeals to his Democratic opposition during debate on amendments to the House Republican tax reform plan, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

A new analysis offers a glimpse of how tax changes proposed by House Republicans could affect various income groups in Idaho, depending on their income.

Revising sage grouse plans is a contentious issue

Peggy Redick, in orange, speaks to visitors about possible corrections to Sage-Grouse monitoring habitats during a public forum to allow citizens to voice their concerns to representatives of the Bureau of Land Management about Sage-Grouse and habitat conservation on Monday. John Roark/

For years, the issue of protecting public land occupied by sage grouse across the region has been a contentious battle of balance between land use and habitat conservation.

Students connect to culture at Grand Teton National Park

In this Sept. 30 photo, Grand Teton National Park ranger Sarin LoMascolo gathers sixth-graders from Arapahoe Middle School, around what may have been an ancient teepee ring in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming. For many it was the first time they had taken the three-hour ride to Jackson, a field trip arranged in part to connect the Northern Arapaho students to the cultural and historical heritage of the park. Ryan Dorgan / Jackson Hole News & Guide

JACKSON, Wyo. — The kids stand in a circle, zipping up jackets and clutching blankets they’d hauled off the school bus that brought them to Grand Teton National Park from the Wind River Reservation.



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