BOISE, Idaho (AP) - The nation's largest private prison company says documents in a lawsuit must be sealed to maintain the security of an Idaho prison and the safety of inmates and correctional officers. Attorneys for Corrections Corporation of America, which manages the Idaho Correction Center, filed the motion earlier this month in Boise district court in response to a lawsuit brought by eight inmates late last year.
HAILEY, Idaho (AP) - A retired ranger who helped start the U.S. Forest Service National Avalanche Center has died while mountain biking near his Idaho home. Doug Abromeit of Hailey was 65. The Blaine County Coroner's Office says Abromeit, who fell while riding, died of natural causes.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) - Conservation groups and cattle ranchers have agreed to a settlement in a lawsuit that has kept the state of Oregon from killing wolves that prey on livestock. The agreement announced yesterday by the governor's office creates a new rulebook for wolf management, making killing the ones that prey on animals a last resort after non-lethal protections.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A soldier and former Idaho native killed in Afghanistan was remembered by family and friends as a hero. U.S. Army Spc. Mitchell Daehling, who grew up in Wyoming and Idaho before moving to Massachusetts, was given a funeral Mass with full military honors yesterday in Dalton, Mass. Daehling, who was killed May 14 by an improvised explosive device, will be buried next to his grandfather in Idaho.
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