From the daily archives: Wednesday, December 6, 2006

This is the Idaho version of the group I referred to as Sportsmen for Feeding and Whining (in Wyoming). They don’t support feeding in Idaho (or at least I don’t think so). Basically what they do is find the most backward ideas about hunting and fishing in each state and organize around them.

Nate Helm used to work for Senator Larry Craig. Does anything more have to be said?

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This time it’s from the Southwest. Wolves circle some people and they decide the wolves were about to attack. As the recent postings on the Yellowstone photographers, the bow hunter who said he was trapped in his tent, and the several cases of wolves “following people” in the last year in Idaho, what is being […]

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 Perhaps the worst of the crop of “wilderness with side payment” bills is dead, although this one is a more straight forward development and privatization bill with a thin veneer of wilderness.

I won’t give the details because they have been hashed out earlier in this blog.

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Residents: Curb oil drilling. Comments gathered at workshop raise concerns over wildlife, air quality. Jackson Hole News and Guide. By Cory Hatch. { display: none; }

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Randy Stapilus is a keen observer of Idaho and Pacific Northwest politics. His blog has a view on the prospects for CIEDRA in the next Congress.

Tougher odds next time? Ridenbaugh Press

It should be noted that it was Idaho’s Senator […]

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Grace at Carrizo Plain?

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Here is an interesting post on the Western Watersheds Project blog.

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December 2006


‎"At some point we must draw a line across the ground of our home and our being, drive a spear into the land and say to the bulldozers, earthmovers, government and corporations, “thus far and no further.” If we do not, we shall later feel, instead of pride, the regret of Thoreau, that good but overly-bookish man, who wrote, near the end of his life, “If I repent of anything it is likely to be my good behaviour."

~ Edward Abbey