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KRFP Evening Report April-June 2009 News Archive

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Tuesday., Jun 30 Environmental Groups Again Petition US Fish & Wildlife Service Over Giant Palouse Earthworm's Endangered Status, Oregon Bans Most Field Burning by Grass Seed Farmers, Moscow Farmer Appealing Denial of Agricultural Tax Exemption HiFi

Monday., Jun 29 Cottonwood Escapees Caught, Search Warrants Executed in Death of Sarah J. Parks, Sage Grouse Endangered Species Act Status Decision Delayed, Attorney for BC Polygamous Group Says Attorney General was 'Prosecutor Shopping,' Glacier Park Foundation to Raise $3.5 Million for Centennial HiFi

Friday, Jun 26 Special: Bar Smoking Ban before Administration Committee. Headlines: Death of Woman Found Dead After Wednesday Moscow Fire Investigated as Homicide, Minnick Will Vote Against Climate Change Bill HiFi

Thursday, Jun 25 New Oregon Landfill Law to Cause Changes in Latah County Waste Policies, National Professors' Group Sanctions NIC for Not Renewing Part-Time Instructor's Contract, Tentative Brucellosis Pact Announced HiFi

Wednesday, Jun 24 Governor Gives Transportation Funding Task Force 2 Years to Find Money Source, Moscow School Board Approves Budget that Includes Federal Stimulus Money, New Paradise Creek Route Planned for UI Campus HiFi

Tuesday, Jun 23 City Committee Scraps Much of Downtown Parking Plan, Idaho Transportation Commission Discounted 2007 Study Saying Small Vehicle Owners Subsidizing Large Truckers' Share of Fees, More Opposition to Proposed UI Parma Research Center Closure, US Attorney Announces Federal Indictment Against Spokane Police Officer in Zehm Case HiFi

Monday, Jun 22 Administrative Committee Sends Bar Smoking Ban to Full Council, Petition Asks Mormons to Soften Gay Marriage Stance, City of Spokane Files Papers Saying Zehm Responsible for His Death HiFi

Friday, Jun 19 Special: Excerpts From Borah Symposium Panel on Health Care with John Hassel, Director of the DC Office of UN AIDS, Sociologist Marie Therese Neuilly of the University of Nantes in France, Georgetown University Professor of Global Health & International Affairs Jose Romero Teruel HiFi

Thursday, Jun 18 Tidwell Takes Helm at Forest Service and says Stimulus Money to be Spent Rapidly, Senator Crapo Says He'll Filibuster Changes to Clean Water Act, Half Billion Dollar Revenue Shortfall for Washington, WSU Eliminates 359 Positions and 3 Departments, Clearwater Economic Development Association Says it Won't Merge with LEDC, Ed Board Approves BSU Presidential Salary HiFi

Wednesday, Jun 17 Idaho DEQ & EPA Plans on Dumping Silver Valley Superfund Waste Near Cataldo Mission in July, UI Sheep Researcher Takes Leave of Absence Pending School's Investigation into Sheep Disease Statemets, UI Plans on Closing Parma Research Center, Moscow to Consider Banning Smoking in Bars HiFi

Tuesday, Jun 16 Council puts Off Decision on Downtown Parking Plan, Unemployment Up in Idaho & Down in Latah County, Moscow Hit by Burglary Spree HiFi

Monday, Jun 15 CIA Director Leon Panetta says he Fired Spokane Psychology Firm that Designed CIA Torture Program, UI Education Dean Steps Down to Take New Job, Minnick Comments on his Opposition to Global Warming and Universal Health Care Bills, Washington Department of Corrections Settles with Femal Inmates Over Sex Abuse Allegations HiFi

Friday, Jun 12 Special: New Downtown Parking Plan. Plus Headlines: Wal-Mart Plans Smaller Supercenter in Pullman than Planned, 5 Members of California Church Group Visiting Sandpoint Area Confirmed with Swine Flu, Ill Bighorn Killed, Hailey Council Appoints Hemp Committee HiFi

Thursday, Jun 11 Wildlife Biologists says Daughter of UI Caine Veterinary Teaching Unit Head Did Research Finding Transmission of Pneumonia Between Domestic and Bighorn Sheep, UI to Host Major Evolution Conference This Weedend & Early Next Week, US Fish & Wildlife Service Agrees to Consider Endangered Species Protection for Wolverines HiFi

Wednesday, Jun 10 Gunman Who Kills Holocaust Museum Guard in DC Lived in Northern Idaho for a Short Time, WSU Will Eliminate Theatre & Dance Department and Will Not Merge it With UI Department, Coeur d'Alene Basin Clean-Up to Get $482 Million in Asarco Bankruptcy Allocation, GAO says Hanford Work Stoppages Need Better Docuementation HiFi

Tuesday, Jun 9 Contract Awarded to Construct US 95 Passing Land North of Moscow, Southeastern Idaho Gay Couple & Children Denied Family Rate at Lava Hots Springs Pool, Biologists says Proposed Columbia Gorge Turbines May Harm Bats & Birds HiFi

Monday, Jun 8 Study Shows Only 3% of Logging Projects Intended to Prevent Catastrophic Wildfires are in Wildland-Urban Interface, Washington Will Continue Basic Health Care Coverage for All 100,000 Low Income Recipients but Increase Premiums, Judge Bradbury Can't See Documents Accusing Him of Judicial Abuse, Administrative Committee Approves North Polk LID HiFi

Friday, Jun 5 Special: Wildlife Ecologist George Wuernther on Western Fire Regimes, Regional Headlines HiFi

Thursday, Jun 4 US 95 Widening Unlikely Until 2012, Conservative Activist Bryan Fischer Leaving Idaho, 3 Sentenced to Decades in Spokane Robbery Case In Which Man Says he Was Part of Conspirary to Frame Them, Spokane Construction Firm Fined for Boise-area Bridge Collapse HiFi

Wednesday, Jun 3 Federal Judge will not Hold Idaho Department of Correction in Contempt for Overcrowding, Energy Northwest Shopping Nuke Plant Idea, Local Environmentalist says Idaho Exemption to Roadless Rule Will Lead to Damaged Habitat HiFi

Tuesday, Jun 2 Arizona Resident has No Memory of Man Police say Shot Him and Moscow UI Student, Forest Service Announces more Stimulus Projects, Lawsuits Filed Over Wolf Protection, Moscow Council Approves Resolution on Legal Fees & Allows Playground Project to Continue & Talks Downtown Parking HiFi

Monday, Jun 1 WSU Theatre & Dance Faculty Want to Avoid Closure by Merging with UI Theatre & Film Department, Snake River Bighorn Sheep with Pneumonia Symptoms Sought by Fish & Game, Moscow Council to Consider Changing Resolution on Paying Legal Fees for City Officials HiFi

Friday, May 29 Special: Reaction to Obama Administration Roadless Area Development Moratorium that Excludes Idaho, Save Our Wild Salmon's Jerry White on a Free Flowing Snake Images HiFi

Thursday, May 28 First Palouse Swine Flu Case Reported in WSU Student, Gritman to Sell Home Care & Hospice, Autopsy Shows Man Killed by Spokane Police in March Shot in Back, Hecla Agrees to $177,500 Fine for Clean Water Act Violations in Silver Valley HiFi

Wednesday, May 27 John Delling Pleads Guilty to Boise Murder, Public Works Committee Hears Downtown Parking Committee Recommendations, Domestic Rights Opponents Appeal Washington Ballot Initiative Description Language, UI Microchip Research Center's New Mexico Activities Questioned HiFi

Tuesday, May 26 City Committee Advances Resolution to Expand Personal Legal Fees City Will Pay for Officials Facing Legal Action, Opponents of Lochsa Exchange to Hold Public Meeting in Potlatch, Idaho Department of Correction to Cut Positions, Gritman Officials Plan to Sell Home Health Care and Hospice Business HiFi

Monday, May 25 Special: Moscow Human Rights Commission Panel Discussion: "Our GLBT Neighbors" HiFi

Friday, May 22 Former Nez Perce County Sheriff Dorion Pleads Guilty to Felony, Echohawk Sworn In. Special: Brett Haverstick on Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act HiFi

Thursday, May 21 Moscow Urban Renewal Agency Hopes to Sell More Spaces at Alturas Industrial Park to Pay Off Debt. Obama Administration Gets More Time to Decide on Defending Bush Administration Logging Policies in Oregon, Idaho Power Stockholders Favor Carbon Release Reduction Goals, WSU Gets Wine Business Management Program HiFi

Wednesday, May 20 Nez Perce Tribal Member Killed by Idaho State Police and Critically Injured Companion were Unarmed, Latah County Commissioners to Lower Holdback from 3% to 2%, Spokane Low Power FM Community Radio Station Gets FCC Permit to go to Full Power, Area School Levies Pass HiFi

Tuesday, May 19 Nez Perce Tribal Member Killed by State Police Near Lewiston, Latah County Commissioners Want Department Heads to Cut 3% From This Year's Budget, Moscow Council to Delay Decision on 6th Street Parking Ban, Boston Firm Buys Yellowstone Club HiFi

Monday, May 18 Idaho's 5th Swine Flu Case is in Coeur d'Alene, UI to Lay Off 21, WSU Gets Pick Capitol Project Allocation, Idaho Legislators from Latah County Give Their Assessent of the Long Session, Livestock Producers Tell USDA Why They Dislike Federal Animal ID Program, Moscow City Council Will Discuss 6th Street Parking Tonight HiFi

Friday, May 15 Leonard Sentenced to 5-15 Years for Manslaughter, Special: Legislators Representing Latah County Report Back to the Community HiFi

Thursday, May 14 Latah Commissioners Dismayed to Find Ring Road Route in Moscow City Comprehensive Plan, UI Student Death Ruled Alcohol Poisoning, Governor Otter Proposes Sending Foreign Inmates Out of Country to Save State Money, 5th Idaho Swine Flu Case Confirmed HiFi

Wednesday, May 13 Idaho Department of Water Quality Will Stop Monitoring 47 Sites on Streams and Rivers Statewide, Rex Rammell Appeals Fines for Elk Farm Violations, Speaker in Moscow Says Fire Policy in the West Puts Too Much Emphasis on Thinning HiFi

Tuesday, May 12 Hard Rock Mining Law Reform Likely this Year, Representative Don Cox will not Run for Re-election, Numerous Road Constructions Projects Slated for Moscow this Summer, Montana Officials to Set Wolf Take Quotas HiFi

Monday, May 11 Lawsuit Against BLM over Sage Grouse Upheld, Libby Residents Angered After W.R. Grace Executives Acquitted, City Administrative Committee Hears about Greenhouse Gas Inventory, Developers Plan Amended Foothills Road Development Re-zone Application, Airport Road in Colfax to be Reconstructed HiFi

Friday, May 8 Special: Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act Hearing before the US House Subcommittee on on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands with Testimony from Gary MacFarlane of Friends of the Clearwater, Singer Carol King, Dean Stewart of Emmanual Lutheran Church, Judy Boyle of the Idaho House, U.S. Representatives Carolyn Moloney of New York, Denny Rehberg of Montana & Don Young of Alaska HiFi

Thursday, May 7 House Votes to Create Interim Panel to Look for Better Source of Idaho State Police and Idaho Parks & Recreation Money, No Special Session in Olympia, UI Will Have $12 Million Less to do the Same Job Next Fiscal Year, Washington Conservatives Divided on Whether to Pursue Repeal of Same Sex Partner Rights, Latah County Commissioners Unanimously Opposed to Lochsa Swap HiFi

Wednesday, May 6 $50 Million Road Repair Deal in the Works in Boise, Snowmobile Groups Sue Over Lynx Habitat, Latah & Nez Perce Counties File Motions to Intervene in Dam Development near Juliaetta, GLBT Community Tells About Fitting in on the Palouse, Pullman Trans Community Member Says She Hasn't Felt Safe in Pullman Since October Assaults HiFi

Tuesday, May 5 Plan to Protect Grizzly Habitat Proposed for Cabinets & Selkirks, Two Moscow Residents Testify in Favor of Northern Rockies Ecosystem Preservation Act to Congressional Subcommittee, Moscow Council Approves Plan to Deal with Potential Flu Pandemic Emergency HiFi

Monday, May 4 House Will Stay in Session for Week, Election Reform Bill Passes Senate, Grey Wolves Off Endangered Species List Again, WSU Police Investigate Reported Assault on Woman by 4 Men HiFi

Friday, May 1 WSU President Elson Floyd says 370 Positions to be Eliminated, Idaho House Tapes Note on Door after Adjourning, Headlines plus Special Broadcast of Interim UI President Steven Daily-Laursen giving State of the Univeristy Address HiFi

Thursday, Apr 30 Suspected Swine Flu Cases in Kootenai & Spokane Counties, Governor Gregoire Signs $5 Million Corridor Infrastructure Bill, Latah County Commissioners Oppose Lochsa Land Swap, Suit Accuses Canyon County of Failing to Protect Rights of Indigent to Adequate Defense HiFi

Wednesday, Apr 29 Interim UI President Says in State of the University Address School will Furlough Some Employees to Meet Budget, Moscow School Superintendent Says District is Being Creative in Saving Money and Will Not Lay Off Employees, Spokane County Settles Taser Suit for $120,000, Libby Asbestos Documents Released HiFi

Tuesday, Apr 28 Ed Funding Bill Passes House and Goes to Governor, Amended Bighorn Sheep Bill Moves Forward After Governor Vetoes First Version, County Commissioners Vote Against Re-Zone North of Moscow, Sixth Street Parking Ban Proposal Draws Opposition HiFi

Monday, Apr 27 Washington Legislature Adjourns after Presenting Severely Slashed Budget, Modified Bighorn Sheep Bill Introduced, Aministrative Committee Considers Sign Ordinance Change, 6th Street Parking Changes Considered, Hundreds in Community Walk HiFi

Friday, Apr 24 Special: Board of Education Press Conference Announcing the Hiring of M. Duane Nellis as University of Idaho President For HiFi version go to our Audio Page

Thursday, Apr 23 Legislators Propose Solution to Road Funding Standoff, Ringo on Legislature Controversy, Governor Signs Eastern Snake River Plain Plan, ISU Cuts 4 Languages HiFi

Wednesday, Apr 22 Kansas State University Provost Duane Nellis Will be Next University of Idaho President, Hanford Will Get 1.9 Billion Dollars in Stimulus Money for Clean-Up, Hanford Contractors' Attorney Says Cold War Companies will Offer Cash Settlements to Downwinders, Former Nez Perce County Sheriff Arrives Back in Lewiston in Handcuffs HiFi  For Complete Nellis Announcement Press Conference Go To Our Audio Page

Tuesday, Apr 21 Otter Vetos 25 More Bills in Retaliation Against House Vote on Gas Tax Increase, Moscow Council Votes to Pay City Council Member Attorney Fees Relating to Records Search and to Charge Fees for Large Public Records Search, NMFS Says EPA Erred in Analysis of 3 Pesticides Impacts on Salmon, Amy Goodman Tells Spokane Crowd about Need for Better Journalism HiFi

Monday, Apr 20 Otter Vetos 10 Spending Bills to Get Legislators to Support his Transportation Plans, City Council Will Hold Public Hearing on Public Record Request Fees & Decide on Paying Council Member Krauss & Steeds Attorney Fees, Hempfest Attracts Hundreds, White Supremacist Organizing in Coeur d'Alene, Corridor Infrastructure Funding Still has Life in Olympia HiFi

Friday, Apr 17 Special: Army Sgt. & Gitmo Defense Attorney David Fract Speaking at UI Law School. For Entire Presentation by Fract go Here HiFi

Thursday, Apr 16 Idaho Senate Leaders Say They'll Likely Accept 5% State Payroll Cut, Bighorn Sheep Control Bill Goes to Governor's Desk, Washington Religious Right Groups Plan Referendum Effort to Repeal Same Sex Couple's Rights Bill HiFi

Wednesday, Apr 15 Idaho House Kills Liquor Reform Bill, Legislators from Moscow not Convinced Lochsa Land Exchange is Good Idea, Nez Perce Tribal Member Tells Local Group about Women's Role in Tribe HiFi

Tuesday, Apr 14 Idaho Senate Votes to Cut State Payroll by 3% and Make Up for It by Using $7.4 Million in Stimulus Money, Regional Unemployment Up, UI Might Have to Delay Starting Stoplight & Intersection Construction at Peterson Drive, Idaho House Votes to Keep Bighorn and Domestic Sheep Separate, Spokane Police Officer who Shot Man While Drunk Resigns HiFi

Monday, Apr 13 New York Company Granted Federal Bureau of Reclamation Permit to Explore Building 2 Dams in Eastern Latah County, City Council Committee Considers Alcohol Permit Application Changes, Appeals Court Rules Against Simplot Phosphate Mine Expansion, Former Idaho Attorney General Larry Echohawk Chosen to Head BIA HiFi

Friday, Apr 10 Friday Special: WSU Press Conference with Veteran White House Correspondent Helen Thomas & CBS News Veteran Bob Shieffer HiFi

Thursday, Apr 9 Local Residents Oppose Lochsa Land Exchange at Informational Meeting, Idaho House Kills Tiniest Gas Tax Increase, Northern Rockies Wilderness Bill Promoted HiFi

Wednesday, Apr 8 J-FAC votes for 3% Payroll Cuts, House Passes UI Tuition Constitutional Amendment, New Water Sale Bill Waiting for Senate Vote, Kathy Kelly Tells KRFP about Protesting Drone Flights in Nevada HiFi

Tuesday, Apr 7 House Approves 'Connecting Idaho' Road Construction Debt but Delays Gas Tax Increase Vote, City Council Approves Grant Application for 2 MPD Officers for UI Campus, Giants of Corporate Journalism Helen Thomas & Bob Shieffer Speak About State of News Media, American Rivers Says Lower Snake is 3rd Most Endangered River HiFi

Monday, Apr 6 Ed Board Approves 6.5% UI Fee Increase, Avista one of Four Utilities Studying Possible 3000 Mile 3000 Megawatt Power Line Between BC & California, Moscow Residents Protest Idaho's Failure to Protect Gays & City's Rejection of Gender Identity Non-Discrimination, Forest Service Studying Using Airliners to Drop Fire Retardants HiFi

Friday, Apr 3 Special: Legal Documents and Protections for Same Sex Couples in Idaho & Washington HiFi

Thursday, Apr 2 Washington Execution Team Quits, Gritman Sues Man who Flooded Hospital in 2007, Idaho Republicans Want Picture ID Requirement for Voting, Final Borah Panel Urges Focus on Global Health HiFi

Wednesday, Apr 1 JFAC Chair Says Committee has Reached Compromise on Salary Cuts, Latah County Commissioners Delay Decision on Residential Rezone North of Moscow, Hanford Gets $2 Billion in Stimulus Money for Clean-Up HiFi


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