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Aug. 21 total solar eclipse already causing havoc
Aug. 21 total solar eclipse already causing havoc
Hotel and motel rooms in the path of the eclipse have been full for a couple years, but you and 30 to 40 others can rent a farm and stay in an RV for $35,000.

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Reinforcements arrive to help with destructive Montana fires
Many of the Montana fires were ignited by lightning strikes and spread rapidly thanks to a heatwave and drought conditions.
Progress made on fighting Montana wildfires
The four fires burning in the same area have charred about 390 square miles.
Evacuations ordered near wildfire in northeast Washington
People living near a wildfire in northeast Washington state have been ordered to evacuate
Crews stop spread of huge California wildfire near Yosemite
The fire was 45 percent contained, but officials said it could take crews another two weeks to fully surround it.
Some southern Idaho residents worry about proposed UI dairy
UI still needs to select a building site, then go through the local permit and zoning process.
Linn County sheep producer remembered
Linn County sheep producer remembered
Walter “Lynn” Barnes started raising sheep in 1933 when he was 13 years old.
19-year-old firefighter killed by falling tree in Montana
A 19-year-old firefighter has died after being struck by a falling tree while responding to a blaze in western Montana
Montana fire fund cuts loom as blazes spread across state
Montana's $60 million reserve fund to fight fires could be halved as wildfires are spreading across the state in what officials say could be an expensive season
Central Idaho residents told to prepare to flee wildfire
Residents in rural north-central Idaho have been told to be ready to evacuate due to a 2-square-mile (5-sq kilometer) wildfire burning in timber in steep terrain about 40 miles east of McCall.
Cascade-Siskiyou Monument Divide On Display During Zinke Visit
Most of Oregon’s statewide elected officials spoke in support, while commissioners in Jackson, Klamath and Siskiyou counties opposed the 48,000-acre expansion.