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October 29, 2014 4:04 am Photos

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Possible complete mammoth skeleton found in Idaho

AMERICAN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — A portion of a Columbian mammoth skull and tusks have been uncovered in southeastern Idaho, and experts say a rare entire skeleton might be buried there.

October 27, 2014 2:28 pmLoading…
Dog Of The Week: Meet Zoe

Dog Of The Week: Meet Zoe

Zoe is a 1-year-old Collie mix. She looks like a scruffy terrier with longer legs! Zoe is a sweet but shy girl who needs some patient TLC to help her relax. She is housebroken and undeniably cute with her big ears and winsome smile. With the lovely autumn weather, you’ll catch this playful g…

October 24, 2014 8:00 am
Goldberg: The good news about offshore oil rigs

Goldberg: The good news about offshore oil rigs

Renewable energy is killing birds.

October 21, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
Clover comeback? 'Bee lawns' gaining favor

Clover comeback? 'Bee lawns' gaining favor

The clean lawn ethic is giving way to herb and vegetable gardens.

October 21, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Clover comeback? 'Bee lawns' gaining favor

Clover comeback? 'Bee lawns' gaining favor

This July 6, 2014 photo shows a honeybee harvesting pollen from one of the clover blooms on a lawn near Langley, Wash. White clover generally is considered the best plant companion to cool season lawn grasses when trying to attract pollinators. Blended bee-friendly lawns can be a beneficial …

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Clover comeback? 'Bee lawns' gaining favor

Clover comeback? 'Bee lawns' gaining favor

This March 31, 2012 photo shows dandelions on a lawn near Langley, Wash. Dandelions can be an asset if you’re trying to bring pollinating insects to your yard. They’re attractive to foraging honeybees because they bloom at a time when little else is flowering. (AP Photo/Dean Fosdick)

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Dog Of The Week: Meet Harold (adopted)

Dog Of The Week: Meet Harold (adopted)

Harold is a 3-year-old Treeing Walker Coonhound with a sweet disposition. True to his breed, Harold has a curiosity for life and smelling! He lets his nose lead the way. He is housebroken and walks well on a leash. His forever family should expect a lifetime of sloppy kisses and hound-dog sn…

October 18, 2014 6:00 am
Rare ancient Chinese bronzes go on display in US

Rare ancient Chinese bronzes go on display in US

SANTA ANA, Calif. — When the mysterious people of China’s Sanxingdui packed up and moved away 3,000 years ago, they left behind no written language and no indication of who they were, where they were going or why.

October 17, 2014 9:14 am Photos

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Dog Of The Week: Meet Simon (adopted)

Dog Of The Week: Meet Simon (adopted)

Simon is a 7-year-old Labrador retriever mix. Even at 7 years, this fun-loving boy has plenty of energy and zest for life! He is housebroken, walks well on a leash, and knows sit, shake and speak. He’d love an active home with older children and a fenced-in yard where he can play and explore…

October 08, 2014 7:45 am
Dog Of The Week: Meet Bell (adopted)

Dog Of The Week: Meet Bell (adopted)

Bell is a 7-year-old brown Shiba Inu and Beagle mix. This adorable girl is relaxed, attentive and gentle. She?d love a home with older adults who want a snuggly lap dog. She is housebroken and walks beautifully on a leash. The first thing you notice about Bell, besides her sweet personality…

September 30, 2014 8:45 am
Dog Of The Week: Meet Sherman (adopted)

Dog Of The Week: Meet Sherman (adopted)

Sherman is a 2-year-old pit bull with a fun-loving spirit! This happy boy enjoys people and playtime. He is housebroken, walks well on a leash and sits for treats. He is in our Shelter to Home training program, where he learns basic obedience, like ‘sit’ and ‘down.’ If you’re looking to adop…

September 22, 2014 2:00 pm
Dog Of The Week: Meet Baby (adopted)

Dog Of The Week: Meet Baby (adopted)

Baby is a spayed 9-year-old Chihuahua. Typical for a senior dog, Baby has some special needs. She’s missing most of her teeth, and she’s also shy around new people. Her forever home cannot have children. If you’re looking for a senior dog who just needs some gentle loving, then Baby might be…

September 18, 2014 7:45 am
Dog Of The Week: Meet Minnie (adopted)

Dog Of The Week: Meet Minnie (adopted)

Minnie is a 6-year-old rat terrier with an adorable spotted black and white coat.She is housebroken and walks well on a leash. If you’re ready for a sweet, friendly pup, then come meet Minnie!

September 08, 2014 11:45 pm
Dog Of The Week: Meet Simon (adopted)

Dog Of The Week: Meet Simon (adopted)

Simon is a 7-year-old English Springer Spaniel, a breed that does not often come into the Humane Society! You’ll easily fall in love with his handsome coat and winsome personality. At 7 years, he still has plenty of energy and curiosity for life. He is housebroken and walks well on a leash. …

September 05, 2014 2:30 pm
Dog Of The Week: Meet Carlie (adopted)

Dog Of The Week: Meet Carlie (adopted)

Carlie is a 3-year-old beagle mix. Sadly, Carlie came to the Humane Society from a rough situation, but she’s still full of love and playfulness! Her right front leg is deformed, but it does not cause her pain. She’s learned to happily hop along on walks. True to her breed, she adores explor…

August 26, 2014 8:00 am
Dog Of The Week: Meet Max (adopted)

Dog Of The Week: Meet Max (adopted)

Max is a 1-year-old beagle mix. True to his breed, he has a curiosity and zest for life! He lets his nose lead the way, and his friendly, goofy personality wins over everyone. He is housebroken and walks well on a leash. At only 1 year, Max has plenty of playful energy, so his forever famil…

August 22, 2014 8:00 am
Dog of the Week: Meet Carly (adopted)

Dog of the Week: Meet Carly (adopted)

Carly is a 5-month-old Labrador retriever mix. Like all puppies, Carly brims with curious and playful energy. Nothing makes her happier than playing with her human friends. Even at 5 months, Carly already knows some basic obedience. She’ll need additional training to learn more commands and …

August 14, 2014 6:00 am
Dog of the Week: Meet Hopi (adopted)

Dog of the Week: Meet Hopi (adopted)

Hopi is a 2-year-old chocolate Labrador retriever mix. Hopi can be timid and uncomfortable in new situations, so she needs a loving forever home to make her feel safe. Once she trusts you, you’ll see her friendly, playful personality. She may do best as the only dog in the household. She is …

August 07, 2014 5:00 pm

Feds seek extra holding space for Western mustangs

Animal welfare activists slam feds for seeking holding space for wild horses.

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