Monthly Archives: September 2018

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Being Lifted

With cooler temperatures lowering the threat of wildfires, state and federal land management agencies will lift Stage 1 Fire Restrictions. Idaho Public Radio’s Lauren Orr has more. (:35)

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Idaho Fish and Game is removing the Stage 1 fire restrictions from the lands it owns and manages as of Friday, Sept. 21.

Fish and Game says the move is being made in conjunction with the Idaho Department of Lands removing  restrictions statewide, also effective on Friday.

Fish and Game says it may continue to prohibit fires in localized areas. Those notices will be posted to notify the public of continued fire restrictions.

Fire season is winding down in Idaho, but state officials say land closures from recent fires, planned or active prescribed fires, and other fire-related restrictions could remain in place.

I’m Lauren Orr reporting.

Posted September 20, 2018

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‘Take Back the Night’ Rally is Thursday at U-Idaho in Moscow

All this month, the University of Idaho in Moscow has been featuring “I’ve Got Your Back” safety initiatives. Idaho Public Radio’s Faith Evans has more.

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A rally and march to bring awareness to interpersonal violence will take place Thursday on the University of Idaho campus in Moscow.

The U of I Women’s Center is partnering with Violence Prevention Programs and other campus groups for the annual rally to show support for those affected by interpersonal violence.

The idea for ‘Take Back the Night’ started at the International Tribunal on Crimes Against Women in March 1976 in Brussels. Two thousand women representing 40 countries held a candlelight procession to protest against sexual assault and domestic violence.

Since then, the movement has spread across the world and become internationally known as a way to take a stand against sexual violence and other forms of discriminatory violence.

I’m Faith Evans reporting.

Posted September 18, 2018

Note: Rally and march: Thursday, Sept. 20, at 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM, starting at Ag Sci Auditorium, Room 106, U-Idaho, Moscow.

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Idaho Defeats Western New Mexico

Idaho football defeated Western New Mexico Saturday, 56-10. Idaho Public Radio’s Faith Evans has that story. (:44)

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Idaho football scored 49 unanswered points on its way to its first victory of the season last weekend, defeating Western New Mexico 56-10.

Here’s Vandal quarterback Colton Richardson:

Colton Richardson: “This game was a lot better than Fresno State, of course, but, I mean, it really helped all of our confidence, for sure, especially the offense, scoring all those points, really helped us, and we now know we can put up those points.”

Defense was a key factor in the game, as well. Western New Mexico rushed for 109 yards in the first half, but the Vandals allowed just 14 yards rushing after halftime.

Idaho doesn’t play this weekend. The Vandals open Big Sky Conference play on Sept. 22 at UC Davis. Kickoff is scheduled for 4 p.m. PT.

I’m Faith Evans reporting.

(Audio of Colton Richardson via Idaho football media availability, September 11, 2018)

Posted September 13, 2018.

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