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Local Tiny black bear found roaming Oregon campground (New) Tiny black bear found roaming Oregon campground (Photo Gallery)
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife believes a frail black bear cub found in Linn County on Memorial Day will make a full recovery. However, it’s unlikely he’ll get released back into the wild. How the cub got separated from its mother remains a mystery.
Local Democratic lawmakers say Idaho should ditch private prisons Democratic lawmakers say Idaho should ditch private prisons
The U.S. Department of Justice announced last week that while investigators didn't find evidence of a federal criminal violation, they did find miscommunication problems and other issues with the state correction department and Idaho State Police.