Dan Robbins Featured on Idaho Climbing

Dan Robbins who has an extensive Borah web presence is featured on t.v. and in magazines year.
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Idaho Newspaper Story on Highpointer Chris Anderson

The Magic Valley Times News in Idaho has a profile of Chris Anderson who has completed 46 of the lower 48 and whose website was one of the first devoted to highpointing.
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USGS Lists 169 Volcanoes That Need to Be Watched

Spatial News reports the USGS has issued it first list of 169 U.S. volcanoes that need to be monitored through its National Volcano Early Warning System (NVEWS) .
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Lack of Attention to 1983 Borah Earthquake Raised in Idaho Gold Mine Controversy

The Boise Weekly reports Idaho has received its first application in more than 10 years for a new cyanidation gold mining facility. Desert Mineral Mining’s proposed small facility is located a 15-mile crow’s flight from downtown Boise off of Blacks Creek Road in northwest Elmore County. The article notes that 90 percent of the gold mined in the U.S.uses cyanide. The article criticizes the application because it is not even mention the earthquake hazard of the Borah 7.3 quake in 1983.
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62 Bighorn Sheep Released on Borah Peak

Buckmasters Online reports 62 bighorn sheep from Montana have been released at Borah Peak. The bighorns were captured near Augusta, Montana. Helicopters flew over the animals, and nets were shot over the ewes selected for transplant. Every animal is outfitted each with ear tags and a radio collar.


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