A federal jury awarded $75,000 to a couple after their homeowners association tried to prevent them from putting on a week-long Christmas extravaganza. It's a rare loss for homeowners associations, which usually have a broad authority for Grinchiness.
The results of Idaho's gubernatorial primaries suggest a positive shift for conservation.
In Idaho, a state with stringent water rights, the people have managed to recharge the essential Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer that supplies hundreds of thousands with water.
Many legal experts believe the proposed plans violate the law and insurers that offer them will surely be sued.