Rare Death Valley wildflower no longer endangered

This Nov. 17, 2013, photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows the Eureka Valley evening primrose. Federal officials say the rare desert wildflower that only grows in California's Death Valley National Park is no longer endangered. (Erin Nordin/USFWS via AP)

DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Federal officials say a rare desert wildflower that only grows in Death Valley National Park is no longer endangered.

Library offering seeds for visitors to check out

In this March 30, 2018 photo, Suzanne "Suzi" Catharine, the Livingston-Park County Public Library's outreach services librarian, inspects packets in the new seed library, in Livingston, Mont. Seed libraries encourage local food production, plant diversity and the promulgation of seeds that do well in a particular environment. (Liz Kearney/Livingston Enterprise via AP)

LIVINGSTON, Mont. (AP) — You could say that seed libraries are sprouting up all over.

New rules have MT marijuana providers testing, labeling

FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2017 file photo John Salazar fills an order for a patient at Spark1, a medical marijuana provider in Bozeman, Mont. Medical marijuana providers in Montana will start testing, labeling and tracking their products with new state regulations taking effect on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. The new rules lay out how the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services will regulate the medical marijuana industry from seed to sale. (Rachel Leathe /Bozeman Daily Chronicle via AP,File)

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Medical marijuana providers in Montana will start testing, labeling and tracking their products as new rules take effect Tuesday for state officials to keep close tabs on pot plants from seedlings until they’re sold.

Rule bans vessels from releasing sewage into Puget Sound

FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2014, file photo, Terry Durfee prepares his equipment to pump sewage out of a holding tank of a pleasure boat moored in Lake Washington and into his smaller boat for transport to a waste facility, in Bellevue, Wash. Recreational and commercial vessels will not be able to release treated or untreated sewage into Puget Sound waters under new rules approved by the state. The Department of Ecology on Monday, April 9, 2018, officially designated a new "no discharge zone" in Puget Sound to improve water quality and protect shellfish beds and swimming beaches from harmful bacteria. The new rules begin May 10. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

SEATTLE (AP) — Recreational and commercial vessels will not be able to release treated or untreated sewage into Puget Sound waters under new rules approved by the state aimed at improving water quality.

Refugee resettlement in Idaho has slowed to a ‘trickle’

Anat Akari, right, goes over vocabulary words with Alphonse Raly on Tuesday at the College of Southern Idaho Refugees Center in Twin Falls. Raly has been in the United States for a month with his family. Pat Sutphin / Twin Falls Times-News

TWIN FALLS — As seven refugees watched on, teacher Anat Askari wrote a phrase on a whiteboard: “siblings = brothers and sisters.”

Police: Woman who drove SUV with family off cliff was drunk

FILE - This March 20, 2016, file photo shows Hart family of Woodland, Wash., at a Bernie Sanders rally in Vancouver, Wash. A body was recovered Saturday, April 7, 2018, in the vicinity where an SUV plunged off a Northern California cliff last month, killing the family of eight in what authorities suspect may have been an intentional crash. One of the women were drunk when she drove her large family off a Northern California cliff last month and her wife and several children had large amounts of a drug in their systems that can cause drowsiness, authorities said Friday, April 13, 2018. (Tristan Fortsch/KATU News via AP, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A woman was drunk when she drove her large family off a Northern California cliff last month and her wife and several children had large amounts of a drug in their systems that can cause drowsiness, authorities said Friday.

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