SurvivalBlog’s News From The American Redoubt

This weekly column features news stories and event announcements from around the American Redoubt region. (Idaho, Montana, eastern Oregon, eastern Washington, and Wyoming.) Much of the region is also more commonly known as The Inland Northwest. We also mention companies of interest to preppers and survivalists that are located in the American Redoubt region. Today, news of the death of former astronaut Frank Borman. (See the Montana section.)


Judge blocks enforcement of Idaho ‘abortion trafficking’ law.

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The U.S. Project Meant To Debut Revolutionary Nuclear Reactors Just Fell Apart. (Our thanks to reader C.B. for the link.)

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Boise: Wild horses ready for greener pastures.


Montanan Frank Borman, who circled the moon for NASA, dies at 95 in Billings.

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ZooMontana welcomes new grizzly cubs from Northwest Montana.

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Billings ‘Rise and Shine’ mural damaged in underpass construction. JWR’s Comment:  In some more populous and lawless states, a mural like that would have been destroyed by graffiti artists within months.

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Laurel High senior to graduate with a top pilot rating.

Central & Eastern Oregon

Man dead after being hit by train in Pendleton.

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Bend woman charged in alleged dog mauling death pleads not guilty.

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Next phase of Hwy. 97 project on Bend’s north end will shift and squeeze lanes for 8 months, halt some turns.

Central & Eastern Washington

Work on damaged pipeline complete, unknown when gas service will be restored to Palouse region.

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Another to file under” “Perpetrators from Outside the Redoubt: Wrong-way driver who killed two kids in head-on crash on I-82 sentenced to twenty years.

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Salmonella Outbreak Traced to Pets Sold at Pasco Flea Market.


Traveling Geologist Spots Wyoming Road Sign Mistake.

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Natrona County Sheriff’s searching for felony escapee.

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Four New Fugitives Added to Laramie County’s ‘Most Wanted’ List.

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