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Anteia McCollum

Anteia McCollum

Anteia McCollum is an intern with the Idaho Capital Sun. She will graduate from a the University of Idaho with a journalism degree in December. She has served as a columnist, reporter, photographer, graphic designer and editor during her time at The Argonaut, the UI student newspaper. She also freelances with Project FARE, a nonprofit focused on telling Idaho's food stories. In 2017, she joined the Idaho Army National Guard as a combat engineer and will complete her contract in December 2023. She's an avid outdoor enthusiast with an interest in environmental reporting as a lifelong career. Her hobbies collide with her line of work, including reading, photography, design and some outside activities like backpacking and wandering around the local farmers market.

Over 60 Idaho communities receive funding to improve water systems

By: - July 5, 2022

A total of 63 communities across Idaho will receive funding for clean water projects ranging from the evaluation and repair of current water distribution to removing lead water pipes. 

Photo shows a sign that reads, "Get your colloidal silver here"

FDA warns North Idaho business of ‘serious violations’ with its sale of mineral supplements

By: - July 1, 2022

A business in Kooskia that sells supplements, such as colloidal silver, violated federal law and regulations, according to a warning letter issued by the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA inspected C R Supplements last year, between Dec. 6 and Dec. 10. That inspection and a review of the business’s website and Facebook page found "serious violations" of federal law and regulations, according to the letter, sent to owner Susan Hull on April 20.

Idaho’s Highway 95 expansion near Moscow faces opposition from environmental group

By: - June 29, 2022

The Idaho Transportation Department is moving forward with construction south of Moscow that will expand Highway 95 and create a safer route for drivers, the department said. Drivers can expect to begin using the highway in October 2024, according to ITD. The project has been long in the making, with original plans beginning in 1999 […]

Flood in Coeur d'Alene Lake

As phosphorus levels rise in Coeur d’Alene Lake, new plan invests $20M for water quality efforts

By: - June 23, 2022

As phosphorus and lead levels in Coeur d’Alene Lake increase at a quicker pace, Idaho Gov. Brad Little is directing millions of dollars to research and efforts that will inform decisions about the health of the lake and surrounding communities.

Lochsa River Corridor on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests

Nez Perce Tribe signs Good Neighbor Authority agreement with Nez-Perce Clearwater National Forest

By: - June 17, 2022

The agreement will allow for more partnerships for fuels reduction projects. Other goals of the agreement include conducting heritage surveys and to begin planning projects that benefit the most important areas to the tribe.