Article Photos: Education battle tops Idaho news stories for 2012 14/15

Claire Veseth, mother of fallen forest firefighter Anne Veseth, is escorted by U.S. Forest Service Honor Guard Commander Ed Martinez from her daughter's funeral at Moscow, Idaho, on Saturday, Aug.18, 2012, which was attended by two hundred firefighters from the region. Idaho experienced one of its worst wildfire seasons, with 1,151 wildfires tallied and a nation-leading 2,600 square miles burned, the most in the state since 2007, according to the National Interagency Fire Center. (AP Photo/Lewiston Tribune, Barry Kough)