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Cooler weather prompts easing of some wildfire restrictions

WILDFIRES -- Little by little, wildfire-related restrictions on public access are being eased in select areas of the Inland Northwest as cool, wet weather helps tame fires and ease drought conditions. While many restrictions still apply to the region's private timberlands and portions of the...

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Balloons are back over Boise...

At least two dozen brightly colored hot-air balloons filled the sky over downtown Boise this morning, as the annual Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic kicked into gear. Yesterday’s launch was canceled due to high gusty winds 300 feet above the ground, but today’s conditions were...


An encounter with David Letterman 

Fellow Ball State University graduate David Letterman and I crossed paths once. Just once. I was a freshman in 1968 and Dave was a senior. I lived in Waggoner Hall, which at that time was a dorm for men only and was often referred to...

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