Eye On Boise

MONDAY, AUG. 31, 2015




Parks Board hits brakes on park-naming rules

After promising that new corporate sponsorship programs for Idaho’s state parks wouldn’t lead to renaming state parks for Coca-Cola or Doritos, state parks board members were faced with new administrative rules last week that actually didn’t rule that out. The proposed rules put lots of...

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FRIDAY, AUG. 28, 2015






THURSDAY, AUG. 27, 2015




1st District Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador introduces Rand Paul in Boise on Thursday; Labrador is Paul's western states chairman, and has been traveling with him throughout his swing through five western states for "Stand with Rand" rallies. (Betsy Z. Russell photo)

Labrador: Paul will be consistent, unlike others 

Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador told today’s “Stand With Rand” rally that many promising candidates have been elected to Congress. “The dirty little secret is when they got to Washington, D.C., they forgot the promises they made to their constituents,” he said. “Sadly, I saw that...

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U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky addresses supporters Wednesday at the Doubletree Hotel in Spokane. (Dan Pelle)

Rand Paul holds rallies in Boise, Nampa today

GOP presidential hopeful Rand Paul holds a rally at Boise State University's SUB this morning at 11:30, followed by another at the Nampa Civic Center at 2:45; both events, like another last night at North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene, are billed as “Stand With...

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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 26, 2015






Otter calls for applicants for PUC post 

Gov. Butch Otter is calling for applicants for an opening in January on the state Public Utilities Commission. “We are looking for candidates who possess the right mix of enthusiasm and temperament to oversee one of the most vital regulatory functions in state government,” Otter...

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TUESDAY, AUG. 25, 2015

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