He repeated his commitment to find alternatives to field-burning in North Idaho: “Because if we can do that, that is going to help us with the air quality.”
After lots and lots of questions, he helped disassemble a twisted web of microphones that TV crews had set up on a stand in front of him. While he was at it, the governor joked, “Did you want all these on? Because I turned ‘em off.”
Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.
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