You might have thought the elections were over in Idaho, but in one Boise-area legislative race, the result’s been in question all this time. First-term Rep. Kathie Garrett, R-Boise, initially beat Democratic challenger Sean Spence by just nine votes, a super-thin margin that led to...
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 24, 2004
MONDAY, NOV. 22, 2004
A year after he was nominated, former Idaho Attorney General Al Lance has, at long last, been confirmed by the Senate for an appointment to the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.Lance, who served two terms as attorney general, left office two years ago...
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 17, 2004
What will you be doing for Thanksgiving? Gov. Dirk Kempthorne will be serving up turkey to Idaho National Guard troops in Louisiana, where they’re preparing to begin deploying to Iraq the day after the holiday.To give the troops a proper send-off, Kempthorne also has arranged...
TUESDAY, NOV. 9, 2004
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 3, 2004
As the dust settles from a busy election night, it appears that Idaho Democrats have lost three seats in the state House, dropping from 16 to 13 seats there, but kept even with seven seats in the state Senate.There could still be recounts in some...
MONDAY, NOV. 1, 2004
Short takes and breaking news from the Idaho Legislature and the state capital.