Eye On Boise archive for Nov. 2011

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2011







Boise joins wave with smoking ban... 

The Boise City Council last night enacted a far-reaching anti-smoking ordinance, banning smoking in all bars in the city, at most outdoor patio dining areas, near bus stops or line-ups, in public parks and within 20 feet of the city's Greenbelt path. Idaho already bans...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 29, 2011

Idaho names new state forester

David Groeschl (it rhymes with special) has been named Idaho's state forester by state Department of Lands Director Tom Schultz. Groeschl, who's been the acting state forester since July, joined IDL in 2008 as the forestry and fire division administrator; prior to that, he was...

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MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2011





DEQ cuts amount to quarter of its budget...

Idaho's Department of Environmental Quality has lost a quarter of its budget to cuts since the recession began, AP reporter John Miller reports, and it's part of a national trend that's seeing conservation programs and environmental regulations pared back significantly as states grapple with budget...

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