Eye On Boise archive for Aug. 2013

FRIDAY, AUG. 30, 2013

State Rep. Mat Erpelding, D-Boise, began his quest to hike the length of the state on the 950-mile Idaho Centennial Trail on Aug. 19 here at Upper Priest River Falls.
 (Mat Erpelding)

State legislator hiking the length of Idaho 

State Rep. Mat Erpelding is attempting to hike a 950-mile route along the Centennial Trail stretching the entire length of Idaho in about 40 days, reports S-R outdoors writer Rich Landers, who has a write-up about Erpelding’s hike here. Erpelding said he’s making the big...

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Bujak gets law license reinstated

Here's a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Former Canyon County prosecutor John Bujak can practice law again after his license was re-instated by the Idaho Supreme Court. Bujak's license was suspended in 2012 as he was fighting prosecution for misusing...

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Hot-air balloons over Ann Morrison Park in Boise, as part of the 22nd Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic on Friday morning. The balloon launches will continue each morning through the weekend. (Betsy Russell)

Balloons over Boise...

After adverse weather conditions halted the balloon launches two days in a row, this morning’s mass balloon launch from Ann Morrison Park for the “Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic” was a sight to see. Dozens of brightly colored balloons rose from the park; some drifted...

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THURSDAY, AUG. 29, 2013


Simpson, Labrador aligned on Syria strike 

Here's a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — It took potential military action against Syria to get Republican U.S. Reps. Mike Simpson and Raul Labrador on the same side. The feuding Idaho lawmakers signed a letter to President Barack Obama, urging...

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