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WEDNESDAY, JULY 31, 2013






TUESDAY, JULY 30, 2013


Tue., July 30, 2013, 12:18 p.m.

Grasshopper infestation hits Valley County

There's a big grasshopper infestation in Valley County, the AP reports, with the state Department of Agriculture reporting crop damage and an explosion in the insect's numbers since July 4. State standards say a grasshopper outbreak reaches damaging levels when there are eight grasshoppers per...

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Tue., July 30, 2013, 9:19 a.m.

ITD, feds at odds over Highway 12 megaloads

The Lewiston Tribune reports today that the U.S. Forest Service is revising one of its interim criteria on megaloads at the request of the Idaho Transportation Department, but the two agencies remain at odds over the prospect of giant truck shipments across U.S. Highway 12...

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MONDAY, JULY 29, 2013






Mon., July 29, 2013, 8:27 a.m.

Luna hires Quarles as chief deputy superintendent 

Idaho state schools Superintedent Tom Luna has announced that he's hired Roger Quarles, currently a BSU professor and co-director of the Idaho Leads project at Boise State University, as his chief deputy superintendent; Quarles will start Aug. 19. He is also the former superintendent of...

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Mon., July 29, 2013, 7:20 a.m.

Highway 12 megaloads controversy takes another turn...

The controversy over shipping oversize loads to Alberta’s oil patch through an Idaho river corridor took another turn last week, reports Spokesman-Review reporter Becky Kramer. Two giant water-purification units arrived at the Port of Wilma in Clarkston, but it remains unclear when, or if, the...

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FRIDAY, JULY 26, 2013





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