Eye On Boise archive for Oct. 2013

THURSDAY, OCT. 31, 2013


First Lady Lori Otter and Gov. Butch Otter, costumed as firefighters, distribute candy, books and toothbrushes to trick-or-treaters on the Statehouse steps on Oct. 31, 2013. (Betsy Russell)

It's trick-or-treat time...

It's trick-or-treat time, and among those handing out the treats are Gov. Butch Otter and First Lady Lori Otter, who, dressed in real firefighter outfits, are dispensing candy, books and toothbrushes to costumed kids on the Statehouse steps. Otter recalled visiting Idaho firefighters on the...

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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 30, 2013







TUESDAY, OCT. 29, 2013

The Idaho Freedom Foundation says it will put up more billboards like this one in Burley, criticizing local legislators' votes on the state health insurance exchange.

Billboards target Idaho lawmakers in their districts 

Billboards bashing Idaho legislators for their votes on a state insurance exchange have begun popping up in their legislative districts. Idaho Freedom Foundation chief Wayne Hoffman says the signs are part of his group’s lobbying campaign to get Idaho’s exchange repealed in the legislative session...

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MONDAY, OCT. 28, 2013




FRIDAY, OCT. 25, 2013



GE subsidiary drops megaload appeal

Here's a news item from the Associated Press: LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — A General Electric Co. subsidiary has given up its legal fight to haul the second of two huge loads of water purification equipment through the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest and will find another...

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THURSDAY, OCT. 24, 2013



9th Circuit rejects Edgar Steele's appeal 

A federal appeals court has rejected an appeal from Edgar Steele, the self-proclaimed “attorney for the damned” from North Idaho, who was sentenced to 50 years in prison for the attempted murder-for-hire of his wife. Steele claimed improper jury instructions and other errors in his...

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Lawerence Denney announces his candidacy for Idaho Secretary of State to supporters at the state Capitol on Thursday (Betsy Russell)

Of website updates and campaign announcements... 

Former House Speaker Lawerence Denney, now a GOP state representative from Midvale, is flying around the state today in a neighbor’s Cessna 182, making stops to announce his run for Idaho Secretary of State in Idaho Falls, Boise and Coeur d’Alene. But he sent no...

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