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Eye On Boise archive for Jan. 1, 2015

THURSDAY, DEC. 10, 2015



WEDNESDAY, DEC. 9, 2015








Idaho liquor laws send Idaho restaurateur to Colorado 

When successful Idaho restaurateur Kevin Settles looked for a place to open a fourth Bardenay restaurant and distillery, he looked to Colorado, not Idaho, the Idaho Business Review reports, because of Idaho’s pricey and prohibitive liquor license laws. “I would like to operate in a...

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TUESDAY, DEC. 8, 2015

Rep. Hy Kloc, left, Attorney General Lawrence Wasden, right, and Rabbi Mendel Lifschitz, center, after the lighting of a Chanukah menorah in the state Capitol rotunda on Tuesday evening

Chanukah ceremony draws crowd to Capitol rotunda

About 70 people gathered in the second-floor rotunda of the state Capitol this evening for a Chanukah menorah-lighting ceremony that included remarks from Boise Police Chief Bill Bones, Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden, state Treasurer Ron Crane, and state Rep. Hy Kloc, D-Boise, along with...

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Idaho, Boise rank high for volunteerism

Idaho has ranked second in the nation for its rate of volunteerism, for the second year in a row, according to the Corporation for National and Community Service. Its annual report, “Volunteering and Civic Life in America,” showed Idaho ranking only behind Utah; and Boise...

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MONDAY, DEC. 7, 2015



November revenues up; state budget surplus grows... 

Idaho’s general fund tax revenues came in higher than expected in all categories in November, running 3.7 percent ahead of forecasts and 4.4 percent higher than the same month a year earlier. That puts year-to-date state tax collections 0.5 percent ahead of projections, and 5...

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