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Eye On Boise idaho archive

FRIDAY, SEPT. 15, 2017

This June 4, 2016 photo provided by Nils Ribi Photography shows the Milky Way in the night sky at the foot of the Boulder Mountains in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area, Idaho. (AP / Nils Ribi Photography)

Stargazers eye the nation's first dark sky reserve in Idaho

Tourists heading to central Idaho will be in the dark if local officials get their way. The first International Dark Sky Reserve in the United States would fill a chunk of the state's sparsely populated region that contains night skies so pristine that interstellar dust clouds are visible in the Milky Way. "We know the night sky has inspired...

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FRIDAY, JULY 21, 2017

TUESDAY, SEPT. 13, 2016

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MONDAY, MAY 16, 2016

Denney urges Idahoans to vote tomorrow 

Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney isn’t offering a turnout prediction for tomorrow’s Idaho primary election, but he is urging people to vote. “I think there are some very interesting local races, some sheriff and county commission races,” he noted. Plus, there’s a four-way Idaho...

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Shawn Keough, Idaho's longest-serving state senator, talks North Idaho politics in a May 3 interview (Kathy Plonka)

Of District 1 legislative races, the 'American Redoubt' and politics in North Idaho... 

In Idaho’s northernmost legislative district, Republican Party politics has been pulled farther to the right in recent years with the rise of the tea party. But now a new element is pushing the party farther still: the arrival of conservative Christian “preppers” fleeing more populated states, who see the region as a “redoubt” – a place to...

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FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2016


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MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2016

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