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SATURDAY, AUG. 13, 2016


Nez Perce County Democrats are still fired up about Bernie Sanders

The Democratic National Convention was a “tough indoctrination” for Bernie Sanders supporters, but two local Democrats hope it sparked an enduring commitment to citizen engagement and grass-roots politics. Sanders, a slightly rumpled-but-charismatic senator from Vermont, turned what was supposed to ...

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FRIDAY, AUG. 12, 2016


THURSDAY, AUG. 11, 2016

Kootenai County property taxes to increase for 2017

The Kootenai County Board of Commissioners proposes spending about $14 million in the coming fiscal year to expand the county jail, expand vehicle and drivers license services, build shared parking with the city of Coeur d’Alene, and improve evidence storage.

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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 10, 2016

Cooler temperatures help slow central Idaho wildfire

LOWMAN, Idaho – Cooler temperatures and reduced winds have helped firefighters battling a central Idaho wildfire that remained at about 100 square miles Wednesday. But fire officials said the small town of Lowman is still in danger and the Banks-Lowman ...

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Idaho to delay submitting new science standards

State officials say new K-12 science standards – which include for the first time references to global warming and the Big Bang Theory – won’t be submitted to the Idaho Legislature until 2018 after receiving a surprise rejection from lawmakers earlier this year.

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TUESDAY, AUG. 9, 2016








Blogs

Eye On BoiseIn praise of September weekends…

The leaves are starting to turn, the days vary between summer-warm and fall-crisp, and Boise’s had a pretty darn gorgeous September so far. Not only that, the weekends in particular ...





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