Stories tagged: J.R. Simplot
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 10:58 a.m.
WSU, University of Idaho join search for super spuds
A program that teamed up three universities and three agricultural commissions in 1984 has recently experienced its fourth great success with a newly bred potato that seems to be superior …
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016, 4:06 p.m.
With no governor’s mansion, Idaho to continue paying Gov. Otter $54,000 a year to live at home
Idaho remains one of just six states with no governor’s mansion, and a state committee decided Monday to continue paying a $4,500-per-month housing stipend to the governor until that changes.
Sun., Dec. 6, 2015, 6 a.m.
Eye on Boise: Eye on Boise: Idaho reps split votes on transportation, education
Eye on Boise column for Sunday
Thu., Dec. 19, 2013, midnight
Idaho governor mansion furnishings to be sold
BOISE – There likely won’t be a governor’s yard sale, but Idaho is quietly moving to sell the furnishings that filled its never-occupied governor’s mansion. “The basic supposition, really, is …
Wed., Dec. 18, 2013, 3:19 p.m.
Idaho mulls fate of furnishings from never-used governor’s mansion
BOISE - There likely won’t be a governor’s yard sale, but Idaho is quietly moving to sell off the furnishings that filled its never-occupied governor’s mansion.
Sun., May 19, 2013, midnight
Eye on Boise: Otter’s housing stipend to resume
BOISE – Former longtime chief state economist Mike Ferguson analyzed the latest state tax revenue news – which showed revenues surging 13.2 percent over forecasts for April, the biggest tax …
Tue., May 14, 2013, 7:18 a.m.
Biotech apples may be harbinger for Simplot spuds
BOISE — Idaho’s potato industry is gazing north of the U.S. border to a tiny Canadian apple breeder for a sign of how the public may embrace a genetically modified …
Thu., Nov. 22, 2012, midnight
Ideas aplenty for future of empty, costly Idaho mansion
BOISE – Idaho could turn its unoccupied, hilltop governor’s mansion into the “Governor’s Hill” winery, one citizen suggests, remaking the grassy hillsides into terraced vineyards and the house into a …
Sat., July 7, 2012, midnight
Idaho governor’s mansion unused but still costly
BOISE – For more than three decades, Idaho has struggled with the issue of a governor’s mansion, ever since then-Gov. Cecil Andrus refused to live in the deteriorating Boise home …
Wed., Feb. 8, 2012, 12:17 p.m.
Mine waste linked to two-headed trout
Reports commissioned by the J.R. Simplot Co. show a link between selenium contamination at its Smoky Canyon mine and a wide range of deformities in fish, including some examples of …