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Eye On Boise archive for Dec. 22, 2006

FRIDAY, DEC. 22, 2006

Risch roadless plan accepted by feds

Gov. Jim Risch’s proposal on how to manage 9.3 million acres of roadless federal lands in Idaho has been approved by the U.S. secretary of agriculture, and will proceed with environmental analysis and public comment as part of formal rulemaking. “It is not often that...

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Getting paid for not working

A state agency deputy director who was replaced last June is still on the state payroll, drawing his full $87,000-a-year salary through Dec. 31 even though he hasn’t come to work since June 8.That’s the highest-cost example this year of the use of paid administrative...

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