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Eye On Boise

It’s cheerful, colorful and crowded

It’s “Buy Idaho” day today, which means the capitol rotunda, on three floors, is packed with displays and free samples of Idaho products, from huckleberry hand lotion to potent salsas to pickled dilly beans. Legislators are among the happy crowds checking out and trying the wares, but leave it to a lobbyist to rain on the parade: “It looks just like a flea market,” one muttered.

Eye On Boise

News, happenings and more from the Idaho Legislature and the state capital.