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Eye On Boise archive for June 5, 2009

FRIDAY, JUNE 5, 2009

Idaho gubernatorial candidate Rex Rammell's colorful campaign RV was parked for two weeks near a Boise freeway recently, serving as a campaign billboard instead of vehicle. Rammell's been busy coping with a bankruptcy and legal problems. (Betsy Russell / The Spokesman-Review)

Rammell: 'The gall to criticize me...' 

Gubernatorial candidate Rex Rammell, who's been in the news for his bankruptcy filing and court losses over fines regarding his former elk ranch, had his colorful campaign-emblazoned RV parked near the freeway just west of Boise for close to two weeks, prompting some speculation over…

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Delays in store for boat stickers 

New invasive species stickers that are now required on all boats that launch in Idaho, motorized or not, have sparked such demand that the state Parks Department is now reporting big delays in getting all the orders filled. “The sheer number of orders that IDPR…

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Record unemployment for Idaho in May 

The jobs news from May isn't good - nearly 5,600 more Idaho workers lost their jobs, driving the May unemployment rate to a 22-year high of 7.8 percent. It's a time of year when typically there are seasonal employment increases, and there were, but they…

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With all the thunderstorms and clouds floating around Boise this week, the weather has been changeable and mysterious. In this photo taken late Thursday afternoon, the sky appears to show right through this downtown high-rise, thanks to the reflections.
 (Betsy Russell / The Spokesman-Review)

See-through building?

With all the thunderstorms and clouds floating around Boise this week, the weather has been changeable and mysterious. In this photo taken late yesterday afternoon, the sky appears to show right through this downtown high-rise, thanks to the reflections.

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