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Eye On Boise archive for Oct. 28, 2009

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 28, 2009


IDWR: Report abandoned wells

The Idaho Department of Water Resources is asking for the public's help to identify improperly abandoned wells, after a hunting dog fell 270 feet into one near Twin Falls, an accident the dog barely survived. "Wells that have not been properly abandoned can be deadly...

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Burke takes national court post

Cameron Burke, who has served as court executive for the U.S. District and Bankruptcy Courts in Idaho for the past 18 years, has accepted a new position working with federal courts across the country. Burke will become a federal court financial management liaison, working for...

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Holocaust survivor Rose Beal, left, joins Don and Susan Curtis at the Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial in Boise, which will receive a sapling from the chestnut tree that grew outside Anne Frank's hiding place in a hidden attic in Amsterdam.  (Betsy Russell / The Spokesman-Review)

Boise to get sapling from Anne Frank tree

Idaho's Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial in Boise has been selected as one of 11 locations to receive a sapling grafted from the chestnut tree that grew outside the secret annex in Amsterdam where Anne Frank hid from the Nazis, which Anne frequently wrote about...

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