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Eye On Boise archive for April 27, 2010


A double rainbow arcs over downtown Boise, between thunderstorms, rainstorms, hail and brilliant bursts of sunshine on Thursday. (Betsy Russell)

Springtime in Boise... 

Oh, my. We had grape-sized hail today. We had wild, whipping winds. We had warm, soft air, turning cooler and cooler. We had thunder and lightning. And now, glints of brilliant sunshine and double rainbows, followed by more sudden rainstorms under a roiling sky. It's…

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Ward's taxes now all paid 

Vaughn Ward has paid his property taxes in full on a lot he owns in Valley County, including a late fee of $34. "There are no excuses," Ward, a GOP candidate for the 1st Congressional District seat, told Eye on Boise. "Within minutes after I…

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Ward files new financial disclosure 

Here's a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Republican U.S. House hopeful Vaughn Ward filed a new financial disclosure with the U.S. House detailing about $110,000 worth of family assets he hadn't reported last year. U.S. House candidates and members must…

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Popkey: Ward's property taxes overdue  

Congressional candidate Vaughn Ward is delinquent on his Valley County property taxes for the fourth time since 2004, Idaho Statesman reporter Dan Popkey reports today at Popkey reports that Ward and his wife, Kirsten, own a half-acre undeveloped lot in Cascade, across a road…

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Justice Jones responds to Justice Burdick's challenger 

Idaho Supreme Court Justice Jim Jones, who is unopposed for re-election this year, has issued a two-page statement responding to claims made by another judicial candidate, state District Judge John Bradbury, in Bradbury's campaign against state Supreme Court Justice Roger Burdick."The candidate's materials make inaccurate…

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