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Eye On Boise archive for Aug. 24, 2010

TUESDAY, AUG. 24, 2010

More on Highway 12: Full ruling, ITD response, more 

Here's a link to 2nd District John Bradbury's decision on the Highway 12 oversize shipments today. And here's the response from the Idaho Transportation Department: "The department received the ruling at about 5:15 p.m. (Mountain time) today. The deputy attorney general is reviewing the ruling…

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Highway 12 decision still pending...

Here's a update from the Lewiston Tribune: "Second District Judge John Bradbury is still working on his decision in a case where the court has been asked to block four mega-truckloads from traveling on U.S. Highway 12 from Lewiston to a refinery in Billings, Mont.…

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State to dedicate Lombard ATV Trail

Idaho's state Department of Parks & Recreation will dedicate a new ATV/motorbike trail on Sept. 11 from the Land of the Yankee Fork State Park Interpretive Center to Bayhorse. The new 9-mile trail is named in honor of Ernie Lombard, a Boise architect and longtime…

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Goedde named to NCSL education post

State Sen. John Goedde, R-Coeur d'Alene, has been appointed co-chairman of the education committee for the National Conference of State Legislatures, one of 12 standing committees of NCSL, the bipartisan organization serves legislators and staffs of all states with research, technical assistance and more. Goedde…

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Risch, Crapo urge U.S. wolf appeal

Idaho Sens. Jim Risch and Mike Crapo have sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar urging him to appeal a federal court decision placing wolves back on the endangered species list, which they call a "most unfortunate decision." The two ask…

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Broncos, Vandals talk...

Here's a news item from the AP: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Athletic officials from Boise State and Idaho are talking about options for keeping the rivalry alive after the Broncos switch conferences. Boise State is moving from the Western Athletic Conference to the Mountain West…

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A new anti-hunger mural is unveiled in downtown Boise on Tuesday (Betsy Russell)

Art with a message in downtown Boise... 

Art with a message went up in downtown Boise today, as a new anti-hunger mural was unveiled on the south wall of the infamous big hole in the center of downtown. The mural proclaims "HUNGER AFFECTS EVERYONE," and features striking 3-D images of an empty…

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