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Eye On Boise archive for Dec. 21, 2010

TUESDAY, DEC. 21, 2010

Census: Idaho 4th fastest-growing state 

Idaho is the fourth-fastest-growing state, according to 2010 Census results released today, even though the state's population growth in the past decade was slower than the previous decade. Idaho gained 21 percent more residents for a 2010 population of 1,567,582, which is 273,629 more than…

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One-year lease extension approved

With the state facing an injunction against proposed new cabin-site lease terms, the state Land Board has just voted 4-1 to approve a one-year extension of current lease terms for state endowment land cottage sites on Priest and Payette lakes. That leaves rents at 2.5…

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Ysursa: 'A step in the right direction'

The proposed plan before the Land Board to dispose of leased-out lakefront cottage sites anticipates current lessees having three options: Join in an exchange, enter a voluntary public auction with credit for the value of their improvements and the opportunity for installment payments, or continue…

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Land Board convenes in state Capitol

The state Land Board has convened in the Idaho Capitol Auditorium this morning, with agenda items including addressing the issue of the "split estate" - the situation in which the state owns lakefront cabin sites, but private owners own the cabins they build and use…

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