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Eye On Boise archive for June 8, 2010


Idaho’s state Board of Examiners, including acting Gov. Bob Geddes, who is the Senate president pro-tem; Secretary of State Ben Ysursa; and state Controller Donna Jones meet on Tuesday. Attorney General Lawrence Wasden participated by phone. (Betsy Russell)

More money transferred for tax refunds

Idaho's state Board of Examiners voted unanimously today to transfer another $11 million from the state's general fund to the tax refund account, to make sure Idaho income taxpayers' refunds go out on time (and to avoid the state having to pay interest, which would…

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Boise airport to keep TRACON system

Here's a news item from The Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Boise Airport will keep an air-traffic control system that federal aviation officials had once aimed to relocate to Salt Lake City. The Federal Aviation Administration's announcement Tuesday that it has abandoned plans…

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Lucky Peak Lake just after sunrise Tuesday, where a lone windsurfer skimmed across the water. (Betsy Russell)

A day without rain...

The early light kisses the hills around Lucky Peak Lake this morning, just after sunrise, as a lone windsurfer skims across the lake. Boise's cool, rainy spring has put a crimp on the usual spring recreation for this time of year, so today - forecast…

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