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Eye On Boise archive for Nov. 16, 2010

TUESDAY, NOV. 16, 2010

'It's not all a state responsibility'

Here's a link to my full story at on how Idaho’s Medicaid program is facing such a big potential shortfall next year that officials are suggesting turning to volunteers to help out the disabled and poor who now rely on its services. State Health…

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Idaho F&G seeks taunting poacher

Idaho Fish & Game is seeking help to identify a poacher who's been taunting the agency; here's the AP's report: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Fish and Game is seeking help in identifying the person who wrote to the agency bragging about recently poaching a…

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Otter faults CdA basin cleanup plan

Here's a news item from the Associated Press: COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter has sent a letter criticizing the federal government's proposal for the next phase of cleanup in Idaho's Silver Valley region. Otter sent a letter Monday to the Environmental…

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Land Board OKs Tamarack ski season plan

Idaho’s state Land Board voted today to keep Tamarack Resort’s lease for state land alive through next June, opening the door to a possible ski season at the ailing Valley County resort this winter. "My only comment would be 'bravo,'" Secretary of State Ben Ysursa…

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