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Eye On Boise archive for Nov. 22, 2010

MONDAY, NOV. 22, 2010


Tamarack offer one of five

Today's new offer to buy Tamarack Resort for $40 million cash is one of five being considered by Jean-Pierre Boespflug, the French-born co-founder of the ski and golf resort, the Associated Press reports. "Obviously we're happy that they're interested," Boespflug said. The five include a…

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The race for pro-tem is on... 

The race is on for the Idaho Senate's top leadership post. Sen. Russ Fulcher, R-Meridian, already has notified other senators that he's running for Senate president pro-tem. Fulcher currently is the Senate majority caucus chair, the No. 4 position in the majority leadership; a commercial…

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Geddes won't seek another term as pro-tem 

Longtime Idaho Senate President Pro-Tem Bob Geddes has decided not to seek another term in the Senate's top leadership post, and his decision already has prompted two senators to seek the post - Sen. Russ Fulcher, R-Meridian, and Sen. Brent Hill, R-Rexburg.Geddes distributed an embargoed…

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New firm says it'll buy Tamarack

Green Valley Holdings has called a press conference for 10 a.m. today to announce its intent to purchase Tamarack Resort, the bankrupt Valley County ski and golf resort. Green Valley Holdings is a newly established limited liability company based in Boise and headed by Matthew…

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Boise awoke Monday to several inches of snow on the ground, after a weekend of snow falling but not sticking. (Betsy Russell)

Snow day in Boise...

It snowed all day yesterday in Boise without sticking, but today's a different story, as the city awoke to a fluffy white blanket of snow a couple of inches thick. It's the first driveway-shoveling day of the season, and for schoolkids, it's time for snowman-building…

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