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Eye On Boise archive for Jan. 1, 2011

FRIDAY, DEC. 30, 2011

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 28, 2011

THURSDAY, DEC. 22, 2011

Grand Targee reports 10" of new snow

At 6 a.m. today, Grand Targhee was reporting 10 inches of new snow in the past 24 hours, and a 37-inch base; check it out here. Meanwhile, Pomerelle got an inch overnight and now has 20-28 inches; and Tamarack reported 2 inches of new snow…

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MONDAY, DEC. 19, 2011

Anthony Lakes ski resort near North Powder, Oregon (Betsy Russell)

Vacation time: Looking for snow... 

I'm on vacation for the next two weeks, and with both kids home from college, was hoping for some family ski days at Bogus Basin, though the forecast isn't providing much to support that hope at this point - Bogus remains closed for lack of…

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SUNDAY, DEC. 18, 2011

FRIDAY, DEC. 16, 2011

Moscow police: Bustamante acted alone

Police have completed an investigation into the murder of a University of Idaho graduate student, the AP reports, finding a professor acted alone when he killed the young woman he had recently dated outside her Moscow home and then committed suicide. "No evidence to date…

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THURSDAY, DEC. 15, 2011

Judge: Public can't see Idaho prison settlement

A federal judge has refused to unseal a settlement agreement between an Idaho inmate and a private prison company involving allegations of rampant violence at Idaho's privately operated prison, the Idaho Correctional Center south of Boise, the AP reports. The Associated Press had asked the…

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Otter's early re-election announcement...

A few thoughts on Gov. Butch Otter's surprise announcement last night that he'll seek a third term as governor in 2014: First, it's awfully early for that news. Otter is just one year into his second four-year term; that election is three years away. Then…

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ITD says megaload shipments can resume

Here's a news item from the Associated Press: LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Transportation Department has approved a plan allowing large loads of Imperial Oil equipment to resume travel on the state's highways. The megaloads were suspended Dec. 6 after a driver tried to…

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Idaho Legislature's joint budget committee meets on Thursday morning (Betsy Russell)

JFAC opens interim meeting...

Every member of the Legislature's Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee has turned out for today's interim meeting, where the first agenda item is a general fund update. JFAC Co-Chair Dean Cameron, R-Rupert, told legislative budget director Cathy Holland-Smith that the lawmakers are looking forward to hearing about…

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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 14, 2011

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