Arrow-right Camera
The Spokesman-Review Newspaper
Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

Eye On Boise archive for May 12, 2011

THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2011

Mullan 'Capital for a Day' reset for May 25

Gov. Butch Otter's "Capital for a Day" event in Mullan, postponed last month after an accident at the Lucky Friday Mine that prompted an urgent but ultimately unsuccessful rescue effort and left a miner dead, has been rescheduled for May 25. “The people of Mullan…

Continue reading this post »

Census: North Idaho population aging

North Idaho is aging faster than the rest of the state, numbers released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau show. The median age in each of Idaho’s five northern counties rose much more over the past 10 years than did the statewide average; in…

Continue reading this post »

Pro-megaloads group decries opposition 

A business group backing megaloads on Highway 12 in Idaho is decrying the megaloads opponents' arguments as "littler more than unverifiable claims and personal opinions." Alex LaBeau, president of the Association of Commerce and Industry and a member of the group "Drive Our Economy," said…

Continue reading this post »

Eye On Boise

News, happenings and more from the Idaho Legislature and the state capital.