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Eye On Boise archive for July 12, 2012


Otter appoints Ken Roberts to Tax Commish 

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter has named state Rep. Ken Roberts, R-Donnelly, to the Idaho State Tax Commission, a full-time post; Roberts is currently the House majority caucus chairman. Roberts will resign from the House and begin his new job on Monday. Roberts will fill out…

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Windsurfer Chris Lee heads out on Lucky Peak Lake east of Boise at sunrise Thursday, amid smoke from numerous wildfires in the region. (Betsy Russell)

A smoky, hazy start to Boise's day...

It was a smoky, hazy sunrise in Boise today, as seen here looking across Lucky Peak Lake just east of town. That's from the numerous wildfires still burning in the region. The Stone fire, between 8th Street and Rocky Canyon road in the foothills just…

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