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Eye On Boise archive for Jan. 2013

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 23, 2013

Idaho has just one psychiatrist per 20,000 people 

Idaho has only one psychiatrist per 20,000 people in the state, Jeralyn Jones of the University of Washington Psychiatric Residency, a four-year program, told legislative budget writers this morning. At the same time, in 2012, more U.S. veterans died from suicide than died in combat,…

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Kristin Armstrong celebrates her gold-medal win in the time trial in the Beijing Olympics in 2008. (AP)

Legislature to honor Kristin Armstrong

Here's a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho's two-time Olympic gold medalist cyclist Kristin Armstrong is due to be honored by the state Legislature. Armstrong is coming off a big win in the time trial in the 2012 London Olympics…

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University of Idaho President Duane Nellis makes his budget pitch to lawmakers on Wednesday (Betsy Russell)

UI makes its budget pitch to lawmakers

University of Idaho President Duane Nellis is making his budget presentation to lawmakers in the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee this morning, and in the 4th floor rotunda, UI displays and a legislative breakfast are drawing crowds. Nellis told JFAC, “The University of Idaho is a nationally…

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TUESDAY, JAN. 22, 2013

New law proposed to delete old, unused law

No controversy in this one: The House Transportation Committee introduced a bill this afternoon at the request of the state Department of Parks & Recreation having to do with cross-country skiing, but it actually doesn’t do anything. The department, as part of its “zero-based budgeting”…

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