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Eye On Boise archive for July 2015

FRIDAY, JULY 31, 2015

Patrick O’Halloran, director of the North Idaho College Aerospace Center in Hayden, is offering the college’s first FAA-approved aircraft maintenance program starting in late August. He talked about the program at the center on Tuesday. (Kathy Plonka)

NIC comes full circle with new aerospace program

During World War II, North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene trained hundreds of pilots, aircraft mechanics and aviation technicians as part of the nation’s war effort. By 1947 NIC had the nation’s only combination watchmaking and aviation instrument repair program, operating at Weeks Field, now…

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Idaho Dems to elect new state chair on Saturday

The Idaho Democratic Party announced today that its state central committee will elect its next party chairman this Saturday, at simultaneous meetings in three locations around the state in Lewiston, Pocatello and Boise. “It’s hard for people to all get to Boise,” said acting Chair…

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Lawmakers seek input from Idaho broadband vendors 

A special legislative committee studying broadband access in Idaho is seeking input from vendors who provide broadband services who’d like to address the committee. “We both definitely see the value in having the testimony of those who know the industry and who are innovating new…

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TUESDAY, JULY 28, 2015

MONDAY, JULY 27, 2015

Idaho's obesity rate rising

The number of Idaho adults who are overweight or obese is rising, the Idaho Department of Health & Welfare reports, though Idaho’s obesity rate still remains close to the national average. The latest Idaho Behavioral Risk Factors report, which has 2013 data and came out…

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