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Eye On Boise archive for Nov. 2015

MONDAY, NOV. 30, 2015

State Ed Board approves rule changes

Idaho’s state Board of Education met today to vote on a series of complex and mostly technical rule changes, and all were approved without opposition. They included one that drew comments at public hearings in North Idaho and in Canyon County regarding student testing, but...

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Gov. Otter meets with Azerbaijan consul general

Here’s a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter last week met with the consul general of Azerbaijan to discuss trade, agriculture, technology and tourism. The Idaho State Journal reports ( ) that consul general Nasimi Aghayev…

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SUNDAY, NOV. 29, 2015

FRIDAY, NOV. 27, 2015

From left, Betsy Russell, Jim Weatherby, Rocky Barker, and co-hosts Aaron Kunz and Melissa Davlin on "Idaho Reports" on Idaho Public TV  (Idaho Public Television / Seth Ogilvie)

The week that was...

Tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television focuses on water and climate issues; also, I join Jim Weatherby, Rocky Barker, and co-hosts Aaron Kunz and Melissa Davlin on the pundits panel to discuss everything from water and ski area snowmaking to refugee resettlement and Idaho’s…

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 25, 2015

TUESDAY, NOV. 24, 2015

Cassia commission to record, share meetings online

The Cassia County Commission has approved audio recordings of their weekly business meetings after the board was caught violating government transparency laws. The Times-News reports that commissioners voted Monday to approve the practice. Recordings will be embedded in the minutes of their meetings on the county's website...

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MONDAY, NOV. 23, 2015

Risch sets meeting on controverisal Lochsa land swap 

Here’s a news item from the Associated Press: LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — Officials are considering a controversial proposal to swap federal land for private timberland in the upper Lochsa River basin. The Lewiston Tribune reports ( ) Republican Sen. Jim Risch is holding a meeting…

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FRIDAY, NOV. 20, 2015

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