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Eye On Boise archive for Dec. 15, 2016

THURSDAY, DEC. 15, 2016

Time for a break… 

I will be off until the first of the year, the first time in years I’ve taken a whole two weeks off at once. I’ll still have some posts during this time, including links to several stories I’ve done that will come out in the paper over the next week, including one on Sunday...

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Otter: 'We're at Door No. 2 now' 

Gov. Butch Otter, at a ribbon-cutting in Twin Falls today, confirmed that he’s being vetted as a possible nominee for Secretary of Agriculture, and told Times-News reporter Nathan Brown that he'd listed his favored positions in a Trump Administration as Interior, Ag, and heading the International Trade Administration. "We're at Door No. 2...

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Tribes, federal agency claim same land in eastern Idaho

The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes and U.S. Bureau of Land Management are both claiming ownership of about 100 acres near the eastern Idaho city of Pocatello. The Idaho State Journal reports that both entities say Union Pacific Railroad relinquished a right of way to them. The tribes cited an 1888 agreement with the railroad and Congress...

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