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Eye On Boise archive for Nov. 22, 2016

TUESDAY, NOV. 22, 2016

Massive project proposed to remove juniper trees in Idaho 

Federal officials are proposing one of the largest ever projects to remove juniper trees to protect habitat for imperiled sage grouse and might also benefit cattle ranchers. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management on Monday announced it's taking public comments through Jan. 3 on the plan to eliminate the trees from 940 square miles in Owyhee County...

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Otter names new State Appellate Public Defender 

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter has named a new state appellate public defender: Eric Fredericksen, who current serves as the chief of the SAPD’s appellate unit. Fredericksen, who holds a law degree from the University of Idaho, first joined the office in 2002; left in 2012...

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