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Eye On Boise Doyle Beck archive

TUESDAY, NOV. 21, 2017

Billboard targeting eastern Idaho mayor draws scrutiny

Eastern Idaho officials say a billboard targeting the incumbent mayor of Idaho Falls by a political action committee called Businesses for Growth contains misleading information. The billboard asks why Mayor Rebecca Casper would spend $87 million for water meters rather than get a new high school. Public Works Director Chris Fredericksen says...

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THURSDAY, NOV. 2, 2017

TUESDAY, OCT. 17, 2017

Idaho Falls attorney investigates campaign sign on chopper 

The city of Idaho Falls is investigating allegations that a city council candidate failed to disclose an in-kind campaign contribution from his father. The Post Register reports Doyle Beck, the father of city council candidate Dan Beck, flew his helicopter with a sign saying "Dan Beck for City Council" onto the field of a high school football...

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FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2016

FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2016


TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2016

Rep. Kelley Packer's challenger raises nearly $43K 

Jason West, a chiropractor from Pocatello, has raised a whopping $42,986 for his run in the GOP primary against Rep. Kelley Packer, R-McCammon, who’s been targeted this year by the Idaho Freedom Foundation after she sharply criticized the lobbying group. Packer is an office manager...

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MONDAY, MAY 9, 2016

FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2016

Heileson files amended campaign finance report 

Late this afternoon, legislative candidate M.C. “Chick” Heileson filed an amended campaign finance report, removing four previously reported $1,000 contributions to his campaign from companies owned by eastern Idaho businessman Doyle Beck – suggesting he’d given that money back – but keeping two others in....

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TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2016

FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2016

Idaho GOP member covertly filmed chair over 'secret society' 

A Republican central committeeman covertly filmed the head of Idaho's GOP in an effort to bolster his claims that a secret society had been formed to oust certain members from party positions. The video didn't reveal evidence of a secret society, but did show the top GOP official criticizing prominent Republicans, the Post Register reports...

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MONDAY, DEC. 21, 2015

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