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Eye On Boise Idaho state endowment archive


TUESDAY, DEC. 19, 2017

THURSDAY, DEC. 7, 2017

Idaho sells 5 commercial properties, but 5 receive no bids

Five properties Idaho officials offered at an auction sold for above appraised value, but five others didn't receive any bids. The auction Wednesday by the Idaho Department of Lands brought in nearly $8.5 million, about $1.6 million above the appraised value. An office building in Idaho Falls brought in the most...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 21, 2017


This is one of the lots up for auction Friday at Payette Lake by the Idaho Department of Lands.

Idaho to auction 14 lots near Payette Lake

Idaho is putting up 14 Payette Lake lots for auction as part of an ongoing effort to remove the state from leasing land to cabin owners. Officials with the Idaho Department of Lands say the auction will take place Friday. Cabin owners have applied to participate in the auction...

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Land Board approves timber sale plan for next year, draws praise from N. Idaho timber firms 22 

Idaho’s top elected officials on Tuesday approved a logging plan for state lands next year aimed at selling 252 million board-feet of timber, in line with the levels of the past five years and potentially bringing in $65 million to $85 million for the state’s endowment, which largely benefits public schools.The plan drew praise from North Idaho...

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22, 2017

Audit planned on past sales of Idaho endowment lands

The director of the Idaho Department of Lands says the agency's records involving decades-old sales of state lands will be examined after two environmental groups say many of the sales violated Idaho's Constitution, the Lewiston Tribune reports. "I intend to hire an independent auditor to review IDL's records and advise the Land Board...

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