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MONDAY, OCT. 13, 2014


FRIDAY, OCT. 10, 2014









This is the scene at the Ada County Courthouse, at the marriage license counter, as people wait for news on whether or not marriage licenses for same-sex couples can be issued in Idaho before the close of business today. (Phil McGrane)

At Idaho courthouses, waiting for word...

Phil McGrane, chief deputy Ada County clerk, said the county is prepared to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples if it gets the go-ahead from the Idaho Attorney General’s office, but it hasn’t heard anything yet. “It looks like we’re waiting for the 9th Circuit,”...

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THURSDAY, OCT. 9, 2014


WEDNESDAY, OCT. 8, 2014

Of orders, stays, scrutiny and legal issues...

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals this afternoon issued an order rescinding its order last night that specifically made its ruling on Idaho’s same-sex marriage case take effect immediately. The 9th Circuit said this afternoon’s order was issued to comply with U.S. Supreme Court Justice...

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Attorney Deborah Ferguson, left, holds the last-minute stay issued Wednesday morning against same-sex marriages starting in Idaho; at right are two of her clients, Andrea Altmayer and Shelia Robertson. (Betsy Russell)

Same-sex marriage supporters: 'We'll be back' 

Here’s a link to my full story at spokesman.com on this morning’s tumultuous events on the gay marriage front. As same-sex couples lined up for marriage licenses at county courthouses around the state, Gov. Butch Otter succeeded in winning a last-minute stay issued this morning...

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TUESDAY, OCT. 7, 2014

Eye On Boise

News, happenings and more from the Idaho Legislature and the state capital.