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Eye On Boise megaloads archive

FRIDAY, JAN. 27, 2017

MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2016

THURSDAY, SEPT. 29, 2016

THURSDAY, SEPT. 8, 2016

MONDAY, AUG. 11, 2014

Catching up on the news...

Catching up from the past week’s news while I was gone: There was a major development in the race for state Superintendent of Schools, as the Idaho Association of School Administrators invited both candidates to speak and answer questions at a high-profile forum at its...

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014

Groups negotiating to end megaloads lawsuit 

Here’s a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Rivers United and the Nez Perce Tribe are in mediation with the U.S. Forest Service to end a lawsuit concerning megaloads on U.S. Highway 12 in northern Idaho. Kevin Lewis of Idaho...

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TUESDAY, MARCH 18, 2014

THURSDAY, DEC. 19, 2013

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 18, 2013

TUESDAY, DEC. 17, 2013

MONDAY, DEC. 16, 2013


Megaload inches closer to Idaho

A 450-ton shipment of equipment bound for the Canadian oil sands is slowly making its way across eastern Oregon, and is expected to be near the Idaho border on Wednesday, the Ontario Argus Observer reports. The shipment, so large that it creates a rolling roadblock...

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TUESDAY, DEC. 3, 2013

Megaload leaves eastern Oregon after protests 

A transport rig carrying a 450-ton piece of equipment bound for the Canadian oil sands left a northeast Oregon port on Monday night, the AP reports, a day after protesters halted its earlier planned departure on Sunday, resulting in two arrests. The water purification equipment...

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MONDAY, DEC. 2, 2013

TUESDAY, NOV. 26, 2013

THURSDAY, NOV. 21, 2013

FRIDAY, OCT. 25, 2013

GE subsidiary drops megaload appeal

Here's a news item from the Associated Press: LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — A General Electric Co. subsidiary has given up its legal fight to haul the second of two huge loads of water purification equipment through the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest and will find another...

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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 16, 2013

THURSDAY, OCT. 10, 2013

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 18, 2013

FRIDAY, SEPT. 13, 2013




Nez Perce Tribe applauds megaloads ruling

Silas Whitman, chairman of the Nez Perce Tribal Executive Committee, issued a statement today applauding a federal judge’s ruling ordering the Forest Service to halt megaload transports across scenic Highway 12 in central Idaho until it’s completed a corridor study and consulted with the Nez...

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