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Reporter: Dover Fire Chief Gets $80K

Dover, in the panhandle of Idaho, has a population of about 400,  and a fire chief who is paid $80,000 annually. According to records obtained by, Mike Tucker, the head man at the Westside Fire District, has made that wage for the past four years. ... ... The head of another nearby fire agency, Robert Webber of the Sagle Fire District, makes $52,000 annually. Sagle, with a population of about 5,600, is about 14 times the size of Dover. According to records, Sagle took 634 calls in 2010/Dustin Hurst, Idaho Reporter. More here.


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D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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