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Eye on Boise: Idaho near middle in government units

BOISE – A new set of data from the Census Bureau shows it’s not necessarily true that every bump on every log in Idaho is incorporated, nor that because Idahoans …


Idaho to pay former ITD director $750,000

BOISE – The state of Idaho is paying $750,000 to former Transportation Director Pam Lowe to settle her wrongful-firing lawsuit, bringing the state’s total cost for the case to $1.34 …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2012, 5:13 p.m.

Idaho pays fired ITD chief $750,000

The state of Idaho is paying $750,000 to former Transportation Director Pam Lowe to settle her wrongful-firing lawsuit, bringing the state’s total cost for the case to $1.34 million.


Eye on Boise: Fighting wrongful firing lawsuit costly for Idaho

BOISE – Idaho’s legal bill for fighting the wrongful firing lawsuit from former Transportation Director Pam Lowe: $540,479 and counting. Information obtained under the Idaho Public Records Law shows that’s …


Idaho settles lawsuit by ex-transportation chief Lowe

BOISE – The state of Idaho has settled a lawsuit filed by former Transportation Director Pam Lowe, who charged she was illegally fired for standing up to political pressure and …


Idaho settles with fired female transportation chief

The state of Idaho has settled a lawsuit filed by fired former Transportation Director Pam Lowe, who charged she was illegally let go for standing up to political pressure and …


Eye on Boise: Here’s the rub: You’ll need a license to massage

BOISE – Idaho will join 43 other states and start licensing massage therapists, after Sen. Jim Hammond‘s bill was signed into law last week by Gov. Butch Otter. Therapists will …


Judge’s ruling favors fired ITD director

BOISE – Fired Idaho Transportation Director Pam Lowe has scored a significant victory in her politically charged wrongful-firing case: U.S. Magistrate Judge Ron Bush ruled that Lowe wasn’t an “at …


Fired Idaho transportation director wins key ruling

U.S. Magistrate Judge Ron Bush has ruled in favor of fired ITD Director Pam Lowe on a key point in her wrongful-firing case: that she wasn’t an “at-will” employee who …


Initial ruling helps ex-ITD director

BOISE – A federal judge has issued a proposed order siding with fired Idaho Transportation Department Director Pam Lowe on a key point in her wrongful-firing lawsuit – that she …


Preliminary ruling favors fired ITD director

A federal judge has issued a proposed order siding with fired Idaho Transportation Director Pam Lowe on a key point in her wrongful-firing lawsuit, her argument that she wasn’t an …


New questions in transportation department firing case

BOISE – A federal judge raised new questions in fired Idaho Transportation Director Pam Lowe’s wrongful firing lawsuit Monday, including one that could potentially delay the case for years. Meanwhile, …


New questions in ITD firing case

A federal judge raised new questions in fired Idaho Transportation Director Pam Lowe’s wrongful-firing lawsuit Monday, including one that could potentially delay the case for years. Meanwhile, the Idaho Transportation …


Fired ITD chief says law backs claim

BOISE – Lawyers for fired Idaho Transportation Director Pam Lowe are pushing for a decision in her favor on most of her key claims, based on a long string of …


Fired ITD director says case law is in her favor

BOISE - Lawyers for fired Idaho Transportation Director Pam Lowe are pushing for a decision in her favor on most of her key claims, based on a long string of …


Idaho defends transportation director’s firing

BOISE – The state of Idaho contends that the four grounds for dismissal of the state’s transportation director listed in state law are mere “examples,” and the state can fire …


Idaho defends firing of ITD chief

The state of Idaho contends that the four grounds for dismissal of the state’s transportation director listed in state law are mere “examples,” and the state can fire its transportation …


Raise for new director shaped salary decision

BOISE – Idaho’s new transportation director is being paid $22,000 a year more than fired Director Pam Lowe because the department negotiated a salary that’s designed to be a substantial …


Why ITD will pay new chief so much more

Idaho’s new transportation director is being paid $22,000 a year more than fired Director Pam Lowe because the department negotiated a salary that’s designed to be a substantial increase from …


Idaho names transportation chief

BOISE – Idaho has named a new transportation director, an administrator from Michigan’s Department of Transportation who holds an engineering degree and a master’s degree in public administration and who …


ITD names new transportation director

Idaho has named a new transportation director, this time an administrator from Michigan’s Department of Transportation who holds both an engineering degree and a master’s degree in public administration. Brian …


Former director amends discrimination complaint

BOISE – Idaho’s first-ever female transportation director was fired, in part, simply for being a woman, a lawsuit filed Monday charges. Pam Lowe, who last week filed a “whistleblower” complaint …


Lowe files gender-bias lawsuit against Idaho

Idaho’s first-ever female transportation director was fired, in part, simply for being a woman, a lawsuit filed today charges. Pam Lowe, who last week filed a “whistleblower” complaint against the …


Forgotten remains get burial rites

BOISE – The 12 North Idaho veterans whose remains were recently interred with ceremony at the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery hadn’t necessarily been forgotten, but their cremated remains had. The …


Lowe: State ignored tort claim alleging discrimination, cronyism

BOISE – Fired Idaho Transportation Director Pam Lowe says she was forced out after refusing to send unnecessary state work and money to politically connected companies. Lowe, who was fired …


Murky law helps Lowe, experts say

BOISE – Legal experts say ousted Idaho Transportation Director Pam Lowe has grounds to dispute her firing, not necessarily because of her allegations about sex discrimination and political pressure, but …


Ex-official says politics played role in her firing

BOISE – Fired Idaho Transportation Director Pam Lowe says she was ousted just as she prepared to cut back or eliminate a big contract with a well-connected firm after strong …


Ousted transportation chief claims contract at center of firing

BOISE – Fired Idaho Transportation Director Pam Lowe says she was ousted just as she prepared to cut back or eliminate a big contract with a well-connected firm, after strong …


Idaho transportation director fired

BOISE – Idaho’s Transportation Board fired state transportation director Pam Lowe on Thursday and named deputy director Scott Stokes as her interim replacement. Lowe, who came under fire from lawmakers …