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1 hr ago | The Spokesman-Review

Otter urges Air Force to keep both Gowen and Mt. Home bases, not 'dither away'

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter has sent an op-ed piece out to Idaho news media urging the Air Force to keep both Idaho bases, Gowen Field and Mountain Home Air Force Base.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, C. Otter, US Military, Gowen Field, US Air Force, Mountain Home Air Force Base

5 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

Edit: Is This The Way To Hire Judges?

By the time voters go to the polls May 20, they will face eight judicial election campaigns - including Boise attorney William Seiniger's challenge to Supreme Court Justice Joel Horton, and in north central Idaho, former 2nd District Judge John Bradbury's run against 2nd District Court Judge Jeff Brudie.

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9 hrs ago | KBCI CBS 2

Former Idaho boxer Kenny Keene wins Weekly Grand lottery

A former professional boxer from Idaho who made a name for himself as the "Emmett Eliminator" by smashing his way through the cruiserweight division can add another title: lottery winner.

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13 hrs ago | Boise Weekly

Groups Protest Idaho Department of Lands Mineral Rights Auction

The Idaho Department of Lands held a private auction this morning, leasing out mineral rights for state lands in several western Idaho counties, and demonstrators from across the state came out in force to protest against the threat of fracking and oil drilling, which they warned may have dire consequences for communities and the environment.

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Yesterday | Boise Weekly

City Names Reinvestment Grant Winners

Experts disagree on when humans first domesticated the horse--some say 4,000 years ago, some say 6,000, others claim the process started as far back as 10,000 years ago.

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Related Topix: Council, ID, Boise, ID, Ada County, ID

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

2 Or 4 Super Wannabes Missed Vote

Two of the four Republican candidates for state superintendent of public instruction did not vote in the Republican primary two years ago.

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KHQ-TV Spokane

Spokane Washington and Coeur d'Alene Idaho Real Estate For Sale

County Sheriff's Detectives and the Spokane County Medical Examiner's Office are still trying to identify a woman whose body was found in January in the Spokane River.

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Related Topix: Coeur d'Alene, ID, Kootenai County, ID, Athol, ID

Daily Kos

An Idahoan shows Bundy what a real Western rancher is

Being a Westerner and the daughter and granddaughter of cattle ranchers, I think it's about time that the non-crazy Western ranchers get some equal national media time.

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Related Topix: Idaho Government, University of Idaho, US News, Liberal Political News

KISU-TV Pocatello

Science Trek

SCIENCE TREK, produced by Idaho Public Television, airs the third Tuesday of the month throughout the school year and focuses on a variety of science-related topics.

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Washington Times

Idaho sues timber company over N. Idaho wildfire

Idaho officials have filed a lawsuit against a timber company and its contractor contending they're responsible for a wildfire that killed a 20-year-old Forest Service firefighter and burned more than 300 acres in northern Idaho.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Ridenbaugh Press

The case for Fulcher

Many states are preparing to soon hold their Primary elections. Throughout the western states, the primaries are often held in the spring.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, C. Otter, Representative Raul Labrador, Idaho Government, C. L. Otter, US Governors

KHQ-TV Spokane

Shred Day is Here

Are you ready to SHRED? One of KHQ's most popular events is here! Shred Day! Once again we are partnering with AmericanWest Bank and Secure Shred, and it's your chance to safely dispose of any sensitive documents you might have hanging around the house.

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Related Topix: Kootenai County, ID, Spirit Lake, ID, Athol, ID

Tue Apr 15, 2014

KXLY-TV Spokane

Moscow Fire Chief announces retirement

City of Moscow Fire Chief Ed Button has announced his retirement after fifteen years with the City, eight of those years as Assistant Fire Chief and Fire Marshal and seven in service as Fire Chief.

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Related Topix: Fire

KXLY-TV Spokane

Idaho businesses caught selling alcohol to minors

The Idaho State Police says an alcohol age compliance check in north-central Idaho over the weekend resulted in 9.46% of the businesses failing to comply with the state law.

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The Spokesman-Review

Idaho Debates set in nine primary races

The Idaho Debates will feature a series of nine debates in Idaho races in advance of the May 20 primary election, the Idaho Press Club, the League of Women Voters of Idaho and Idaho Public Television announced today.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, C. Otter, US News

KHQ-TV Spokane

Man Who Fired At Idaho State Police During Pursuit And Kidnapped Rathdrum Woman Sentenced

A man arrested for a series of crimes that started in November 2012 in Spirit Lake will most likely be spending the rest of his life in prison.

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Related Topix: Rathdrum, ID, Spirit Lake, ID

KMVT Twin Falls

South Central Idaho United Way Distribute Funds

Twin Falls, Idaho This Tuesday Afternoon, the local United Way distributed funds from money collected over the past year.

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Related Topix: Twin Falls, ID, Burley, ID, Minidoka, ID, Twin Falls County, ID, Family, Kids

Boise Weekly

ACLU Director to Take New Post in Washington, D.C.

Monica Hopkins, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Idaho, is transferring to Washington, D.C., to act as the organization's regional executive director in the capital city.

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Related Topix: ACLU, Canyon County, ID

Wilson's Almanac

In other privacy news, app maker secretly sells location data of 50...

In other privacy news, app maker secretly sells location data of 50 million people.

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Related Topix: Idaho Government

Mon Apr 14, 2014

KMVT Twin Falls

ISP Honors Troopers For Quick Actions

Idaho State Police Troopers Vance Cox, Steve Otto and Alma Walker will be receiving recognition for their criminal interdiction work during the Idaho Highway Safety Summit Tuesday, April 15th.

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Related Topix: Prison, Bonneville County, ID, Drugs

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