New Oil & Gas Board In the Works
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho may set up a new board to oversee its emerging oil and natural gas industry, a bid to put more-knowledgeable people with fewer conflicts of interest in charge.  The Idaho Statesman reports the Department of Lands is drafting the proposal for the 2013 Legislature.…
State Updating Water Plan
(KLIX)- Currently the Idaho Water Resource Board is presenting it proposed changes to
the Idaho Comprehensive State Water Plan. It is intended to serve as a guiding
document for water management throughout the state. Last night the board held a
public hearing on the proposed plan...
Minidoka School District Releasing 11 Teachers
The Minidoka County School District is reeling from state budget cuts in education and the “Students Come First” initiative.  At a school board meeting this week board members approved the layoffs of 11 teachers in the district.  The board was hoping that attrit…
CSI Approves New Higher Budget
A new budget for the 2012 fiscal year has been approved by the College of Southern Idaho Board of Trustees.  The budget is an increase over  2011 of $1.396 million dollars, or just under a four percent increase.