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Voting Today
Pools are open from 8 a.m.  until 8 p.m.  today for several school district trustee seats that are up for grabs and four local school districts that are asking for voters to approve supplemental levies.  If you are voting today and are not registered, you can register at the polling p…
TF School District Eyes Budget
A preliminary budget for the next school year is being formulated by the Twin Falls School District and yesterday the Board of Trustees took a look.  So far the district is looking at a budget of approximately $40.3-million dollars.
Buhl School Levy Election May 17th
Voters in the Buhl School District will decide on a supplemental levy on May 17th.  The proposed levy is for nearly $572,000 dollars for one year.  Buhl Superintendent Byron Stutzman ways the district will need that amount to keep the district running as it is now.
Luna To Bring Legislative Tour To Twin Falls
Public schools chief Tom Luna is kicking off his post-legislative tour in Boise, where his education reform package dominated the 2011 Idaho Legislature.      Luna is expected to make six stops, starting on Monday in the state's capital city...
Buhl School District To Hold Levy Election
Buhl school district officials are warning that due to state cutbacks the district is over half a million dollars short for the coming school year’s budget.  In order to make up the shortfall, the Buhl school district voters will be able to vote on a supplemental levy on May 17t…
Levies Pass – Bond Fails
Voters in three out of four local school districts were in a generous mood yesterday.  Voters in the Twin Falls School District approved a $7.5-million dollar 2-year supplemental levy.
Top Story Podcast: Charlie Sheen Meltdown – School Levy Elections
Top Story Podcast 3/06/11: First Hour: Charlie Sheen Meltdown - Second Hour: School Levy Elections
First Hour - Charlie Sheen is in the middle of a meltdown.  There are comparisons with President Obama and his administration.  Funny that some people want to criticize Obama for his policies and think …
Eastern Idaho Bus Driver Dies Enroute To School
Idaho State Police say a Blackfoot school bus driver likely suffered a medical condition that caused her to lose control of the bus and hit a power pole. The ISP says 64-year-old Joann Jensen was pronounced dead at Bingham Memorial Hospital Monday afternoon...
School Bus Ad Bill Advances
A bill to allow corporate logos and other business advertisements to adorn black-and-yellow school buses that carry Idaho children to classes has moved to the Senate floor. The Senate Education Committee on Tuesday advanced the bill that was introduced earlier this month by Republican Assistant Majo…

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