Idahoans Weary of Wind Power
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A new poll by the Idaho Statesman shows Idaho consumers are not so enthusiastic about wind energy if it means higher monthly power bills. The newspaper also reported that (
TF City Council To Discuss Public Opinion Survey
The Twin Falls City Council will be discussing the results of the $11,000 dollar public opinion survey at its regular meeting tonight.  The Times News reports that the survey revealed that city residents are not real keen on civic engagement with 23 percent reporting that they attended at least…
Survey Indicates Marijuana Use Up By Idaho Students
A recent survey seems to indicate that drug and marijuana usage among Idaho students may be trending upward  The 2011 Idaho Youth Risks Behavior Survey released this month by the Idaho State Dept. of Education indicates that 18.8-percent of Idaho’s high school students say they had used marijuana at…
City Council Turns Down Survey Request
We told you yesterday that Twin Falls City Manager Travis Rothweiler would be asking the city council for money to conduct a survey on city employee compensation and how Twin Falls compares to other comparable towns in Idaho.  He did…and they said no.
Twin Falls Residents Get Chance To Take Survey
About 1200 Twin Falls city residents will soon be getting a chance to tell city officials how they feel about the way the city is being run.  Twin Falls has signed an agreement with the National Research Center to ask city residents just how satisfied they are with the way things are done.
Twin Falls Salary Survey Under Scrutiny
Twin Falls city officials are taking a look at a salary survey conducted two years ago that shows Twin Falls city employees, on average, are paid about seven percent less than employees in comparable cities around the state.  But, they say it’s really not comparing apples to apples because in some o…
Idaho Water Supply Keeps Getting Better
As of midday Monday, Sun Valley Resort received 25 inches of snow in the last 24 hours.  And while it was snowing in the mountains, much of the valleys received rain. Water supply specialist Ron Abramovich says so much rain and snow have fallen across the state this month, we've already re…
Survey: Most teachers don’t support Luna’s Plan
About half of Idaho’s 15,200 elementary and secondary school teachers ay they oppose Superintendent Tom Luna’s plan to overhaul education in Idaho. As am Idaho’s terry mason reports the results are part of an online survey conducted by the Idaho Educat…