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Insurers Say there Is Time for an Exchange
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — With a looming deadline approaching, insurers are making a last-ditch plea to Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter for a nonprofit, state-based insurance exchange in Idaho as part of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. On Tuesday, Idaho's advisers said the state likely ha…
Andrus Says Idaho Parties Aint What they Used to Be
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — He's one of Idaho's most-recognized political faces, a former Democratic governor in a Republican-dominated state. But Cecil Andrus blames both parties for creating a leadership void — and calls for a return to what he thinks were the good old days when p…
Governor’s Budget Chief Moves On
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The budget chief for Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter will be stepping down at the end of the month with plans to return to the private sector. Wayne Hammon is resigning on Sept. 28 to become executive director for the Idaho Associated General Contractors...
Flags Fly at Half Staff
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho plans to fly flags at state government buildings at half-staff through Sunday, to honor a firefighter and a soldier who were recently killed in the line of duty.
Sage Grouse Recommendations In Governor’s Hands
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A 16-member task force appointed by Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter to figure out a way to   dissuade the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from listing sage grouse as an endangered species has submitted its recommendations to the governor...
Magic Valley Students Get Governor Scholarships
(KLIX)- Two magic valley Students have gotten scholarships from the governor’s office. Demsie Butler and Roxanne Hill received the 2012 Governor’s Cup Scholarships. It’s for students headed to college. Butler is a Bliss High School Student planning to …
Buhl Woman to Serve on Fish and Game Commission
(KLIX)-There are two knew appointments to the Idaho Fish and Game Commission. Governor Otter Announced the appointments of commissioners of Regions 4 and 7. Region 4 is the Magic Valley and Joan Hurlock of Buhl, will take over Dr. Wayne Wright position...
Gov. Otter Adds to Education Campaign
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A retiring state lawmaker has joined Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter's campaign to retain new education laws that limit collective bargaining while phasing laptops into the classroom and making online learning a requirement. State Rep...
Last Night For Occupy Boise
Last night was likely last night for members of the “Occupy Boise” protest to camp out on state property across from the Idaho Statehouse.  The House on Friday passed emergency legislation to remove the protesters from their encampment.

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