Balukoff: State Board record-shredding may have broken law

Gubernatorial candidate A.J. Balukoff ripped Gov. Butch Otter on Monday — for shredding documents. Balukoff, a Democrat, said an Otter aide may have violated state law by destroying paperwork from 22 candidates for the State Board of Education. A.J. Balukoff

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A Petite London Blogger With a Very Big Dream!

I recently spent some time in London, reporting on fashion trends there for summer and fall, and the fun privilege of meeting up with another blogger! Her name is Debonita Deore, from the blog Elegantly Fashionable.

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Perioperative Focus Tightens the Links in St. Luke’s Safety Chain

I am so proud of our physician leaders here at St. Luke’s and the fact that they have embraced innovation and new models of care.   Today, we are following up on one innovative new program we informed you about just over a year ago – St. Luke’s Perioperative Evaluation Clinic. I asked my blog editor, [...]

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My New Hair Style!

This is such a big change for me! Click the link to see the AFTER pictures!

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What’s the story behind those destroyed State Board applications?

This week, Gov. Butch Otter’s office released paperwork on some — but not all — of the Idahoans who applied for two vacant spots on the State Board of Education. The rest of the applications no longer exist, according to the governor’s

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Documents shed some light on some State Board applicants

Newly appointed State Board of Education member David Hill of Boise pointed up his resume with federal energy labs — and his involvement in higher education issues in Idaho. Meanwhile, fellow appointee Debbie Critchfield of Oakley touted her work with

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A St. Luke’s Winning Streak No One Wants to Talk About

Last week, Dr. Hill was my guest blogger and wrote about our journey to zero harm.  This week, my blog editor followed up with Dr. Kevin Shea, Dr. Howard King, and the team of folks working on one aspect of zero harm: Project Zero, the St. Luke’s team working to eliminate surgical site infections related [...]

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SELECT Medical Network Becomes St. Luke’s Health Partners

SELECT Medical Network is the name of a long-standing organization in our region that has been used for contracting with independent physicians and insurance companies – something many may know as an independent physician association or a physician hospital organization.  But for some time, St. Luke’s has viewed SELECT Medical Network as much more than [...]

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Waterproof Makeup Review

I wanted to try out a slew of water-resistant and waterproof makeup I had on hand. What better place than an in-your-face waterpark? Here’s what worked, and what didn’t…

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Looking for a Brand Manager. Looking for you.

How are your multi-tasking and knife juggling skills? We are looking to add a new act to the circus here at Drake Cooper. Someone who can help keep all the kittens and cleavers in the air. We are posting it as a contract position (because we don’t want to toss you the chainsaw and have […]

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