Monthly Archives: August 2013

Live coverage: Boise State football game at Washington

Boise State coach Chris Petersen Boise State QB Joe Southwick Boise State LB Corey Bell Washington coach Steve Sarkisian (via Tacoma News Tribune) Washington WR Kasen Williams (via Tacoma News Tribune) By Chadd Cripe © 2013 Idaho Statesman SEATTLE

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Kellen Moore makes Detroit Lions’ regular-season roster

By Chadd Cripe © 2013 Idaho Statesman Former Boise State quarterback Kellen Moore made the Detroit Lions roster for the second straight year Saturday. Moore, who signed as an undrafted free agent last year, will serve as the No.

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Boise State football RB recruit decommits from 2014 class

By Chadd Cripe © 2013 Idaho Statesman Running back Squally Canada of Milpitas, Calif., has decommitted from the Boise State football team’s class of 2014, he confirmed via text message Friday night. Canada plans to visit Oregon State this

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Boise Council to discuss BieterBond next week

A special meeting at noon Wednesday will go a long way to showing just how the City Council feels about Mayor David Bieter’s proposal to borrow $34 million for investments in parks, public safety facilities and open space. So far,

Posted in Our Towns

Risch: Assad regime carried out chemical weapon attack; Congressional authorization must precede strike

Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, is now convinced the Assad regime is responsible for an estimated 1,429 deaths of Syrian citizens – including 426 children – with the use of chemical weapons last week in rebel-held or contested neighborhoods east of

Posted in Hello Idaho

Third Super PAC — this one Idaho-based — to back Congressman Simpson

The state’s most influential business group — the Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry — has established a new Super PAC in large part to support eight-term Republican Congressman Mike Simpson’s re-election in 2014. IACI President Alex LaBeau said Friday

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Flags flying again along pretty Harrison Boulevard

Good news. The American flags are back on the lamp posts along pretty Harrison Blvd. in Boise. If you recall, some lowlifes stole them sometime during the wee hours of July Fourth and they were never returned. The State of

Posted in Hello Idaho

Boise State football’s Marcus Henry returns home to make his first start

Here are the best video clips from the week, previewing Boise State-Washington. By Chadd Cripe © 2013 Idaho Statesman MARCUS HENRY GOES HOME FOR FIRST START Boise State sophomore right guard Marcus Henry lived 7 minutes from Husky Stadium

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Arrowrock irrigation releases don’t threaten bull trout, USGS shows

No threatened bull trout that were radio tagged were detected in the deepest part of Arrowrock Reservoir, suggesting that passage through the dam is unlikely when farmers are tapping into it for irrigation, a USGS study states. The new study

Posted in Letters from the West

First-year law students up at U of I, down at Concordia

First-year student enrollment at Concordia University School of Law in Boise is down 40 percent from its inaugural year of 2012-13. The University of Idaho, bucking a national trend, reported a 7.8 percent increase in first-year students to 110 for

Posted in In The Classroom