Monthly Archives: May 2014

Luna says he has ‘no plans’ to seek state GOP chair

  Tom Luna’s name has surfaced as a possible candidate for the state Republican Party chair’s position. Outgoing state schools superintendent Tom Luna says he has been approached about running for the state Republican Party chairmanship, which could be up

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‘I took a different approach:’ Sherri Ybarra discusses her primary win

After 156 voicemails, countless emails — and one nomination that surprised many political observers— Sherri Ybarra is turning her attention to her next campaign. Sherri Ybarra The Republican nominee for state schools superintendent is sorting through offers to help with her

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Organizers say Kuna trustee recall is a go

Regardless of whether Kuna voters approve a school levy Tuesday, a recall election against a trustee opposing the levy appears to be a go. Michael Law Levy supporters plan to submit signatures to the Ada County clerk’s office Tuesday, said Sharon Fisher,

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Wild Wednesday: The GOP governor’s candidate debate, Storified

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Do you remember Shakira? She’s graduating this weekend

Perhaps you remember Shakira’s blog post from March 9th titled She can’t sing or dance but Shakira can fill your heart with love! Shortly after her lunch outing she was chosen to participate in the IDAPI Program. Shakira also known as

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State golf: Eagle boys, Rocky girls, BK girls win titles

5A GIRLS Rocky Mountain (689) defended its team title by 24 strokes over second-place Vallivue (713). Vallivue senior Gabby Barker dominated the field at Highland Golf Course in Pocatello, shooting rounds of 68 and 70 for a 23-stroke victory. Top

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My blog hitching a ride to new location . . .

With only a week to go before the much-anticipated May 20 Idaho primary election, I get a sense something irreversible is going to happen. Think political sea change. Factions in the Idaho Republican party are going to get a polling

Posted in Hello Idaho

The Helping Works blog is moving…

The new link to Helping Works (blog posts throughout the week as well as the weekly column, all in one convenient place) is right here for your bookmarking pleasure.

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Nampa: Students, community plan special bicycle, walking events

Nampa celebrates National Bike Month with two Safe Routes to School biking and walking to school events and an evening community bicycle ride. Ronald Reagan Elementary students will walk and bike to school Wednesday, May 14, which is also National

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Varsity Extra athletes of the week (May 5-10)

BASEBALL J.T. Williams, Eagle: The senior and Washington signee led the Mustangs to the 5A District Three championship. Williams, who started at shortstop, entered in the eighth inning in relief of starting pitcher Griffen Page, holding off Capital for a

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