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PNW power savior Johnson dies in Boise

Peter T. Johnson, whose tough decisions as administrator of the Bonneville Power Administration in the 1980s saved the regional agency from bankruptcy and kept power rates low, died Sunday in Boise. Johnson, 82, led Boise wood products manufacturer Trus Joist

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Labrador stands by cuts to Idaho lab but says hands off BPA

Republican Rep. Raul Labrador took a tour last week of the Idaho National Laboratory and faced the Idahoans whose jobs he put on the line in votes to cut Energy Department lab’s budget and in his support for shutting down

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