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Here’s your daily megaload update

The megaload left Cat Creek Summit Monday night and traveled 123 miles. It’s now at junction of U.S. 20/26 & Idaho 33, 6 miles east of Arco. It will resume travel on Thursday (weather permitting). The map of the entire

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Posted in Our Towns

Balukoff off to hunt goose, then decide whether to aim at Otter

Boise School District Board President A.J. Balukoff said in July that he’s considering running for governor as a Democrat against two-term Republican Gov. Butch Otter next year. Balukoff tells me he’s expecting to make a decision in mid-November, after he

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Posted in Election Central, Idaho Politics

Idaho dairy industry backs Crapo in pressing to open Canadian, Kiwi markets

Idaho’s dairy industry — the third-largest in the U.S. — hopes international trade talks in the 11-country Trans Pacific Partnership will open Canada and New Zealand to Idaho products. Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, is working with Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.,

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