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Ada County’s Fishin’ with the Commission event June 15

The Board of Ada County Commissioners invites the public to join them for Fishin’ with the Commission on Saturday, June 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Williams Pond in Boise’s new Marianne Williams Park. Idaho Fish & Game

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Posted in Our Towns

Cast-off F&G Commissioner Hurlock said Pearce thought she was a better fit for nursing board

Joan Hurlock and Idaho Fish and Game Commission Chairman Randy Budge met with Senate Resources and Environment Committee Chairman Monte Pearce prior to the hearing on Hurlock’s nomination for the commission. Pearce was trying to get her to withdraw without

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Posted in Letters from the West

Vote against Fish & Game’s Hurlock reveals rural-urban divide in Idaho GOP

It’s no surprise that Monday’s Senate’s rebuke of GOP Gov. Butch Otter’s Fish & Game Commissioner Joan Hurlock included a hint of the urban-rural divisions that have long defined Idaho politics. Of the nine Republicans who supported Hurlock in a

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Idaho Senate rejection of Hurlock at F&G may be short-sighted

The Republicans who control the Idaho Senate did a rare thing Monday, snubbing their governor, letting the meat loaf grow stale in the lunchroom and delaying an annual ceremony honoring Abraham Lincoln. The male-dominated Senate rejected Gov. Butch Otter’s nomination

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Posted in Idaho Politics