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So far, Balukoff self-funding 82 percent of run for Idaho governor

Democrat A.J. Balukoff salted his campaign mine with nearly $91,000, providing 82 percent of the money he raised after announcing his run for governor in early December. Balukoff has said the campaign to be the first Idaho Democratic governor elected

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Posted in Election Central, Idaho Politics

Otter: I’m ready to run, but not ready to announce

Gov. Butch Otter said Friday he is preparing to become the first governor to seek a third consecutive four-year term since Republican Gov. Bob Smylie won a third term in 1962. Otter, 70, first said he planned to run in

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Posted in Idaho Politics

Weiser: Capital for a Day on Feb. 15

Gov. Butch Otter will head to Weiser on Feb. 15 for Capital for A Day. Once a month, Otter brings state government to Idahoans living outside Boise by making a different town in Idaho the state’s Capital for a Day.

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Posted in Our Towns