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  1. Election 2014: Otter aims for third term - Sun, 19 Oct 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    Idaho Gov. Butch Otter's cowboy charm has long appealed to Idaho voters, helping make him one of the state's most-elected officials: a longtime lieutenant governor, three-term congressman and two-term governor. But has he earned the rare distinction of becoming only the second governor in Idaho history to be elected to a third consecutive term? An array of challengers, led by A.J. Balukoff, the Democratic nominee and longtime Boise School Board chairman, say no, arguing the state's schools, economy and reputation have suffered on Otter's watch.

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  2. Idaho auctions off more oil and gas leasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Spokesman-Review

    Here's a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho - The Idaho Department of Lands has auctioned off oil and gas leases on 5,250 acres of state-owned land in southern Idaho for $263,000. The Idaho Department of Lands says Trendwell West Inc. was awarded eight tracts for $190,000 on Wednesday, and that Alta Mesa Idaho was awarded three tracts for $73,000.

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  3. Crane, Silver face off in debate over Idaho investments - Thu, 16 Oct 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Spokesman-Review

    Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. BOISE - Idaho state Treasurer Ron Crane's Democratic challenger, Twin Falls CPA Deborah Silver, went on the attack in a televised debate between the two on Thursday night, charging that Crane should be fired as state treasurer for a fund transfer that auditors say cost state taxpayers at least $10 million.

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  4. Jerome Cheese Co. agrees to $88K EPA settlement over anhydrous ammoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Spokesman-Review

    Here's a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho - A south-central Idaho cheese producing company has agreed to pay the federal government $88,000 following allegations it failed to properly adhere to regulations involving a colorless gas that can cause temporary blindness. Jerome Cheese Company admitted to no lapses in its handling of some 10,000 pounds of anhydrous ammonia each year in agreeing to the settlement.

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  5. Coho salmon season to open on Clearwater after unprecedented recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Spokesman-Review

    Here's a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho - Idaho officials have approved a coho salmon fishing season on the Clearwater River following efforts by the Nez Perce Tribe to bring the salmon back after they disappeared about 30 years ago. The Idaho Fish and Game Commission on Wednesday approved the historic sport fishing season that starts Friday and runs through Nov. 16. Anglers will be allowed to keep two coho salmon per day and up to 10 for the month-long season on portions of the Mainstem and Middle Fork Clearwater River.

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  6. In debate, Otter says he'll continue fight against same-sex marriage - Tue, 14 Oct 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Spokesman-Review

    Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. BOISE - Idaho Gov. Butch Otter declared during a political debate Tuesday night that he plans to continue fighting same-sex marriage - though he issued a statement earlier in the day saying, "We have done all we can through the courts for now to defend traditional marriage in Idaho."

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  7. Woodings calls on Denney to give up state pension - Tue, 14 Oct 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Spokesman-Review

    Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. BOISE - Idaho Secretary of State candidate Holli Woodings is calling on her GOP opponent, former House Speaker Lawerence Denney, to give up his state pension, in light of his comments at a live debate last week that he doesn't believe elected officials should be on the state pension system.

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  8. Three candidates for governor to debate tonight in Nampa: Otter, Balukoff and Pankey...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Spokesman-Review

    Three candidates for governor of Idaho will face off in a live debate tonight at 8 on Boise TV station KTVB, broadcast from Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa. The three: GOP Gov. Butch Otter, Democratic challenger A.J. Balukoff, and Constitution Party candidate Steve Pankey.

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  9. GOP Wannabes To Launch Bus TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | The Spokesman-Review

    Seven GOP candidates for statewide office will travel Idaho on a campaign push from Wednesday, Oct. 15, to Saturday, Oct. 25, according to a schedule distributed by Gov. Butch Otter's re-election campaign. Candidates on the tour include incumbents Otter, Lt.

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  10. Rep. Labrador debates Democratic challenger Ringo - Thu, 09 Oct 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | The Spokesman-Review

    Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. BOISE - Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador and his Democratic challenger, Shirley Ringo, outlined starkly differing positions on issues ranging from same-sex marriage to taxes and spending, as the two faced off in a debate on Idaho Public Television on Thursday night.

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  11. Otter, Balukoff clash in debate over same-sex marriage, gay rights - Thu, 09 Oct 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | The Spokesman-Review

    Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. BOISE - Idaho Gov. Butch Otter and his Democratic challenger, A.J. Balukoff, went head-to-head in a debate Thursday over same-sex marriage and gay rights.

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  12. Risch, Mitchell clash in sole debate of Senate race - Wed, 08 Oct 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | The Spokesman-Review

    Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. BOISE - Idaho Sen. Jim Risch, in the sole debate of his re-election campaign, ripped Democratic challenger Nels Mitchell as a clone of President Obama and Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid and suggested he'd actually represent California.

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  13. Wasden sues Body Renew for bilking customers of closed gymsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | The Spokesman-Review

    Here's a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho - Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden has filed a lawsuit against a southwest Idaho fitness company. Wasden contends in the lawsuit filed in Ada County District Court that Body Renew Fitness & Tanning and owner Dakota Routh charged customers for memberships and other fees just before closing the gyms on July 9. Wasden also says Routh tried to collect unsubstantiated debts from consumers by sending bogus collection notices.

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  14. Land Board holding special meeting on Tamarack lease...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | The Spokesman-Review

    Idaho's state Land Board is holding a special meeting this morning, and the sole item on the agenda is assignment of the lease for Tamarack Resort. The board's currently in a closed executive session, but must reconvene in open session to make any decision.

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  15. Idaho Supreme Court rules Bujak violated legal ethics, but penalties satisfiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | The Spokesman-Review

    The Idaho Supreme Court has ruled that former Canyon County Prosecutor John Bujak - the current Libertarian candidate for governor - violated four of the Idaho State Bar's ethics rules between 2004 and 2011, the Idaho Press-Tribune reported today. The high court ordered a one-year suspension of Bujak's law license for the violations, but since he already had a 19-month interim suspension when the complaint was filed three years ago, the terms of that penalty already are satisfied and Bujak can continue to practice law.

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  16. Former Sen. Craig fined for tapping campaign funds for sex-sting defense - Tue, 30 Sep 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | The Spokesman-Review

    Former U.S. Sen. Larry Craig has been ordered to pay nearly $242,000 to the U.S. Treasury for improperly using campaign funds to cover legal expenses incurred after his arrest in a 2007 airport bathroom sex sting. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson ruled Tuesday in Washington, D.C. that Craig illegally converted campaign money as personal expenses while attempting to withdraw his guilty plea to one count of disorderly conduct.

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  17. Sage grouse ruling finds BLM improperly issued grazing permitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | The Spokesman-Review

    Here's a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho - A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management once again violated federal laws when it issued grazing permits instead of analyzing how grazing could harm sage grouse in four allotments in south-central Idaho. In a ruling released Monday, U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill found that the BLM failed to consider stopping grazing in any of the proposed management plans in the agency's Burley Field Office.

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  18. Third claim cites sexual abuse at state juvenile detention center in NampaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | The Spokesman-Review

    Here's a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho - Another person has filed a legal claim against the Idaho Department of Juvenile Correction contending that he was sexually abused by two staffers while incarcerated at a Nampa detention center. The tort claim, filed Friday, marks the third such claim brought this year by a youth formerly held at the Juvenile Correction Center in Nampa.

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  19. Size of wolf, coyote derby proposed to double to 1,500 square milesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | The Spokesman-Review

    Here's a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho - A group that overcame a court challenge last winter to hold a wolf- and coyote-shooting derby is seeking a permit from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to roughly double the area for a second event this winter. Steve Alder of Idaho for Wildlife says the tentative dates for the derby in the east-central part of the state are Jan. 2-3.

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  20. Lawmakers took to changes in Idaho's system for providing public defendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Spokesman-Review

    With Idaho counties calling on the state to set up a statewide public defense system, a legislative committee was told this week that a new commission will provide recommendations before lawmakers convene in January. "We just want to make sure that what we deliver is thoughtful that we've really looked at any potential consequences and that you have the best information to make your decision with," Third District Judge Molly Huskey, who sits on the Public Defense Commission, told an interim legislative committee on Thursday, the AP reports.

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