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  1. Otter appoints new members to Oil and Gas Commission - Thu, 18 May 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | The Spokesman-Review

    Idaho Gov. Butch Otter delivers his State of the State address inside the house chambers at the state Capitol building Jan. 9, 2017 in Boise, Idaho. Otter appointed Payette County Commissioner Marc Shigeta and Idaho Department of Lands Director Tom Schultz to the Idaho Oil and Gar Conservation Committee on Thursday, May 18, 2017.

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  2. Otter appoints new members to Oil and Gas CommissionRead the original story

    Thursday May 18 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter has appointed Payette County Commissioner Marc Shigeta and Idaho Department of Lands Director Tom Schultz to the Idaho Oil and Gar Conservation Committee. Otter announced Thursday that he is accepting applications for three other openings on the recently restructured commission until June 1. A newly enacted law ensured the commission included the Department of Lands director, three governor-appointed experts and a county commissioner.

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  3. Idaho militia group founder faces aggravated assault charge - Sun, 19 Feb 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... assault following a confrontation with a court process server, a newspaper said. He was arrested Jan. 9 in Payette County in connection with the Aug. 9 incident, the Idaho Statesman reported, citing documents it obtained Thursday through a public ...

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  4. Can you hear me now?Read the original story

    Feb 17, 2017 | Ridenbaugh Press

    ... out how Idahoans calling in on Education Secretary-designate Betsy DeVos stood, a staffer let slip to the Payette County commissioners: "DeVos is the one we're hearing the most about ... and I think 95 percent are against her." Crapo, and fellow ...

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  5. 'A lot of scared people': Relentless snow collapses hundreds of Idaho roofs, devastates rural countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... where Weiser is located, prompting Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter to declare a state of emergency there and in Payette County. The extra money will allow the small towns to hire help for the town's city workers in clearing the snow from roofs and roads ...

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  6. Bar near Idaho-Oregon border collapses under heavy snowRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2017 | Washington Times

    The Payette County Sheriff's Office tells KTVB-TV that it got a call that the vacant bar Joe's Club collapsed at about 5:25 Sunday morning. The office says no one was hurt or was inside the building when it fell.

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  7. Study: Idaho natural gas and oil tax rates below many statesRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    ... search areas. In southwest Idaho, Texas-based Alta Mesa has eight producing wells. County commissions in Payette County, where production is taking place, and Washington County, where Alta Mesa has signed leases, asked for the study. Natural gas and ...

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  8. Explosives considered for removing dangerous ice floe in far-eastern OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    Officials in Oregon's far-east Malheur County are asking the National Guard to consider using explosives to blast away a mile-long ice floe blocking parts of the Snake River, according to an emergency proclamation obtained by The Oregonian/OregonLive. That kind of operation has never been done by the Oregon National Guard before, said Cory Grogan, spokesman for the state Office of Emergency Management.

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  9. One-Two Punch: Massive Snow Removal Effort Continues, Forecasters Warn of FloodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | Boise Weekly

    ... gutters and storm drains could also contribute to the flood potential. Along the Idaho/Oregon border, the Payette County Sheriff's Office has already alerted some residents to prepare for evacuation after an ice jam caused the Snake River to ...

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  10. Nampa fire chief injured in crash charged with DUI - Tue, 15 Nov 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    Nampa's fire chief, who was seriously injured when he crashed his motorcycle into the back of a car in September, has been charged with excessive DUI in connection to the wreck. The Idaho Statesman reported that the excessive DUI charge against Karl Malott was filed Monday in Payette County.

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  11. Elected Boise County, Payette County prosecutors resignRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Two prosecutors who were elected to positions in Boise and Payette County have already resigned from their posts. The Idaho Statesman reports that Boise County Prosecutor Ross Pittman, who ran unopposed in Tuesday's election, has resigned as has Payette County Prosecutor Anne-Marie Kelso.

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  12. The Latest: Secretary of State Denney busy working the pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    ... open in case voters need more time to find their new voting sites. Election workers in southwestern Idaho's Payette County were scrambling after a precinct in Fruitland ran out of one type of paper ballots and other precincts began to run low. Chief ...

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  13. Voters cast their ballots at Cathedral of the Rockies in Boise, Idaho, on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Westport News

    ... open in case voters need more time to find their new voting sites. Election workers in southwestern Idaho's Payette County were scrambling after a precinct in Fruitland ran out of one type of paper ballots and other precincts began to run low. Chief ...

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  14. Washington: How we votedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... Democratic gains that are expected to be modest. BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Election workers in southwestern Idaho's Payette County were scrambling after a precinct in Fruitland ran out of one type of paper ballots and other precincts began to run low. ...

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  15. Election workers scramble to print more ballots in Payette CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Election workers in southwestern Idaho's Payette County were scrambling after a precinct in Fruitland ran out of one type of paper ballots and other precincts began to run low. Chief Deputy Clerk Julie Anderson said voters at all the precincts still had the option to use the Voter Express ballot system - a smaller paper ballot that slides into a computer terminal, allowing the voter to select his or her choices on a computer screen rather than filling in the ballot by hand.

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  16. Election relief: Firefox, SF Zoo team up for red panda live streamRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... Democratic gains that are expected to be modest. BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Election workers in southwestern Idaho's Payette County were scrambling after a precinct in Fruitland ran out of one type of paper ballots and other precincts began to run low. ...

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  17. Charged With Burning Down Principal's House, Two of Four Payette Teens Admit to ArsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Boise Weekly

    An Idaho teenager faces a jail sentence of up to eight years after admitting to his role in a fire that destroyed the home of his high-school principal. The Ontario, Ore., Argus Observer reports the 16-year-old is one of four juvenile defendants in the case and has signed an agreement under which he pleaded guilty to second-degree arson in a Payette County courtroom.

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  18. Cop shoots Harrison man after chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... black sedan around 11:40 p.m. Monday when the driver failed to yield to an emergency vehicle, according to a Payette County Sheriff's Office press release/ Idaho Statesman . More here.

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  19. Police: Suspect injured after officer-involved shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Police in southwest Idaho say a car chase ended late Monday with at least one officer opening fire and a suspect sustaining injuries. The Payette County Sheriff's Office says the driver of a black sedan fled after a Payette police officer attempted a traffic stop.

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  20. 2016 Mills Adler AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | Clearwater Progress

    sheriff, and the late Betty Adler, former Payette County Treasurer. Both Mills and Adler exemplified the qualities all county elected officials attempt to strive for. Call 208-935-0838, or send mail to The Clearwater Progress, P.O. Box 428 Kamiah, ID ...

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