Idaho Government Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Idaho fined after demolishing building containing asbestosRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2015 | Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

    The Idaho Transportation Department has agreed to pay a $52,000 fine after demolishing an asbestos-containing building in northern Idaho and potentially exposing the public to the cancer-causing fibers.

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  2. Climate change presents increased potential for very large fires in the contiguous United StatesRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2015 | CSIRO Publishing

    R. Barbero A D , J. T. Abatzoglou A , N. K. Larkin B , C. A. Kolden A and B. Stocks C A Department of Geography, University of Idaho, 875 Perimeter Drive MS3021, Moscow, ID 83844-3021, USA. B Pacific Wildland Fire Sciences Laboratory, US Forest Service, 400 North 34th Street, Suite 201, Seattle, WA 98103, USA.

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  3. Traffic Alert: Garrity exit closure overnight for maintenanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | KBCI CBS 2

    Traffic will be diverted at the Garrity Interchange for maintenance work Sunday night. Idaho Transportation Department says from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. traffic going westbound on I-84 will be detoured at the Garrity Road exit off-ramp through the intersection and back onto the westbound interstate.

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  4. Mental Health First-Aid Training: As Critical for Idaho as CPRRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Boise Weekly

    First-aid training in mental health can be as critical as learning CPR when living in a state with suicide rates as high as Idaho's. While a first-aid class offers instruction on what to do when someone is having a heart attack, The Speedy Foundation and Optum Idaho believe mental first-aid training is just as critical.

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  5. Donald Trump's Idaho?Read the original story

    Jul 25, 2015 | Ridenbaugh Press

    We now have a pretty clear idea of who all the major contenders for president will be in 2016: At this point all or nearly all have announced. The last couple of nomination contests weren't good normal case studies, because Mitt Romney had unusually strongly connections to the Idaho area, between his ties to Utah and his Mormon religion, which he has in common with about a third of Idahoans, the bulk of that third being Republican.

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  6. Alaska Airlines wants customers to ditch their boarding passes, IDsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Alaska Airlines hopes the future of aviation security will allow customers to leave their boarding passes and even their driver's licenses at home. About 200 customers of the airline who regularly fly out of Mineta San Jose International Airport are in a pilot program that allows a machine to scan their eyeballs or examine their fingerprints when checking in bags, going through airport security and boarding a plane -- rather than produce IDs and boarding passes.

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  7. Three vehicle crash injures one on I-90 near Post FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | KREM-TV Spokane

    Police responded after receiving reports on Wednesday at 7:14 p.m. that one car had rear-ended another, pushing that car into a third vehicle. Three vehicle crash injures one on I-90 near Post Falls Police responded after receiving reports on Wednesday at 7:14 p.m. that one car had rear-ended another, pushing that car into a third vehicle.

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  8. EPA fines Idaho for demolition of building with asbestosRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | KIVI

    The Idaho Transportation Department has agreed to pay a $52,000 fine after demolishing an asbestos-containing building in northern Idaho and potentially exposing the public to the cancer-causing fibers. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the agreement Thursday involving the November demolition of the state-owned building in Priest River.

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  9. Man convicted of aggravated assault on officer, arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    LAS CRUCES >> A Dona Ana County jury on Thursday convicted Jeremy Lukas Sanchez, 33, of aggravated assault on a peace officer with a deadly weapon, arson and criminal damage to property, according to a news release from the 3rd Judicial District Attorney's Office. According the release, Sanchez was arrested on May 15, 2014.

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  10. Department of Corrections confirms escaped inmate from Trinidad facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

    The Colorado Department of Corrections has confirmed that at 3:20 p.m. Thursday, an inmate escaped from the Trinidad Correctional Facility. Douglas Beagley, 62, was assigned to an outside work crew and was operating a white, Ford, single axle, dually, dump truck with Colorado Department of Corrections emblems on both sides.

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  11. ITD Hit w/2nd '15 Asbestos FineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | The Spokesman-Review

    The Idaho Transportation Department has agreed to pay nearly $52,000 in fines for demolishing an office building in downtown Priest River that was riddled with asbestos, without taking any of the required precautions to keep the cancer-causing fibers from spreading. It's the second time in less than a year that the ITD has done this, having agreed to pay $55,800 in fines to the Environmental Protection Agency for demolishing an asbestos-laden building in Rigby, in southeastern Idaho/ Betsy Russell , SR.

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  12. ITD says it shares EPA's health concerns over its asbestos releases, is working on policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | The Spokesman-Review

    The Idaho Transportation Department, in a statement today about its second $50,000-plus fine in a year for demolishing an asbestos-laden building without taking any of the required precautions, said, "We share the EPA's concern regarding workers, supervisors and public at large in terms of health risks posed by asbestos." ITD spokesman Reed Hollinshead said the agency is working on a policy to ensure that all buildings are inspected for asbestos prior to demolition.

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  13. ITD fined for 2nd asbestos violation in a year, this one in Priest River - Thu, 23 Jul 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | The Spokesman-Review

    Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. The Idaho Transportation Department has agreed to pay nearly $52,000 in fines for demolishing an office building in downtown Priest River that was riddled with asbestos, without taking any of the required precautions to keep the cancer-causing fibers from spreading.

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  14. Idaho fined after demolishing building containing asbestosRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2015 | KSL-TV

    The Idaho Transportation Department has agreed to pay a $52,000 fine after demolishing an asbestos-containing building in northern Idaho and potentially exposing the public to the cancer-causing fibers. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the agreement Thursday involving the November demolition of the state-owned building in Priest River.

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  15. Idaho v. Coeur Alene TribeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | FindLaw

    State of IDAHO, a sovereign State of the United States, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. COEUR D'ALENE TRIBE, a federally recognized Indian tribe, Defendant-Appellant.

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  16. Idaho inmates say state officials intentionally misled courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | KBCI CBS 2

    Idaho inmates in a class action lawsuit over prison health care told a federal judge Wednesday that state officials should be punished for intentionally misleading a court-appointed examiner about health care conditions. State attorneys, however, denied the inmates' claims and said the allegations were based on incomplete evidence taken out of context.

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  17. Senators react to passage of "Every Child Achieves Act"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    No Child Left Behind is in fact being left behind. Senator Lamar Alexander's 'Every Child Achieves Act' was passed in the Senate late last week in a lopsided bipartisan vote.

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  18. ID--Idaho News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, IDRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2015 | Washington Times

    Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today in Idaho. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Boise bureau at 343-1894.

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  19. Volunteers Pick Up Trail Work Where Forest Service Left OffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Boise Weekly

    Jeff Halligan started leading volunteer trail crews into the Idaho wilderness after the Legislature declared the state's backcountry a disaster area in 2010. Rather than lighting up a barbecue or setting off fireworks, Jeff Halligan spent the Fourth of July leading a troop of volunteers into the Payette National Forest.

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  20. Panel begins broadband study after previous program failedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Norwalk Citizen News

    More questions than answers hang around Idaho lawmakers as they grapple over the now-defunct statewide school broadband Internet access program. A legislative interim committee met Tuesday to begin determining whether the Idaho Legislature should attempt building a new statewide broadband program.

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