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Excellent overview of a long-term problem. Ms. Jones mentioned the State responsibility, property taxes and the need which has been short-circuited to the teachers who spend their own funds for their students well-being.

What she didn't mention was the fact that the State's failure …

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I'm not convinced by any of these arguments that 15,000 Idahoans are now in a liberal pickle. This article's creators fail to understand that 'choice' alone, is actually reserved for folks like themselves, who have the best insurance government can buy. For those without access to healthc…

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old timer commented on Keep Imperial Gulch Road public

Great article. However, if you want to really get the Commissioner's ears, go to the County Clerk's office and get yourself and others on the Agenda of an upcoming meeting for a face to face discussion! It will accomplish much more than a letter to the editor. You may even be able to draw…

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old timer commented on Keep Broadford Road rural

Assume you're talking about Hailey's Mayor. If so, this could be the subject that gets him thrown out of office. JMO


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old timer commented on Gray vs. Ottley

Two quality candidates vying for a position simply to serve the public's needs. The way all elections should be. Example for the rest of the country..........


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old timer commented on County takes Flying Heart to court

I still say the county should have simply removed the signs. This idea that we can now settle the issue in court may seem civilized but the homeowners have already won. The county has a poor record of defending it's claims in court. Slette is a badger lawyer with an attitude not unlike Tr…

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History would say no since there are previous annexations. It's probably a moot question anyway since the legislature is still growth oriented. JMO


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old timer commented on Bury the power line

This long rationalization needs only a couple words of reply: BS!


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old timer commented on Bury the power line

Sounds like a reasonable statement from Mr. Gardner. Let's drill into it a bit. If one lives for instance in Bellevue, what benefit do they receive from burying the line. Doesn't affect their property values. Let's remember, they put up with the airport! It's the folks up north that need …

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old timer commented on Take down the signs

As I have said many times on this forum, the County should have removed the signs as soon as they appeared. Now, it will be in the courts and it will never return to the status that it was. Commissioners failed to respond.