Archive for December, 2006

Stop The Presses! Use Up Existing Supplies

The printers still aren’t going to be making much money from the state of Idaho. Guv Jim Risch’s staff cut out paper dolls of former Guv Dirk Kempthorne from a self guiding State Capitol history tour brochure rather than print new copies without Dirk’s photo. (see UNKIND CUT). Now, New Guv Butch Otter has quietly […]

Boise Offers Urban Bird Refuge

You wouldn’t know from watching local television, but not everyone is a skier. However, you can still enjoy the great outdoors in downtown Boise of all places where the birds are particularly active this time of year along the river. The GUARDIAN took a brief walk along the banks of the river near the children’s […]

NO Free Ride On EMS With Big Blue

A reader tells the GUARDIAN that Idaho’s largest health insurance provider–Blue Cross–will not cover much of the cost of Ada County EMS ambulance service. Those of us with health insurance are familiar with the list of preferred providers who have negotiated agreements with Big Blue. Typically the insurance pays an agreed upon rate and the […]

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