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Otter endorses ballot initiative to revive horse racing (access required)

Many aspects of Idaho’s horse culture, including ranch work and rodeo, depend on a viable horse racing industry, Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter said. The Republican on Thursday made the remarks in his endorsement of a ballot initiative in the November ...

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Ballot initiatives, governor’s race draw most campaign money (access required)

A ballot initiative seeking to legalize historical horse racing devices that opponents say are the equivalent of illegal slot machines is drawing the most money leading up to Idaho’s November election. Campaign finance reports filed Wednesday with the secretary of ...

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Idaho seeks to force Texas oil company to turn over records (access required)

Idaho officials sought to force a Texas oil company to turn over records following an evaluation showing what the state calls “discrepancies” involving production records. The Idaho Oil and Gas Conservation Commission voted 5-0 on Wednesday to authorize subpoenas for ...

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Trailmix event promotes Idaho startup food producers

In an event intended to showcase entrepreneurship in Idaho’s food processing industry, grocery retailer Albertsons and downtown Boise co-working space Trailhead are partnering on “Trailmix,” a competition for startup food producers. The event will be held Oct. 18 at Trailhead ...

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Kristin Armstrong will build fitness center at Ten Mile Crossing (access required)

Off her bicycle, three-time Olympic gold medalist and Boise resident Kristin Armstrong is entering the business world with a fitness center at the Ten Mile Crossing business park in Meridian. Armstrong and her husband, Joe Savola, will build and operate ...

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