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Politics Idaho Supreme Court to broadcast arguments live on the web Idaho Supreme Court to broadcast arguments live on the web
A live stream of oral arguments presented at the Idaho Supreme Court will begin over the web this month, bringing all of the legal action to residents, reporters and other interested parties even if they're far away from the courthouse.
Politics New Wash. marijuana group disbanding New Wash. marijuana group disbanding
A new Washington state marijuana industry organization is disbanding, a day after its press secretary was fired at the group's inaugural press conference.
Politics Gillnetters dismiss Kitzhaber's plan, saying it won't work Gillnetters dismiss Kitzhaber's plan, saying it won't work
Trying to head off a ballot measure to ban gillnetting for salmon on the Oregon side of the lower Columbia River, Gov. John Kitzhaber has told state fisheries managers to come up with new regulations that would accomplish a similar goal while still keeping gillnetters on the water.
Politics Government efficiency? The story of why 8 state boards died Government efficiency? The story of why 8 state boards died
Since an audit conducted by the Oregon secretary of state's office was released in late June there have been questions raised whether Oregon needs its more than 250 boards. Two questions also: how were those eight killed off and can lessons be learned from how they died?
Politics Fallout of topless bar trip uncertain for Ore. GOP Fallout of topless bar trip uncertain for Ore. GOP
Reports that seven Republican legislators, including the House leadership team, visited a topless bar during a vacation to southern California in January come at an awkward time for Oregon Republicans, who are trying to take control of the House in November.
Politics Citizens panel says eliminate "corporate kicker" Citizens panel says eliminate "corporate kicker"
A panel of citizens has recommended that Oregon voters eliminate "corporate kicker" tax rebates with a ballot measure this fall, even after the initiative's supporters declined to participate in the process.
Politics Courts rule Idaho GOP official can keep $500,000 of alleged Ponzi profits
The jury in U.S. District Court in Pocatello concluded on Friday thathead of the Bonneville County Republican Party can keep $500,000 but must return $55,000 following a civil lawsuit by a federal court receiver trying to recover money from a multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme.