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Les Bois Park in Black and White Sorry to keep beating the same drum over and over, but based on some of the comments that are being posted on here, there is apparently still some confusion about …Continue reading →

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Go Fly A Kite The kids and I had a fun day yesterday, including flying kites at the park. It looks like it might not be quite as warm, but not bad kite flying …Continue reading →

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One More Time We have been hearing from people who are both happy and unhappy that the County has, at least for the time being, stopped subsidizing Idaho’s horse racing industry. The County …Continue reading →

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Les Bois Park – Déjà vu All Over Again If you haven’t already heard, this morning, the Board of Ada County Commissioners voted to reject both proposals we received from potential operators for Les Bois Park, the County-owned horse …Continue reading →

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Why I Voted No – Again Yesterday, at a meeting of the COMPASS (Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho) Board, I was the only member to vote no on a motion to move a list of …Continue reading →

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Confidential To the Ada County employee who wants to have a private conversation: You did not leave a phone number where you can be reached. Please call back as I would …Continue reading →

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Why I Blog on Fridays Okay, it’s trivial, but here goes: the Board has “routine” meetings scheduled pretty much all day long on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Mondays are meeting days, as well, but Monday …Continue reading →

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Eventful Week You haven’t heard much from me on here lately, mostly because I have been busy. For example, this week, in addition to all of the usual meetings, paperwork, e-mail messages, …Continue reading →

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Acronymania! Just a quick note to pass along an observation: the number of acronyms being used by government at all levels seems to be growing by leaps and bounds. Although acronyms …Continue reading →

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On the Job with Ada County EMS On Friday, April 3, I did a “ride along” with an Emergency Medical Services supervisor. It is said that when there is a rider along, the department usually has an …Continue reading →