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County Contract Competition Causes Cost Cut At yesterday’s Open Business Meeting, we approved the final contract with Allied Waste for trash hauling and recycling services for unincorporated Ada County. Because we put out an RFP – …Continue reading →

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Sensible Safety Suggestion for Seniors From Sage Community Resources came this great idea for seniors, or anyone, for that matter. When you go to bed at night, put your keys near your bed. If you …Continue reading →

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In Black and White The Media Cries Racism, I Cry Foul Some people are claiming that those of us who disagree with President Barack Obama’s policies must be motivated by racism. In the national …Continue reading →

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Black and White Cars and Stripes Yesterday, I had lunch with Sheriff’s Captain Linda Scown. She runs the Ada County jail. Just coincidently, we also had a surprise quarterly jail inspection scheduled that very afternoon as …Continue reading →

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Two for Two Two days, two events, two worthwhile causes. On Friday, September 11 – Patriot Day – I had the privilege of attending a Celebration of “Idaho’s Finest” which was a fundraiser …Continue reading →

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Who cares? Someone asked me why I care about city council races. We work closely with our fellow local government colleagues who serve as mayors and city council members. We serve together …Continue reading →

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Message to City Council Candidates Congratulations for throwing your hat in the ring! Now it’s time to find out what you are really made of. Anyone can say or write that they want to cut …Continue reading →

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City Council Candidates From the City of Boise website: “2009 BOISE CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE LIST (Official list) “Boise City Council Seat 2Vernon L. BisterfeldtDaniel L. DunhamDavid A. Honey “Boise City Council Seat 4TJ …Continue reading →

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Going Global Yesterday, I attended a meeting of the Emergency Communications Planning Committee and heard updates on some exciting advances being made in Ada County emergency services under the direction of new …Continue reading →

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Council Candidate Coverage City council elections are just around the corner in November of 2009. There is a bright, young, upcoming crop of political newcomers and I’d like to take this opportunity to …Continue reading →