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Since early 2013, the Board of Ada County Commissioners has made a frightening number of bad and costly decisions, supposedly on behalf of the county’s taxpayers. FIRST, the day after I left office in January of 2013, Commissioners Dave Case and Jim Tibbs, in a two-to-one decision, fired Rich Wright. […]

A Series of Costly Decisions




The Board of Ada County Commissioners made another bad and costly decision: they settled a lawsuit with Fortistar Energy (aka Hidden Hollow Energy) by paying the company more than $2.6 million. Fortistar had no legal cause of action or legitimate claim against the county. Fortistar operates two engines at the […]

Fortistar Lawsuit Facts






Here is a point-by-point critique of the Idaho Statesman’s August 17 editorial: “Hidden Hollow Energy faces a bind, resulting in part from the Dynamis dealings.” Not true. Fact: Hidden Hollow Energy’s problem is with DEQ, NOT Dynamis or Ada County. HHE wanted the county to spend approximately $1.5 million on […]

Idaho Statesman’s Accuracy Stinks



The following Guest Opinion was submitted to the Idaho Statesman in response to an editorial written by Kevin Richert. I hope you will take the time to read the two Idaho Supreme Court decisions about which I commented on my Facebook page. You can find them at the following links: Kessler […]

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