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Submitted by Rachel Roberts on Mon, 01/28/2013 - 2:21pm, updated on Mon, 01/28/2013 - 2:41pm
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Trevor Thomas, Cole Valley Christian: The defending state champions continued their unbeaten run through the 2A Western Idaho Conference with two wins last week. In a 65-24 rout of Melba, Thomas had 29 points, eight rebounds, three steals and two assists in 18 minutes on the court. The senior guard then added 18 points, eight rebounds, four assists and one steal in a 70-47 victory against Marsing.
Boise State junior guard Jeff Elorriaga returned to practice Monday, but his status for Wednesday's game at Colorado State remains uncertain. Elorriaga has missed five of the last six halves after suffering two concussions in a week earlier this month.
Submitted by Dana Oland on Mon, 01/28/2013 - 12:56pm
The classical jam set for Salt Tears Coffeehouse and Noshery for Jan. 28 is moving to The Buzz, 2999 N. Lakeharbor Lane, Boise. You'll find classical players from across the city playing chamber compositions by Mozart, Schubert and others from 5-8:30 p.m.
-The Postal Service, "Such Great News"
-Mike Cooley, "Loaded Gun in the Closet"
-Jim James, "A New Life"
-Herbert Groenemeyer w/Bono, "Mensch"
-The Joy Formidable, "This Ladder is Ours"
-Camper Van Beethoven, "Northern California Girls"
Submitted by Dan Popkey on Mon, 01/28/2013 - 10:22am, updated on Mon, 01/28/2013 - 10:56am
Idaho State Police Capt. Sheldon Kelley says ISP is not seeking to question an unidentified man whose Jan. 10 appearance on an 11-minute security video alarmed lawmakers and prompted short-term security changes.
Submitted by Roger Phillips on Mon, 01/28/2013 - 9:36am, updated on Mon, 01/28/2013 - 9:45am
Perch can be amazingly subtle when they take your bait. I learned this the hard way after watching one of the guys in our ice fishing group take over an ice hole I just abandoned and start pulling perch out of it. That stung, but I learned a valuable lesson out of the deal. Spring bobbers attach to the end of your rod and react to very subtle bites. After I put one on the end of my ice fishing rod, I could see bites so subtle my ice fishing rod didn't move and I couldn't feel them through the rod. I hooked a couple fish that surely would have gotten away undetected. This an inexpensive addition to any ice fishing rod that will help you land more fish. I won't fish without one from now one.
Submitted by Rocky Barker on Mon, 01/28/2013 - 8:42am, updated on Mon, 01/28/2013 - 10:05am
The disconnect in public land policy in Idaho was on display last week.
The Idaho Legislature held a well-attended joint Senate and House resource meeting to hear Utah lawmaker Ken Ivory make the case for western states to demand the federal government turnover the vast federal public land base. He held out the potential for the states to gain access to the mineral wealth beneath them and to dramatically increase the harvest of timber and other above-ground resources.