In a recent edition of the Eagle Chamber of Commerce newsletter, we got the longest version of Micron's side of things we've heard yet, from their lobbyist Mike Reynoldson.
In his open letter to the chamber, which we'll print in its entirety after the jump, Reynoldson talks about the reasoning for Micron's layoffs, and where the company is going in the future.
Since Appleton's not talking much, this is as close as we get to a view into their side of the story. Not that you'll get new inside dope here, but it's worth the read all the same.
In Stalin's Russia, the Communist governing body was known as the Political Bureau, or politburo for short.
As he consolidated power, Stalin turned the politburo into a "supreme executive and legislative body" that was "entirely in command of its membership, decisions, and debates," according to the ever-handy online Marxist Encyclopedia.
I just can't help but think of a certain Boise company these days when I'm perusing politburo history.
Yes, we do have an exhaustive list of local dining options in our paper.
And yes, we review restaurants in every edition of BW.
But today was a first, for me: a reader, who remembered that we had reviewed Tango's Subs and Empanadas last month, had a free lunch hour and wanted to try it out.
Thing is, he couldn't remember where it was. Simple solution: Call the editor of the Boise Weekly, and ask.
Buddy, I hope you enjoy your lunch. Don't call me. I'll call you.
With fires already burning on the Boise National Forest, officials are increasing restrictions in an effort to keep even more from starting.
Forest officials announced earlier today that Phase II fire restrictions are now in effect for the Boise, Payette and Sawtooth National Forests. Basically this means no open flames on the forest, including campfires, field burning or any open burning of any kind.
Or maybe they're upset at Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter?
Either way, their anger, expressed in unique graffiti on the giant grassy hill of the governor's mansion, formerly the Simplot mansion, is at least misplaced, however, um, pointed it is.
Update: It's still there, and stories following the BW scoop have since appeared in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, KTVB Channel 7 and, our favorite, on the Wonkette blog.
In its request to the Idaho Public Utilities Commission to gain support of the move, Idaho Power said joining the EIM could reduce net power supply expense to customers by as much as $4 million to $5 million annually.
Moonlight was honored by the Gotham Awards as Best Picture while the New York Film Critics Circle chose La La Land as Best Picture of 2016, Soon thereafter, the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures anointed Manchester By the Sea as the Best Film.