Locals can still call it "Bogus," but the nonprofit ski area above town is tweaking its name.
The difference is slight: Instead of using the word "resort" in its title, the new name of the hill will be "Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area."
"It was our choice to call Bogus Basin what it is," said Gretchen Anderson, spokeswoman for the ski and snowboard resort.
Steve Smith, the editor of the Spokane, Wash. Spokesman-Review, has some ugly work ahead of him. He's been directed by Cowles Media, the company that owns his paper, to lay some staff off.
Company-wide, the cuts may be as large as 30 people.
"These cuts will mean a lesser paper," he said in a memo to staff. "Some things we do now, important things, will be eliminated. Our readers will notice."
Looks like Boston Legal, a show about lawyers in some New England city (we checked) has a show coming up about someone getting caught in a sex sting in a bathroom. Original!
Next: A rerun of Wings wherein a lieutenant governor running for Senate finds a pal to fly him around.
Or at least, that's one of the conclusions that might be haunting Boise State president Bob Kustra.
In his October "dear friends" letter that was sent to thousands of his dear friends, Kustra frets about Idaho's lousy placement among states when it comes to sending kids on to higher education.
"Idaho ranks dead last," Kustra said.
The arrest came after election auditors in Nez Perce County and Asotin County in Washington discovered Christopher Billups, 62, of Lapwai, appeared to have voted at a polling site on the Nez Perce Indian Reservation after already mailing in a ballot to Washington.
"If I were to ask every employer in this room, 'Do you have a "Help Wanted" sign out?' I'd probably see a lot of hands go up. I can't even drive through Star and not see 'Help Wanted' signs. It's not for lack of jobs, it's about finding qualified labor."