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Re: “Proposed Boise Ordinance Dials Down Muffler Noise

Sir, my father died in the Vietnam war. I urge you to not wish the same on me Ryan.

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Posted by GorillaMindthet on 07/27/2017 at 9:10 AM

Re: “Proposed Boise Ordinance Dials Down Muffler Noise

Ryan, If we all just died... whos toilets ya gonna clean you useless little punk.

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Posted by Stinky number 2 on 07/27/2017 at 8:51 AM

Re: “Proposed Boise Ordinance Dials Down Muffler Noise

You all need to just die.

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Posted by Ryan Noelke on 07/26/2017 at 7:37 PM

Re: “Mail July 26, 2017

Now, I think you two should make up. Everyone knows Cope froths at the mouth. Let it be.

Posted by David E. Tuttle on 07/26/2017 at 7:18 PM

Re: “Proposed Boise Ordinance Dials Down Muffler Noise

But F-35s are great for the Bench!!!!!

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Posted by Hen Tooth on 07/26/2017 at 2:35 PM

Re: “Proposed Boise Ordinance Dials Down Muffler Noise

Disturbing, excessive or offensive motor vehicle noise, smoke, or exhaust interferes with a person's right to enjoy life and property," reads the ordinance, which goes on to state its purpose as promoting "the public health, comfort, and convenience of the City's inhabitants and its visitors."
With that being said wouldn't that infringe on a person's right to enjoy life and their property. That is how some people get enjoyment in their life even if their vehicle and or motorcycle is a little on the loud side even from the factory. No matter what laws are passed there will always be people that are offended in some shape or form let's stop the government from putting more rules and regulations on a place where we call the land of the free

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Posted by ftw41 on 07/26/2017 at 2:25 PM

Re: “Dry Creek, Dry Purse

["They disagreed with us and they beat us up pretty bad, and quite frankly, I don't see where I'm going to support spending county taxpayer dollars on an organization that doesn't support the county," said Commissioner Jim Tibbs during a June 19 budget hearing.]
What he meant to say was that he was angry and lashed out at whomever he could to try to influence and silence the voice that made him feel small.
From "Conservation districts were organized nationwide as part of the soil conservation movement of the 1930s and 40s in response to the Dust Bowl ecological disaster. We are one of fifty conservation districts in Idaho tasked with leading efforts to conserve, sustain, and enhance Idahos private and state lands." Visit their site and see for yourself all the things they do to "SUPPORT THE COUNTY", contrary to Tibbs' little opinion. I'd put them up against his own accomplishments any day.

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Posted by Farmer-Rancher on 07/26/2017 at 2:00 PM

Re: “Dry Creek, Dry Purse

Not only are the commissioners short-sighted, but they have demonstrated yet again, that they're petty, little, sensitive tyrants who will threaten the employer of any person who dares speak out against their oh-so-wise judgments. This is not the first time they've pulled a stunt like this, and it doesn't surprise me at all, given how weak-minded and ego-sensitive they have proven to be. Face it, they're not always right. Their decision was contentious. Many disagreed with it. They could have chosen otherwise, but... as always, sided with big development instead of conservation. Is it any surprise to anyone? So what if Tibbs got his little feelings hurt. Get over it. You made your decision. Live with it. Don't be so petty as to threaten funding to a county conservation district. They do more to actually support "the county" than this group of nitwits called commissioners does... unless you're a real estate developer.

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Posted by Farmer-Rancher on 07/26/2017 at 1:49 PM

Re: “Proposed Boise Ordinance Dials Down Muffler Noise

Would be great to target Fri/Sat cruise & street racing. Detriment to downtown business, tax base, and property values. Chase 'em back to 2C.

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Posted by bagaun on 07/26/2017 at 1:44 PM

Re: “F-35s in Boise? 'We Don't Know What We Don't Know'

This is typical of the ignorance and complacency of Boise. Never mind the people or quality of life. Create a hazard in the air and an ugly carbon footprint so some defense contractor can get corporate welfare.

Boise loves pollution. They shut down streets at every opportunity so we have to drive out of our way, stop and idle, polluting the air and wasting gas so the lastest crowd of walkers, joggers, bikers, or whatever can monopolize downtown.

Rip up the foothills and build McMansions everywhere, but make sure traffic is snarled so pollution (always bad in Boise) is even worse. Make sure we waste gas sitting there, engines running, in the heat.. road rage results... it is ugly.

Boise does not care.

Boise City's motto must be, If you get there on time, it's not our fault.

What a smug, unresponsive bunch they are, hiding behind their affluent, smug friends.

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Posted by Denis Diderot on 07/26/2017 at 1:40 PM

Re: “A Bishop and a Burro Walk Into the Foothills

Commerce doesn't belong in the foothills, period. Open space is fine the way it is.

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Posted by MAG on 07/26/2017 at 1:28 PM

Re: “Dry Creek, Dry Purse

Ada County Commissioners remain short-sighted. I am an Ada county taxpayer, and am happy to have my tax dollars support the Ada SWCD.

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Posted by MAG on 07/26/2017 at 1:24 PM

Re: “Proposed Boise Ordinance Dials Down Muffler Noise

A neighbor, in an apartment complex, has a muffler that sounds like a 65 foot Chris craft motor boat and it's driving me nuts!

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Posted by Lynn McDonald on 07/26/2017 at 12:00 PM

Re: “Snowpocalypse to Floodpocalypse

We'll see what happens this coming winter as there will be an above average carry over in the lakes into next spring. Another wet winter and we'll be right back into another crisis. It will take a major flood to get the govt to pay for another dam, so until that happens it will be too much or too little water in the lakes.

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Posted by David Hurley on 07/26/2017 at 8:16 AM

Re: “Room Service

When will everyone stop crowing about a single convention, the Epidemiologists. Is that all you got?

Posted by Chuck Woods on 07/26/2017 at 7:40 AM

Re: “Dry Creek, Dry Purse

Did you know about the cloud seeding they do in Boise river drainage during the wet season the bring more snow and rain? Very successful 16-17.

Posted by Cloud Seeding on 07/26/2017 at 7:27 AM

Re: “Proposed Boise Ordinance Dials Down Muffler Noise

Please start with motorbikes and the noisy careless reckless dickheads who ride them. They have higher emissions than cars and trucks too.

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Posted by Motorcycles are stupid on 07/26/2017 at 7:14 AM

Re: “We have a Plan, a Master Plan!

The actual plan appears to be here…

Why wasn't this in the article?

Posted by mikeq on 07/26/2017 at 12:07 AM

Re: “Boise Police Looking For Cyclist Re: Alleged Road Rage Incident

Several days ago I provided the Boise Police with detailed information regarding the identity of this guy. After quite the media stir, there has been no follow up. Please BW, dig into this.

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Posted by Kath on 07/24/2017 at 5:09 PM

Re: “F-35s in Boise? 'We Don't Know What We Don't Know'

Letter (email) to Mike Journee, Communications Director - City of Boise sent 07-24-17…


Dan Marler
Citizens for a Livable Boise

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Posted by WapitiDan on 07/24/2017 at 3:10 PM

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