Robert Ehlert

Robert Ehlert

Illegal fireworks policy needs to be snuffed out

After watching the Table Rock Fire threaten Harris Ranch and other East Boise neighborhoods, we agree with Boise Fire Chief Dennis Doan. Despite any tax revenue Idaho might enjoy from its share of the $700 million sales in fireworks nationwide, Idaho should move to amend its policy and close loopholes regarding illegal fireworks.

About Robert Ehlert

Robert Ehlert

Robert Ehlert is the Statesman's editorial page editor. Reach him at 377-6437.

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Hundreds of future scientists attend Idaho Day of Design

About 300 students got a chance to learn 3-D printer technology and get to know local science organizations at the Idaho Day of Design, Monday at the Boise Centre.
Erin Fenner efenner@idahostatesman.com
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Hundreds of future scientists attend Idaho Day of Design

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Support for Mountain Home priest

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Matthew Curry and Boise Blues Society play The Sapphire Room