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Revealed: St. Luke’s hospital antitrust trial documents made public

Hours of court testimony that took place behind closed doors a year ago are now open to the public.

The documents describe, among other things, emails in which local hospital executives talk about a “monopoly model.”

From the Idaho Statesman

Prosecutor: No meeting law violations

Kootenai County Prosecutor Barry McHugh determined the Mica Kidd Island Fire District commissioners didn’t violate open meeting law when they conducted an executive session this summer.

From the Coeur d’Alene Press

Open public records key to limiting government

Idaho typically elects conservative officeholders with skeptical views of government and then allows them to lower the blinds on public information.

One would think voters would want the government closest to them to be the most open, but that’s not how it works in the Gem State.

Editorial from The Spokesman-Review

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