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2008-06-26 21:02:24

By Jared S. Hopkins, The Times-News, Twin Falls, Idaho Jun. 26--There may be fewer travelers at Joslin Field, Magic Valley Regional Airport, but bills still need to be paid. As commercial service at the airport decreases, taxpayers are being asked to make up the drop in revenue. The overall airport budget is increasing by less than 1 percent -- just more than $6,100 -- but due to various revenue shortfalls, officials are seeking a 7.6 percent jump in subsidies from Twin Falls city and...

2008-06-26 12:02:54

By Jared S. Hopkins, The Times-News, Twin Falls, Idaho Jun. 26--There may be fewer travelers at Joslin Field, Magic Valley Regional Airport, but bills still need to be paid. As commercial service at the airport decreases, taxpayers are being asked to make up the drop in revenue. The overall airport budget is increasing by less than 1 percent -- just more than $6,100 -- but due to various revenue shortfalls, officials are seeking a 7.6 percent jump in subsidies from Twin Falls city and...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.