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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...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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