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June 2008

Idaho Fetal Alcohol Warning Program  June 2, 2008
Governor Otter addresses the media announcing the state’s new Fetal Alcohol Warning Program that will be mandatory in all state Liquor stores.

Local news crews capture Rep. Liz Chavez, (D) Lewiston, putting up the first Fetal Alcohol Warning sticker in the State controlled Liquor store on
State St. and 17th Ave. in Boise. Chavez was a driving force behind the program that will be mandatory in all state liquor stores.

Rep. Liz Chavez, (D) Lewiston, helps to post signs and notices warning expectant mothers of the dangers of drinking while pregnant.
Chavez joined Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter and other state officials as they unveiled the state’s new Idaho Fetal Alcohol Warning program.
As part of the program, all state liquor stores will be required to post the notices. In addition, the State Police will distribute the stickers,
mailing them with alcohol license renewals in hopes that private businesses will also voluntarily display the warnings.

 

Bannock County Annual Economic Development Symposium  June 3, 2008

The Governor is welcomed by attendees at the Annual Economic Development Symposium for Bannock County. The event was held in
Pocatello at the Idaho State University Performing Arts Center. About 500 people heard Governor Otter present
the keynote address at the annual meeting which focused on business and energy development.

 

June 4, 2008
Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter and First Lady Lori Otter greet second graders from Spalding Elementary school in Meridian.
The school children asked the Governor questions ranging from what he does as Governor to whether or not he cleans his own office.

 


 

The Governor shows the school children some of the photographs in his office.
 
The Governor and First Lady receive a hand woven wool tapestry from some of the second graders at
Spalding Elementary during a brief question and answer session with those students.
 

 

2008 Governor's Cup Scholarship Recipients  June 6, 2008

The Governor and First Lady pose with recipients of the 2008 Idaho Governor’s Cup Scholarships.

 

(The recipients are listed from front row left to right and include their current High School and the College or University they will be attending.)

Front row: Javier Manzanares, Caldwell HS, ISU; Aaron Kirkham, Century HS (Pocatello), ISU; Kabina Montgomery, Jerome HS, ISU;
Amanda Wilkes, Liberty Charter School (Nampa), NNU. Second row: Mother of recipient David McElroy, Timberline HS (Boise), UI
who was unable to attend the reception; Valerie Pantone, Shoshone HS UI; First Lady Lori Otter, Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter,
Amy Kuther, Nez Perce HS, LCSC; and Kathleen Momont, Caldwell HS, UI.

Not pictured were: Courtney Gwinn, Highland HS (Pocatello), BSU; Ciciley Fox, Challis HS, CI; and James Higley, Shelley HS, UI.

 

"Capital for a Day" in Malad  June 18, 2008
About one hundred people turned out to hear the Governor at Malad High School. Residents asked questions about creating more local jobs,
concerns over major power line projects, and growing concerns over transportation funding, among others.

The Governor addresses the crowd with numerous members of his
cabinet and other state officials seated behind him.

Malad Mayor Spence Horsley asks the Governor a question during
the question and answer portion of the day’s events.

The Governor gives a signed proclamation to the Mayor of
Malad, Spence Horsley, proclaiming June 18th, 2008
“Capital for a Day” in Malad.

 


Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter talks to some of the press assembled
to cover “Capital for a Day” in Malad, Idaho.
  IACI Annual Meeting at Tamarack  June 24, 2008

Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter addresses Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry at the
group’s 34th annual meeting at the Tamarack Resort in Donnelly, Idaho.

The Governor speaks with officials at the Port of Lewiston at a media
event to discuss the exportation of Idaho BG Life Barley®.
 

Last year, the U.S. sold its first shipment of BGLife® food barley to
Japan. All of it came from Idaho and most of that barley from Idaho
farms just north of Lewiston near the Genesee area.

The Governor tours one of the loading docks where barley is exported from the State of Idaho at the Port of Lewiston.
 

Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter delivers remarks at the press conference discussing the powerful health
benefits of high beta-glucan barley. Japan and Taiwan are currently receiving Idaho barley
and the Idaho Barley Commission is looking for other new customers.
 

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