The Idaho Fish and Game Commission fired embattled director Stephen
P. Mealey late last week in a controversial 4-3 vote.
The move invoked an almost immediate retaliation from Idaho state legislators
who killed a bill that would have helped to bail out the cash-strapped
Mealey also reacted quickly by challenging the firing, initially done
in executive session and later in an open meeting, by hiring former Idaho
Lt. Gov. David Leroy of Boise and suing the …