The Idaho Supreme Court ruled in favor of three petitions by the Idaho
Watersheds Project against the State Land Board that will give IWP the
right to compete equally with ranchers for expired grazing leases on 2.5
million acres of state school endowment lands.
The court decided unanimously April 2 to strike decisions by the State
Land Board to deny IWP a place at the bidding table simply because Jon
Marvel, president of the IWP board and chief bidder for the non-profit
group, is …