September 24, 2013
BOISE, Idaho — Elaine Martin portrayed herself as a hard-working businesswoman who rose in the West's male-dominated highway-construction world to become leader of one of Idaho's top building lobbies.
Meanwhile, Darrell Swigert, an investor in Martin's roadway guardrail installer MarCon Inc. and her romantic partner, spoke fondly on the Internet about giving money his family made in Colorado's gas fields to his foundation boosting Idaho youth hockey.
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