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Architecture students take honors in ‘best use of Idaho wood’ contest

Du's marketplace.

Three University of Idaho architecture students won top honors in a “Best Use of Idaho Wood” competition to design a marketplace along the Snake River in Lewiston. The projects were judged on how the designs demonstrated a creative solution and ...

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Idaho Falls entrepreneur’s Green Kids Club visits Botswana


Green Kids Club of Idaho Falls, a program founded by Sylvia Medina, visited Botswana this autumn to attend an annual global march for elephants and rhinos, and to promote a book called “The African Bush Fire & the Elephant.” Green ...

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Coeur d’Alene police officers organize gift drive

Photo courtesy of the City of Coeur d'Alene

Before Christmas, a Coeur d’Alene Police Department sergeant rallied police employees and community members to deliver toys to the Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital and Ronald McDonald House in eastern Washington. The officers filled two patrol cars and a partly filled ...

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Allstate Foundation awards WCA a grant for $10,000


The Allstate Foundation has awarded the Women’s and Children’s Alliance $10,000 to support the Treasure Valley Economic Action Program, which provides financial literacy education. The WCA is the lead agency for TVEAP, which began in 2010 as a collaborative effort ...

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Idaho Independent Bank donates to 5A State Football programs


Idaho Independent Bank challenged supporters of Capital and Mountain View High School football teams to work collectively to generate 250 new likes on the IIB Facebook page before the State 5A game. In exchange, IIB agreed to donate $250 to ...

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First Federal invests in southern Idaho


First Federal staff members presented Business Plus with a check for $10,000 to support southern Idaho’s regional economic development. Business Plus represents the private business sector funding for the Southern Idaho Economic Development Organization, or SIEDO.

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Stinker breaks Stomp Out Hunger donation record again


Stinker Stores customers and associates have set another Stomp Out Hunger record. Customers donated $51,614 from Nov.4 to 14 and Stinker Stores matched $25,000. The total donation to the Idaho Foodbank is $76,614, enough to provide the food for 306,456 meals. Customers at 65 Stinker ...

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