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Idaho CapEd Foundation donates books

Beth Oppenheimer, Idaho AEYC (center), with Todd Erickson (left) and Todd Christensen (right) of CapEd Credit Union. Photo courtesy of CapEd.

The Idaho CapEd Foundation donated more than 1,700 books to the Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children to support their efforts to increase reading over the summer months. The donated books, for children birth to third grade, will ...

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Idaho City Historical Foundation wins award for interpretation, preservation


The Idaho City Historical Foundation has will receive the 2016 Sister Alfreda Elsensohn Award for outstanding museum interpretation and historical preservation at a ceremony on April 1. The presentation will take place at the historic Pon Yam House on the ...

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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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