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Holiday Inn opens in Nampa (access required)

The new Holiday Inn in Nampa is close to the new St. Luke's hospital and Idaho Center. Photo courtesy of Holiday Inn Nampa.

Nampa’s second new hotel in six weeks opened June 1. An 85-room Holiday Inn Nampa on Midland Road near the Karcher Road exit of Interstate 84 joins the 82-room Best Western Plus Peppertree Nampa Civic Center Inn that opened April ...

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Better health through healthier buildings (access required)

Photo by Josh Partee, courtesy of Hennebery Eddy Architects.

When it comes to the health of workers, building construction can be as big a factor as sleep, diet or exercise. New research on health and construction is influencing project designs. Buildings with sustainable elements have been shown to improve ...

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Eagle roads will see chipsealing for most of the summer

Streets in the northern tier of Ada County will see chipseal road treatment work from June 7 into early September as the Ada County Highway District carries out its annual low-cost road maintenance work. The chipsealing will address 550 lane ...

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Portland approves permit for 1st all-wood high-rise in US

A piece of cross-laminated timber sits at the D.R. Johnson mill in Riddle, Ore. File photo.

Officials in Oregon have approved construction permits for the first all-wood high-rise building in the nation. Construction on the 12-story building, called Framework, will break ground this fall in Portland’s trendy and rapidly growing Pearl District and is expected to ...

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