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CapEd Credit Union opens second Nampa branch

The ATMs at CapEd Credit Union's new Nampa branch can issue $1, $5 and $10 bills. Photo courtesy of CapEd Credit Union.

Meridian-based CapEd Credit Union opened its second Nampa branch July 29, bringing its total to 10 branches across the Treasure Valley. The new Nampa branch is at 1023 12th Avenue Road to serve the growing southern half of the city. ...

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FBI to build data center in Pocatello (access required)

The FBI will build a Tier III data center in Pocatello. It will be one of only three U.S. Department of Justice data centers as the department has worked for more than five years to consolidate more than 100 such ...

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Planners value downtown areas, and it shows (access required)

Caldwell’s Indian Creek has served as the focus of Caldwell Mayor Garrett Nancolas’ downtown renewal efforts. Nancolas, who has been mayor since 1998, garnered community support to uncover Indian Creek, which had flowed under asphalt parking lots and buildings for decades. With the creek as an anchor, the city then started planning two major projects, the Indian Creek Plaza and Trolley Square. Construction on those is expected to be completed in fall 2017. Photo by Pete Grady.

Idaho’s largest cities are showing new life. Downtowns across the country were largely abandoned in the 1960s and 1970s. Some slowly started making their way back in the 1980s, and others got a new look from planners in the 2000s ...

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Post Falls to build sports complex (access required)

Post Falls is building a neighborhood park in the new Tullamore subdivision. Image courtesy of city of Post Falls.

Post Falls will get a neighborhood park and sports complex in an area that a decade ago was mostly alfalfa fields and bluegrass. Copper Basin Construction, the developer of the Tullamore subdivision along Highway 41, came to an agreement with ...

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Officials select nuclear reactor site in eastern Idaho

A Utah energy cooperative has selected a site to build a small commercial nuclear reactor in eastern Idaho. The Post Register reported that Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems has identified a 35-acre site at the 890-square-mile Idaho National Laboratory federal ...

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A design-build success story (access required)

A recent renovation of the Oregon Department of State Lands office in Salem was completed using the design-build delivery method. Courtesy of Hennebery Eddy Architects

By most measures, the recent renovation of the Oregon Department of State Lands office in Salem is pretty ordinary. Lots of offices are opened up to maximize efficiency, consolidate space and allow in more natural light, etc. Lots of projects come ...

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