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Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge gains ground in its third year (access required)


The third annual Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge impressed participants this year by featuring better teams and judges. Boise State University’s College of Innovation and Design and Zions Bank have partnered to host The Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge each of the last three years. The ...

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Idaho governor allows $320M road plan to become law

Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter allowed a nearly $320 million transportation funding plan to become law on April 11, despite lodging many criticisms against key aspects of the measure. “Transportation has been one of the central focuses and primary frustrations ...

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Otter vetoes invasive species bill

This license plate was placed in a lake contaminated with invasive mussels for six weeks. If zebra or quagga muscles get into Idaho, water pipes, dams and other form of water way infrastructure will have to continually be cleared. Photo by Benton Alexander Smith.

Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter vetoed one of the Legislature’s attempts to keep quagga and zebra mussels out of Idaho, but encouraged groups to continue to work on the issue. Quagga and zebra mussels are invasive aquatic species introduced to the ...

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Proposed med school goes before accreditation board again

Robert Hasty, D.O., at Idaho State University. Hasty was hired by investors to open a new for-profit medical school in Meridian. Photo by Pete Grady.

A proposed for-profit osteopathic medical school in Idaho may have to delay its opening date a year if a national accreditation agency does not sign off on its plans this month. That could postpone other projects, including a proposed $3 ...

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