After some debate, the Senate Commerce and Human Resources Committee voted on March 13 to pass a bill intended to limit the ability of local jurisdictions such as cities and counties from adopting building codes different from the ones adopted ...Read More »
With school shootings nationwide and several threats in Idaho, Idaho schools are taking steps to make their buildings safer for students. A number of districts that are building new schools indicated that they are incorporating security features, particularly secure vestibules ...
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The Bank On financial literacy program, available in the Treasure Valley since 2013, will soon be available in northern Idaho as well. The program provides people with a series of free classes on subjects such as banking basics, building credit, ...Read More »
While Boise has been a great example of the rise of the creative class, the city needs to act now to avoid excluding all but the most financially successful workers, says Richard Florida, the author who coined the term in ...Read More »
Not all rural Idaho cities have their own banks or credit unions, but tiny Pierce, population 600, was lucky. Earlier this year, the former White Pine Credit Union merged with Idaho Central Credit Union (ICCU), based in Pocatello. “That community ...Read More »
The year 2020 may seem far away, but not if you’re involved with the census. Idaho is already preparing. Required by the U.S. Constitution, the census is held every 10 years and is intended to count the population and identify where ...Read More »
Much-needed workers are turning down jobs in Burley because they can’t find affordable housing nearby, says Jan Rogers, chief executive officer for Regional Economic Development for Eastern Idaho. Rogers spoke at the Idaho Housing and Finance Association’s Conference on Housing and ...Read More »