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Boise’s 30th Street redevelopment plan has anticipation, concern (access required)

Emily Yuen is keeping a close eye on development plans in and around 30th Street in Boise. As a nearby homeowner, small business owner, and chairwoman of the 30th Street Extension Committee, which is part of the Veterans Park Neighborhood ...

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Good news! People still want to work in the construction biz

Good news Idaho —  people are still interested in pursuing careers in the construction industry. I know what you’re thinking, because I was thinking the same thing too. Yet, despite the smack down the entire industry has endured, it’s encouraging ...

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Out of sight, not out of mind

For a year now, John Boyd has worked to provide relief to injured and ill. He’s neither a priest, nor a doctor. And, he’s not a government worker. On Jan. 12, 2010, a devastating earthquake struck Haiti. Hundreds of thousands ...

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Development codes essential for growth

Thirteen miles west of St. Anthony is a small intersection, Crapo Corners, on the Parker Highway near the famed eastern Idaho sand dunes. This non-descript intersection has nothing to offer the passers-by, but to the development committee that has been ...

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Six wind farms coming near Mountain Home (access required)

Construction of six wind-power projects is expected to start in March near Mountain Home. Idaho Windfarms said the estimated $250 million-plus project, depending on the turbines selected, will feature six new farm projects, with each having up to 11 turbines. ...

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Design Review has a working agenda, but is it current

Robb Hicken After two months of non-stop haggling in the news media, two projects rejected by the Boise Design Review Committee were overturned by the Planning and Zoning Commission. The process, which dragged on for weeks, kept the two projects ...

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