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Starting gun fires for development at Ten Mile Road and I-84 (access required)

Boise-based Brighton Corp. and the Boise office of Gardner Co. plan to break ground this summer on the first 75 acres of 800 acres at the Ten Mile Road/I-84 interchange, considered the most expansive, undeveloped, urban freeway interchange acreage between ...

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A word with Terry Ryan of Bluum

Terry Ryan is president of Bluum, a project of the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation that will spend $3 million in Idaho this year on education projects around the state. Bluum creates and supports alternative education models with an emphasis ...

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Median home prices hit the all-time high in Ada County (access required)

Ada County median home prices hit a record high at $253,000 in June, shattering the prior record of $247,000 from July 2006, according to Boise Regional Realtors. But that’s not stopping buyers. Ada County saw a 9.66 percent increase in ...

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Idaho’s Travel Industry: IBR Breakfast Series report (access required)

  Introduction Like so many other industries in Idaho, the tourism industry is thriving right now. Visitors come for business, they come for adventure, they come for relaxation — and they’re coming in large numbers. Bed tax collections, which pay ...

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State grant helps Idaho inventor find a market for his ankle device

An Idaho businessman who created an ankle guard to protect athletes is finding an unexpected market in the elderly and chronically injured. Chris Dean is selling his Ankle Roll Guard online, working with distributors, and is trying to get the ...

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A word with Wendy Wilson of Snake River Alliance (access required)

Wendy Wilson is the interim executive director of Snake River Alliance, a 37-year-old nonprofit environmental protection organization. Wilson has a long history with environmental protection in Idaho. She started Idaho Rivers United in 1989 and served as executive director there ...

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CWI strategic plan expected in July

The College of Western Idaho expects to have a comprehensive strategic plan completed in July. The plan would include education, financial, infrastructure, facility and technology plans, CWI spokeswoman Jennifer Couch said. “We are looking at opportunities to grow existing programs,” ...

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