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Idaho National Laboratory awards STEM grants to Idaho schools


Idaho National Laboratory Two has awarded two eastern Idaho schools STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) grants to enhance and supplement their STEM learning. In addition, four Extreme Classroom Makeover grants worth up to $5,000 were awarded in southeastern Idaho. ...

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CenturyLink Foundation grants almost $40,000 to Idaho schools

Students from the Ambrose School  better photos from the Ambrose School and teacher Dr. Sarah Westcott (left) and Jim Schmit.

CenturyLink, Inc. has granted nearly $40,000 to Idaho schools through the CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation’s Teachers and Technology grant program. The program, which began in 2008, awards grants of up to $5,000 to schools in CenturyLink’s local service areas ...

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Idaho CapEd Foundation donates books

Beth Oppenheimer, Idaho AEYC (center), with Todd Erickson (left) and Todd Christensen (right) of CapEd Credit Union. Photo courtesy of CapEd.

The Idaho CapEd Foundation donated more than 1,700 books to the Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children to support their efforts to increase reading over the summer months. The donated books, for children birth to third grade, will ...

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Idaho City Historical Foundation wins award for interpretation, preservation


The Idaho City Historical Foundation has will receive the 2016 Sister Alfreda Elsensohn Award for outstanding museum interpretation and historical preservation at a ceremony on April 1. The presentation will take place at the historic Pon Yam House on the ...

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Architecture students take honors in ‘best use of Idaho wood’ contest

Du's marketplace.

Three University of Idaho architecture students won top honors in a “Best Use of Idaho Wood” competition to design a marketplace along the Snake River in Lewiston. The projects were judged on how the designs demonstrated a creative solution and ...

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Idaho Falls entrepreneur’s Green Kids Club visits Botswana


Green Kids Club of Idaho Falls, a program founded by Sylvia Medina, visited Botswana this autumn to attend an annual global march for elephants and rhinos, and to promote a book called “The African Bush Fire & the Elephant.” Green ...

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Coeur d’Alene police officers organize gift drive

Photo courtesy of the City of Coeur d'Alene

Before Christmas, a Coeur d’Alene Police Department sergeant rallied police employees and community members to deliver toys to the Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital and Ronald McDonald House in eastern Washington. The officers filled two patrol cars and a partly filled ...

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Allstate Foundation awards WCA a grant for $10,000


The Allstate Foundation has awarded the Women’s and Children’s Alliance $10,000 to support the Treasure Valley Economic Action Program, which provides financial literacy education. The WCA is the lead agency for TVEAP, which began in 2010 as a collaborative effort ...

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