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Finding a transportation solution we can all support

At the Aug. 4, 2020, Idaho Business Review Breakfast Series forum, “Idaho on the Move…Transportation Trends,” Boise State University’s Idaho Policy Institute shared the results of an update to a 2011 study, “Modernizing Transportation Funding in Idaho.” Working with a group ...

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New day dawns for ITD’s Blacks Creek overpass bridges (access required)

One of the 100-ton LGH-brand hydraulic cylinders used to push the Black Creek overpass bridge into place.

The Idaho Transportation Department has been pushing a lot of weight around lately. For example, it recently had one of its contractors push two overpass bridges into place. The lighter of the two only weighed 1,100 tons and was pushed ...

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App draws Yellowstone tourists to rural Idaho neighborhood

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JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — “This is not it.” Eugenio Bautista uttered that all-too-common realization after rolling to a stop along Stateline Road recently. En route with his family from Yosemite National Park, the roadtripper from Chicago had slept in Idaho ...

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Boise Startup Week 2020 seeks participants, presenters (access required)

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Dreamers, innovators, entrepreneurs and community members alike are invited to be part of Boise Startup Week 2020. The free event promoting local startups and entrepreneurs is seeking topic talks, business pitches and product ideas, from technology to business to social ...

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Record number of Idaho businesses make Inc. 5000 list (access required)

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Eight Idaho businesses have made significant revenue growth in the past few years, which has propelled them onto the 2020 Inc. 5000 list, a prestigious list of the fastest-growing privately held small businesses in the U.S. Medical Information Software Technology ...

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ITD seeks public comment on I-15/US-20 interchange rebuild (access required)

Image shoring the Olympia Drive alternative for the new junction between I-15 and US-20 in Idaho Falls, one of two possibilities for which ITD is seeking public input.

The Idaho Transportation Department is holding an online open house to solicit public commentary on rebuilding the connection between Interstate 15 and Highway US-20 in Idaho Falls. The alternatives for rebuilding the highway junction have been updated on the ITD’s online open ...

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Fewer Idaho residents file unemployment claims

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The number of Idaho residents applying for unemployment dropped by 10% the previous week, officials said on August 13, but layoffs are continuing to run high due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Idaho Department of Labor ...

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Event planning on a budget (access required)

As businesses look to plan events, such as holiday or product launch parties, many face smaller budgets due to pandemic-related financial losses. Thankfully, there are plenty of strategies to cut costs and still offer fun, safe events. Venue One of ...

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Lewiston opens high school, regional career technical center (access required)

Artist rendering of the new Lewiston High School complex. The A. Neil DeAtley Career Technical Ceneter is the building in the foreground. Image courtesy of the Lewiston Independent School District No. 1.

The Lewiston Independent School District will start the school year with a new regional skills center for job and vocational training as well as a new high school. The new A. Neil DeAtley Career Technical Center will serve all of ...

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Valor Pointe veterans housing for the homeless opens (access required)

New multi-unit housing proliferates like rabbits in the Treasure Valley. The opening of a new apartment complex is hardly newsworthy in growth-driven Boise; however, the Valor Pointe development is different. Valor Pointe at 4203 W. State St. is a 27-unit apartment ...

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