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ICOM becomes the first Apple Distinguished School in Idaho (access required)

A photo of a fully-integrated interactive lecture station in one of ICOM's classrooms.

The Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine became the first Apple Distinguished School in Idaho just before Thanksgiving. While Apple Inc. is well-known for their targeting and aggressive marketing at schools of all levels, the Apple Distinguished School designation is reserved ...

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Layton Construction announces merger

photo of St. Alphonsus Medical Center in Nampa

Layton Construction announced on Dec. 4 that they will be merging with the STO Building Group to create the fourth-largest construction business in the country. According to Layton vice president Jeff Miller, who is in charge of the Boise office, ...

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680 homes were just approved in rural Ada County despite a 3-year-old ban. This is why

The developers of the controversial Dry Creek Ranch subdivision near Hidden Springs have just cleared what may be their biggest remaining legal obstacle to completing the 1,815-home development. The Ada County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously last week to approve ...

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Idaho Medicaid expansion moving forward (access required)

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) held public hearings in Boise Dec. 2 and 3 on the fifth of Idaho’s Medicaid waivers, which would allow for inpatient treatment for mental health and substance abuse disorders at a freestanding ...

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Boise City Council cancels Eyrie Terraces site visit (access required)

The Boise city council at its Dec. 4 special meeting.

BOISE — The Boise City Council voted to cancel its Dec. 10 visit to the site of the proposed Eyrie Terraces subdivision on Dec. 4 at a noontime special meeting but will go ahead with their Dec. 10 meeting on whether to ...

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State historic preservation tax credit already dead for 2020 legislative session

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Before the legislative session has even started, hopes for a state historic preservation tax credit have been dashed for another year. That’s because the Idaho State Historical Society, which would lead the effort, is a state agency under the executive ...

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