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$4.2 million in HUD homeless grants for Idaho (access required)

Twenty-seven Idaho homeless assistance projects have received funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development totaling $4.2 million. On Jan. 14, Secretary Ben Carson announced the awards, known as Tier 1 grants. They are designated to support projects that are ...

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Idaho not in the running for new Air Force squadron (access required)

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The Air Force is looking for a site for a new aeromedical evacuation squadron for next year, but Idaho isn’t on the list. “The Idaho Air National Guard is continuously looking for new missions, but the Air Force is looking for a unit that already ...

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Boise embarks on new North End planning process (access required)

A new vision of Boise’s North End neighborhood is beginning to take shape thanks to a workshop that allowed the public to offer feedback. The City of Boise and the North End Neighborhood Association held the evening workshop on Jan. ...

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ADA ramp grants available (access required)

The Idaho Transportation Department announced the availability of Americans with Disabilities curb and ramp grants on Jan. 13. The grant awards will be up to $60,000. The application period will end on March 13. “The great thing about these grants is that ...

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A word with Brad Huerta, CEO of Lost Rivers Medical Center (access required)

ARCO – Brad Huerta, CEO of the nonprofit Lost Rivers Medical Center, has the distinction of overseeing what could be the biggest financial turn around in Idaho’s health care industry. In 2013, Lost Rivers Medical Center was nearly not meeting payroll. Three ...

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Legislation written to fix Idaho drone laws (access required)

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IDAHO FALLS – A public safety advocacy organization is putting forth a bill for this legislative session that would make it easier for public safety groups – and, potentially, businesses – to use drones and other unmanned aerial systems (UAS) in Idaho. ...

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Boise Airport opens new welcome center (access required)

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Gem State visitors have a new resource for information at the Boise Airport. The Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau and their partners cut the ribbon on a new welcome center inside the passenger terminal on Jan. 15. The bureau’s executive ...

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