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McCall region looks to grow, starting with broadband (access required)

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Idaho’s west central mountain communities such as McCall, Donnelley, and Cascade are trying to attract workers to improve their economic development, and they see improved broadband internet access as one avenue. “It’s a community issue,” said Andrew Mentzer, executive director ...

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Report: Boise one of nation’s hottest real estate markets (access required)

Median home prices in Ada County tumbled $15,410 from August to September to $318,990, while Canyon County median home prices at $229,900 came within $45 of the all-time high in July, according to Intermountain Multiple Listing Service statistics. The September ...

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Driggs will build two bus stop shelters with federal transportation grant (access required)

The eastern Idaho city of Driggs received a $192,000 federal transportation grant to build passenger shelters and bus pullouts at two bus stops for workers commuting to Grand Targhee Resort and Jackson, Wyoming. The bus stops are located in the ...

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Fate uncertain for Idaho Mattress Firm stores

Mattress Firm, a Houston-based mattress chain, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, but it is unclear whether any Idaho stores are slated for the first round of 210 store closures announced Oct. 5. The closure list in the bankruptcy documents includes a ...

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