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Experts: TSheets sale will bring more attention to Idaho tech (access required)

The Dec. 5 acquisition of Eagle-based timesheet software company TSheets is good news for Idaho technology companies, say local industry leaders. TSheets, which was launched in 2006, announced Dec. 5 it was acquired by Mountain View, Calif.-based accounting software vendor ...

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Parma will light up its airport runway (access required)

The 3,700-foot runway at Parma Municipal Airport will be the first Idaho airport with solar-powered runway lighting. The Parma airport will the 14th among the 31 smaller community airports in Idaho with on-demand runway lighting enabling 24-hour take-offs and landings, ...

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First paid parking lots in Ketchum, maybe parking meters next?

The first pay surface parking lots opened Nov. 20 in Ketchum. Drivers have to pay $1.50 per hour at the two city-operated parking lots at Second Street/Washington Avenue and Sixth Street/Leadville Avenue. The city will reassess the price after six ...

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Business group calls for a slate of tax cuts (access required)

An important association of Idaho businesses will push for a slate of tax reductions in the upcoming legislative session, and the group also will ask lawmakers to support allowing local option taxing authority in the state. Nathan Anderson, director of ...

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US to review ended protections for Yellowstone grizzly bears

U.S. officials said Dec. 6 they’ll review the recent lifting of protections for Yellowstone-area grizzly bears in light of a court ruling that retained protections for gray wolves in the Great Lakes. About 700 bears in and around Yellowstone National ...

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Idaho governor to remain focused on education in 2018

Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter says once again he’s committed to growing and improving education in Idaho as he prepares for the 2018 legislative session. Otter briefly spoke about his agenda at the annual conference of Associated Taxpayers of Idaho — ...

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Gov. Otter appoints Idaho Falls lawmaker to tax commission

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Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter has appointed Republican Rep. Janet Trujillo of Idaho Falls to the Idaho State Tax Commission. Otter made the surprise announcement Dec. 5 at the Associated Taxpayers of Idaho’s annual conference. Otter said he was informing the ...

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3 Idaho candidates for governor share similar wildlife views

Three top candidates trying to be elected Idaho’s governor in 2018 have widely different backgrounds but share similar views on managing the state’s wildlife conservation and access to public lands. The Idaho Statesman reports Republican gubernatorial candidates Lt. Gov. Brad ...

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U.S. Supreme Court hears key patent case (access required)

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A case that has made its way to the U.S. Supreme Court could have far-reaching implications on a patent review process that was introduced in 2011. The case, Oil States Energy Services, LLC v. Greene’s Energy Group, LLC, involves a ...

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Idaho officials delay possible increase in grazing fees

The state’s top elected officials have put off a possible increase in grazing fees on state lands due to potential litigation. The Idaho Land Board on Dec. 5 voted 5-0 to delay a decision about grazing fees but didn’t set ...

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