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Landowner liability bill signed into law by Idaho governor

Legislation to protect private landowners who allow the public on their land from liability under Idaho’s recreational immunity statute has been signed into law. Idaho Gov. Brad Little late last week signed the legislation that clarifies that the state’s recreational ...

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Construction commences on LDS Temple in Pocatello

Construction has begun in earnest for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ Pocatello temple, the sixth LDS temple in Idaho. Workers have started excavating the foundation and rough grading the 12-acre site, the church said on its website. ...

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Critics seek to block easing of oil and gas rules in West

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Conservation groups are asking a federal judge to block the Trump administration from easing restrictions on energy companies that were meant to protect a struggling Western bird species. Attorneys for Western Watersheds Project, Prairie Hills Audubon ...

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Updates to Idaho mining law signed by governor

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Legislation rewriting portions of Idaho’s mining law has been signed into law by Gov. Brad Little. Little signed the legislation Tuesday that’s backed by the Idaho Mining Association that updates the state’s nearly 50-year-old mining law. Backers say the update ...

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Idaho kicks off commemoration of women’s right to vote

Idaho was the fourth state in the union to grant women the right to vote in 1896. Starting this month, leaders and organizations statewide will celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the national right to vote in a series of events ...

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Albertsons names PepsiCo leader as new CEO (access required)

Albertsons Cos. has named its new president and chief executive officer — Vivek Sankaran, currently CEO of PepsiCo Foods North America. Sankaran will assume the role on April 25. Current Albertsons president and CEO Jim Donald will become co-chairman of the ...

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Bill to license Idaho naturopathic doctors signed into law

Legislation creating a licensing path in Idaho for naturopathic medical doctors has been signed into law by Gov. Brad Little. Little on Monday signed into law the legislation allowing the state to issue licenses to those who have graduated from ...

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Workout Anytime muscles into the Treasure Valley (access required)

A formerly empty storefront in a North Boise shopping center now contains barbells and treadmills as part of the expansion of a national chain into Idaho. Nearly six months after announcing its entry into the Boise market, Workout Anytime recently ...

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