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Committee recommends Idaho allow autonomous vehicles (access required)

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A gubernatorial committee on autonomous vehicles has issued a draft report recommending Idaho allow their testing and deployment, but with sidebars to ensure roadways remain safe for everyone, including pedestrians and bicyclists. The most recent meeting, held on Oct. 16, ...

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CCDC gets ready to embark on two new urban renewal districts (access required)

With 30 years of official urban renewal ended Sept. 30 in the heart of downtown Boise, the Capital City Development Corp. is now simultaneously embarking on two new, very different urban renewal districts. CCDC by the end of the year ...

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Breakfast Series report – Urban in Idaho: Smart planning for future growth (access required)

Introduction Idaho is growing fast, by some counts faster than any other state, and the growth is concentrated in the southwestern counties. The population boom brings prosperity, change and challenges. For instance, this summer, the median price for Canyon and ...

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Secretary of State’s office rolls out new business software

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Saying it would bring the business portion of his office into the 21st century, Secretary of State Lawerence Denney announced new business filing software. “We’re ready for business at the speed of business,” he said. The SOS Enterprise software, produced ...

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Idaho music festival promoter files for bankruptcy

The organizer of a rock music festival who sold tickets for the August event that never took place has filed for bankruptcy without reimbursing some ticket holders. The Post Register reports that Ron Heyrend filed for bankruptcy protection last week in federal ...

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Actor Bruce Willis sells central Idaho ranch for $5.5M

Actor Bruce Willis has sold his 20-acre (8-hectare) ranch in central Idaho for $5.5 million. KTVB-TV reports in a story on Wednesday that’s far below the original asking price of $15 million when the home was put up for sale in 2011. ...

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Idaho, environmental group settle mine pollution lawsuit

An environmental group and Idaho officials have reached a tentative settlement over toxic discharge from an abandoned silver and lead mine in central Idaho near one of the world’s top ski destinations. The Idaho Conservation League in federal court documents ...

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Idaho spends most of its emergency opioid grant on treatment

Idaho spent the vast majority of its share of federal emergency money intended to fight the nation’s opioid crisis on treatment, much like other states that have not expanded Medicaid, according to an Associated Press analysis. Idaho was awarded $2 ...

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Idaho unemployment drops to 2.7 percent

Idaho’s unemployment rate in September dropped to 2.7 percent. The Idaho Department of Labor on Friday says it’s the 13th consecutive month Idaho’s unemployment rate has been at or below 3 percent. The agency says the number of people in ...

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