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Bogus Basin is unveiling new attractions as ski season nears (access required)

"Glade Runner" is the new mountain coaster that will be opening this fall at Bogus Basin. Photo courtesy of Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area.

Locals who haven’t made the drive to Bogus Basin since last ski season will find a number of improvements in and around the Simplot Lodge area. Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area has built a 12,000-square- foot heated plaza area just ...

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CVS pharmacy faces fight at State and 17th streets

CVS Pharmacy wants to build a store at 17th and State streets. Image from Boise Planning and Development Services.

CVS, the nation’s largest pharmacy chain, walked away from building a store at Capitol Boulevard Ann Morrison Park Drive in August only to take on a likely neighborhood battle at State and 17th streets. T.M. Crowley & Associates, an Indianapolis-based ...

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State transportation department says $13.1M was saved by refinancing highway bonds

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Officials with the Idaho Transportation Department say the state has saved $13.1 million in interest costs after refinancing bonds designates to improve the state’s aging highways. ITD announced Oct. 12 it worked with the Idaho Housing and Finance Association to ...

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North Star Charter starts work on its expansion

North Star Charter School (bottom right) plans add a track and football field, a covered outdoor classroom plaza, a fenced off court sports area and more parking. Image courtesy of North Star Charter School.

North Star Charter School in Eagle has started work on an expansion plan that will transform six acres of rough, grassy area into a football field encircled by a track, a bigger playground, a fenced-in court sports area, a fitness ...

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Bonneville homeowners pay a growing price for growth

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Patrons in the Bonneville School District are paying one of the highest levy rates in the state to support local population growth, according to an analysis by Idaho EdNews. Recently added to the local tax bill was an “emergency” levy, ...

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St. Luke’s charts expansion in McCall (access required)

St. Luke's McCall plans to expand with a two-story addition to the current one-story hospital. Photo by Teya Vitu.

St. Luke’s Health System will build a new hospital in McCall, nearly doubling the size of the existing hospital. Technically, the work is being described as a remodel and expansion of the existing 47,000-square-foot building, which was built in 1956.  ...

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