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Boise downtown stadium proposal moves to West End (access required)

Downtown Boise stadium developer Chris Schoen has abandoned the former Kmart location at Americana and Shoreline for his proposed Boise Sports Park stadium and mixed-use development. Schoen announced in a news release July 26 that he wants to build the ...

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Rexburg seeks to build a new airport

Rexburg is charting a course to build a new airport that would accommodate larger corporate and cargo aircraft and move air  operations away from Main Street and the freeway. The city of Rexburg in early July approved a location for ...

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A photographer’s survey of Idaho’s historic courthouses

Retired attorney Ron Sipherd took these photos of Idaho courthouses on two trips with his wife in 2007 and 2011. Sipherd, an active amateur photographer, has photographed 24 out of the 44 county courthouses in Idaho. Sipherd started out casually, ...

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Another endangered species: Historic Idaho courthouses

When people talk about “America’s crumbling infrastructure,” they usually mean roads and bridges. But another piece of America’s infrastructure is crumbling: county courthouses. With some county courthouses dating to the years before Idaho became a state, repairs are due. Apart ...

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Payette study confirms a pent-up need for hotel rooms in western Idaho

Payette City leaders say they’re optimistic about a plan to build their community’s first chain hotel, after a favorable feasibility study. Fifteen miles to the north, officials in Weiser are also encouraged by the findings of the Payette study, believing ...

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