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ITD will repave I-84 between Nampa and Caldwell in summer (access required)

Interstate 84 will be repaved between Franklin Road in Caldwell and Franklin Boulevard in Nampa on four weekends this summer, the Idaho Transportation Department announced. The 7-mile stretch was originally scheduled for repaving in 2018 but heavy pavement deterioration in ...

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US homebuilder sentiment climbs higher in May

U.S. homebuilders are feeling more optimistic about their business prospects, reflecting a recent surge in sales of newly built homes and a lingering shortage of previously occupied homes on the market. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment ...

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Albertsons to give a resort look to its McCall store

The Albertsons in McCall is getting a two-story resort look, complete with heavy beam-and-timber exteriors accented with stonework. Albertsons arrived in McCall in April 2016 after acquiring the local Paul’s Market as part of the Boise-based supermarket giant’s acquisition of ...

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Study predicts slow and steady growth in the remodeling economy

Researchers at Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies predict a strong 2017 for the remodeling industry. The Joint Center says homeowner spending on remodeling will grow through 2025. In a biennial report called Demographic Change and the Remodeling Outlook, ...

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Zeppole Baking Co. finds room to rise

For most of the years Charles and Alison Alpers have owned Zeppole Baking Co., they have sought a more ideal locale for the bakery than the cramped 1,800-square-foot space behind the Zeppole Café on Parkcenter Boulevard. Charles Alpers for years ...

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