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Cobblestone Hotel nears opening in Victor, has eyes on Payette and Weiser (access required)

Neenah, Wisconsin,-based Cobblestone Hotels will open its second Idaho hotel in mid-August in Victor, near the Wyoming state line. The first Cobblestone Hotel & Suites in the Gem State opened in November in Soda Springs. A Cobblestone official acknowledges early ...

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New steps are on the way for Boise’s Catholic cathedral

Only the upper half of the main staircase remains at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in downtown Boise as church leaders renovate the weather-damaged lower half. The stairs have been missing since June; parishioners will be entering the ...

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Company drops appeal in case over fatal 2016 trench collapse

A construction company has dropped its appeal of a report finding negligence in a fatal trench collapse in Boise that killed two workers. The Idaho Statesman reported August 9 that the fatal collapse in 2016 also injured a third employee ...

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Construction proceeds on a new American Falls intermediate school (access required)

After foundation work last fall, American Falls School District in May launched into construction of a new $8.95 million intermediate school to serve third, fourth and fifth graders starting in August 2019. The new 39,669-square-foot school is being built on ...

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Construction job growth in Idaho remains strong if not scintillating (access required)

Construction job growth over last year ranged from 4 to 8 percent in June across most of Idaho, bringing the statewide total of construction workers to 47,500, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. Idaho as a whole ranked ...

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Historic Bonneville Hotel in Idaho Falls set for renovation (access required)

An $10 million overhaul of the 1927 Bonneville Hotel in downtown Idaho Falls is due to start in September, nearly two years after Boise-based The Housing Company was awarded the development agreement. The Idaho Falls Redevelopment Agency is purchasing the ...

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Accusations fly as firms seek to avoid Trump’s steel tariff

U.S. companies seeking to be exempted from President Donald Trump’s tariff on imported steel are accusing American steel manufacturers of spreading inaccurate and misleading information, and they fear it may torpedo their requests. Robert Miller, president and CEO of NLMK ...

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