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Alto Via Court land slippage shows a hazard of foothills construction (access required)

The developer of homes on Alto Via Court is seeking to drill a well to drain underground water that is suspected of causing the ground to shift. Terra Nativa, the neighborhood development company owned by Richard Pavelek and Tim Day, ...

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Marriott TownPlace Suites announced for Twin Falls (access required)

Eagle-based Pennbridge Lodging intends to build Twin Falls’ first branded, extend-stay hotel with a four-story, 100-room Marriott TownPlace Suites. It would be located next to the 92-room Marriott Fairfield Inn & Suites that Pennbridge opened in 2014. Pennbridge is the ...

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Plan to raise Arrowrock Dam fails federal feasibility study (access required)

Idaho officials’ hopes to increase the height of a Boise River dam to double water storage have run aground. Officials also want to create enough space to handle a 500-year flood. But the project failed a federal feasibility study. The ...

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Building excellence awards showcase design, sustainability (access required)

The city of Boise’s Planning & Development Services Department and the Building Owners and Managers Association Boise on May 19 honored seven building projects with their annual Building Excellence Awards. The projects were recognized in the areas of architecture, sustainability, ...

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Bike and pedestrian safety, simplified (access required)

Peter Lagerwey likes to emphasize street crossings when he talks about pedestrian safety. “Where do we put all our energy? Putting in sidewalks,” said Lagerwey, a former Seattle senior transportation planner who now tours the country regarding bicycle and pedestrian ...

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