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11th & Bannock Boise park to be named for Buckner-Webb (access required)

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Boise Mayor Lauren McLean announced on June 4 that the city’s newest park will be named in honor of political trailblazer and fifth-generation Idahoan Cherie Buckner-Webb. The park is located at 11th and Bannock and will be completed and dedicated ...

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Idaho college first Hispanic-Serving Institution in state

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The College of Southern Idaho has become the first in the state to be a federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution, officials said. The designation comes from the U.S. Department of Education and means that at least a ...

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Idaho Job Corps intends to ‘get back on track’ (access required)

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Idaho Job Corps is trying a few new things this year — offering a new state program for youth education and workforce development before, during and after a global pandemic. Just this May the state program graduated its first cohort ...

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Idaho ski resorts prepare for summer activities (access required)

photo of route of the hiawatha bike trail at lookout pass

Ski areas across the state prepare for an expected fruitful summer operation in spite of employment concerns. As the country continues to open up in response to the decline in COVID-19 numbers, ski areas across Idaho are looking to capitalize ...

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Judge sides with Montana in Idaho firm mining pollution case

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana judge has sided with state environmental regulators who are using a law that provides protection from repeat polluters against an Idaho-based mining company and its chief executive. State District Court Judge Mike Menahan in ...

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Trade stakeholders tout success of virtual trade mission (access required)

Gov. Brad Little is touting early positive results from Idaho’s first virtual trade mission to Mexico made earlier this year. In a joint effort to promote international trade for Idaho businesses, Little and the Idaho Department of Agriculture and Idaho ...

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Jayson Ronk joins Blue Cross of Idaho

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Blue Cross of Idaho has announced that Jayson Ronk has joined its public affairs team as vice president of public affairs. In his new role, he will oversee state public policy and regulatory efforts, serve as a liaison to state ...

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Voith Hydro hired for contentious Cat Creek project (access required)

The proposed locations of the Cat Creek Reservoir and Solar/Wind Farm project to the east and southeast of S Bar Ranch and the Anderson Ranch Dam. View is looking east.

The controversial Cat Creek Energy and Water LLC (CCEW) hydroelectric project in Elmore County took a step forward recently while its opponents continue to try to push it several steps back. On May 25, the appeal of the lawsuit aimed to ...

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