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Simpson brings back plan for heavier trucks (access required)

For the second straight session of Congress, Idaho Rep. Mike Simpson has introduced a plan to allow heavier trucks on Idaho interstates. The legislation would allow trucks on Idaho to weigh up to 129,000 pounds. The current limit is 105,500 ...

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The era of the Nampa Court Annex will end in summer (access required)

Canyon County will be seeking buyers for its Nampa Court Annex once summer comes around. At that time, the three courtrooms will move to the Canyon County Courthouse in Caldwell and the Nampa annex will be vacated and put on ...

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ISU is producing isotopes for medical researchers (access required)

Idaho State University’s Idaho Accelerator Center has developed new accelerators that are now producing a steady supply of a potential cancer-fighting isotope to medical researchers. One of the leading researchers at ISU said that producing and selling the isotope, copper-67, ...

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Wine is a $169 million industry in Idaho (access required)

Idaho’s 50 wineries had $17 million in revenues in 2013, with a larger overall economic impact of $169 million, according to a new study by Stonebridge Research Group for the Idaho Wine Commission. The study shows that the number of ...

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Idaho Falls land gift will result in new park (access required)

Idaho Falls plans to build a park on 11.8 acres of undeveloped, riverfront property donated to the city by brothers Stafford and Woody Smith, local real estate development firm Ball Ventures and the Rotary Club of Idaho Falls. The heritage ...

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Downtown’s Hampton Inn gets a new look (access required)

New flooring, new wall colors, and a new overall look are coming to the 11-story Hampton Inn & Suites in downtown Boise. Only open in BoDo since 2007, the Hampton Inn has been undertaking extensive renovations of the lobby and ...

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