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Updates to Idaho mining law signed by governor

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Legislation rewriting portions of Idaho’s mining law has been signed into law by Gov. Brad Little. Little signed the legislation Tuesday that’s backed by the Idaho Mining Association that updates the state’s nearly 50-year-old mining law. Backers say the update ...

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Idaho kicks off commemoration of women’s right to vote

Idaho was the fourth state in the union to grant women the right to vote in 1896. Starting this month, leaders and organizations statewide will celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the national right to vote in a series of events ...

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Albertsons names PepsiCo leader as new CEO (access required)

Albertsons Cos. has named its new president and chief executive officer — Vivek Sankaran, currently CEO of PepsiCo Foods North America. Sankaran will assume the role on April 25. Current Albertsons president and CEO Jim Donald will become co-chairman of the ...

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Bill to license Idaho naturopathic doctors signed into law

Legislation creating a licensing path in Idaho for naturopathic medical doctors has been signed into law by Gov. Brad Little. Little on Monday signed into law the legislation allowing the state to issue licenses to those who have graduated from ...

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Workout Anytime muscles into the Treasure Valley (access required)

A formerly empty storefront in a North Boise shopping center now contains barbells and treadmills as part of the expansion of a national chain into Idaho. Nearly six months after announcing its entry into the Boise market, Workout Anytime recently ...

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Coeur d’Alene recognized as a top place to retire (access required)

An Idaho burg made another top 10 list this week, but this time it wasn’t Boise. Coeur d’Alene has been named the eighth most affordable small town for retirement in 2019 by 55places.com, a resource for people searching for information ...

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Mayor: Nampa is a ‘community of potential’

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Amid a skirl of bagpipes, Nampa Mayor Debbie Kling, now in her second year in office, said, “I am happy to report that the state of the city is strong and moving forward in the right direction.” The annual speech ...

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Micron quarterly earnings drop. Next quarter’s worse. (access required)

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As expected, Micron’s second-quarter earnings showed a drop in earnings from previous performances, which had been on a fairly steady climb since 2016, though slightly better than predicted. But next quarter isn’t good. Jim Handy, a veteran Micron analyst and ...

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