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|US travel industry launches plan to reverse tourism declineIdaho Business Review / 3 h. 7 min. ago more|
Travel industry representatives sounded an alarm Jan. 16 over a long-term decline in international tourism to the U.S. and said they want to work with the Trump administration to reverse the trend. Organizers of the new Visit U.S. Coalition said the decline started in 2015 and repeatedly said they are not blaming President Donald Trump, ...
|Recent Kansas editorialsIdaho News / 4 h. 20 min. ago more|
It's ridiculous that most of the bills that come through the Kansas Legislature are anonymous. Hopefully, a bill being introduced this session can change that.
|'Instant racing' ballot measure pushed, but Idaho AG says it may be unconstitutional - The Spokesman-ReviewGoogle News / 6 h. 19 min. ago more|
The Spokesman-Review'Instant racing' ballot measure pushed, but Idaho AG says it may be unconstitutionalThe Spokesman-ReviewA proposed ballot initiative to legalize “historical horse racing” – slot machine-like betting terminals at which players bet on randomly selected past horse races – has been submitted to the state, but the Idaho Attorney General's office has issued an ...Nampa stopped its Horse Park property sale. Can it fix the Idaho Center's finances?Idaho Statesmanall 1 news articles »
|Poe Asphalt Paving Inc. Marks 65th AnniversaryIdaho News / 8 h. 49 min. ago more|
Poe Asphalt Paving has offices in Lewiston and Post Falls, Idaho, as well as in Pullman, Wash. In addition to asphalt plants at those sites, the company has another permanent facility in Grangeville, Idaho, and runs a portable operation.
|Alumni Report: LCC grad hitting the mark for Idaho - The San Diego Union-TribuneGoogle News / 9 h. 3 min. ago more|
The San Diego Union-TribuneAlumni Report: LCC grad hitting the mark for IdahoThe San Diego Union-TribuneIn the middle of her junior season, Pierce has 247 career 3-pointers, third on Idaho's all-time list. Just ahead in second place is Stacey Barr with 268. The all-time leader is Christina Salvatore, who made 332 between 2012-16. With at least 13 more ...
|Library use up, especially among millennials, Idaho state librarian tells lawmakers - The Spokesman-ReviewGoogle News / 9 h. 57 min. ago more|
The Spokesman-ReviewLibrary use up, especially among millennials, Idaho state librarian tells lawmakersThe Spokesman-ReviewLibrary use is growing in Idaho, especially among millennials. “For those who think that public libraries are a relic of the past, a recent Pew Research study found that millenials … stand out as the most ardent library fans,” Idaho State Librarian ...and more »
|The most popular Netflix show in Idaho? No one else in the US agrees with our choice. - Idaho StatesmanGoogle News / 10 h. 21 min. ago more|
Idaho StatesmanThe most popular Netflix show in Idaho? No one else in the US agrees with our choice.Idaho StatesmanAccording to data collected by HighSpeedInternet.com, the most popular Netflix show in the Gem State in 2017 was “Travelers.” Popularity was determined by Google Trend data and how frequently the show was searched for. Travelers | Official Trailer [HD ...
|Data center tax exemption bill is on its way Idaho Business Review / 11 h. 9 min. ago more|
In an attempt to attract more data centers to Idaho, the Department of Commerce is taking another stab at passing a bill that exempts such facilities from sales and use tax on information technology equipment. This year’s bill is the same as a bill that stalled in the Idaho Senate. “There are no changes from ...
|Plan to Close Idaho Health Coverage Gap Moves Forward - U.S. News & World ReportGoogle News / 11 h. 12 min. ago more|
Plan to Close Idaho Health Coverage Gap Moves ForwardU.S. News & World ReportBOISE, Idaho (AP) — State lawmakers moved forward with a plan to reduce Idaho's health coverage gap. A house committee introduced legislation on Monday that would allow the state to seek two federal waivers to the Affordable Care Act. One waiver would ...and more »
|Idaho may pay more for kids' health insurance, even if Congress restores key program - Coeur d'Alene PressGoogle News / 12 h. 14 min. ago more|
The Denver PostIdaho may pay more for kids' health insurance, even if Congress restores key programCoeur d'Alene PressIdaho could be facing much higher costs for the Children's Health Insurance Program, even if Congress reauthorizes it. About 22,000 Idaho children currently receive health insurance coverage through the CHIP program, which serves children whose parents ...Running On Empty: CHIP Funding Could Run Out Jan. 19 For Some StatesKaiser Health NewsWhen Will States Run Out of Federal CHIP Funds? (January 2018 Update) – Center For Children and FamiliesCenter For Children and Families - Georgetown UniversityS.1827 - 115th Congress (2017-2018): KIDS Act of 2017 | Congress.gov | Library of CongressCongress.govCongressional Budget Office -Healthcare Finance Newsall 99 news articles »
|Yoga with cats benefits Idaho shelter - KXLY SpokaneGoogle News / 12 h. 40 min. ago more|
KXLY SpokaneYoga with cats benefits Idaho shelterKXLY SpokanePONDERAY, ID - A new fitness trend is keeping some people in North Idaho fit and flexible while raising awareness and money for an important cause. Panhandle Animal Shelter is hosting their first series of yoga classes with cats. Classes run through ...and more »
|4 months, nearly 50 Idaho salons, and $34000 in fines for failed inspections - Twin Falls Times-NewsGoogle News / 13 h. 3 min. ago more|
Twin Falls Times-News4 months, nearly 50 Idaho salons, and $34000 in fines for failed inspectionsTwin Falls Times-NewsInspectors from the Idaho Bureau of Occupational Licenses evaluate every shop in the state. You can file a complaint with the IBOL, and it'll investigate on behalf of the cosmetology board. Call 208-334-3233 or email investigators at firstname.lastname@example.org ...
|Sinkhole in Idaho garage uncovers secret room | Fox News - Fox NewsGoogle News / 14 h. 17 min. ago more|
Fox NewsSinkhole in Idaho garage uncovers secret room | Fox NewsFox NewsA trip to the garage of their Idaho Falls home uncovered the reason behind their early morning alarm.Sinkhole in a couple's garage uncovers a SECRET ROOM filled with children's toys, a handbag, hair curlers and a ...Daily MailIdaho Family Learns in Bizarre Way About Hidden Room in Their HouseThe Epoch Timesall 3 news articles »
|Too far on non-competitionIdaho News / 18 h. 26 min. ago more|
The Legislature put the shoe on the wrong foot in 2016 when it passed a bill requiring employees to prove they did not harm their former employer if they violated a noncompetition agreement. The new law presumes irreparable harm to the employer, unless the employee can present proof to the contrary.
|Plan to close Idaho health coverage gap moves forwardIdaho Business Review / 21 h. 44 min. ago more|
State lawmakers are moving forward with a plan to reduce Idaho’s health coverage gap. A committee of the Idaho House introduced legislation on Jan. 16 that would allow the state to seek two federal waivers to the Affordable Care Act. One waiver would allow low-income individuals to qualify for subsidies available to higher-income individuals. The ...
|Everything you think you know about millennials is wrong Idaho Business Review / 21 h. 45 min. ago more|
I really don’t know why an article about modular furniture finally pushed me over the edge, but that’s where I find myself, and so I’m here today to tell you that almost everything you’ve ever read about millennials is wrong. In this story I read, the author blithely asserted, with no evidence, that millennials want ...
|Elke Adams named assistant secretary treasurer of NMIDIdaho Business Review / 22 h. 15 min. ago more|
Elke Adams has been named assistant secretary treasurer of the Nampa and Meridian Irrigation District. In her new duties, Adams will also serve as the assistant secretary of the board. She replaces Suzy Hewlett, who retired in December. Adams has 20 years of service with the district. She started out in the district’s collection department ...
|Record home prices in December? Welcome to the fastest-growing stateIdaho Business Review / 22 h. 15 min. ago more|
Canyon County set a new median home sales price record in December at $192,780 for all existing and new homes sold, while Ada County fell just $100 short of reaching its record all-time high. The high prices are driven by record low inventory along with a new trend in 2017 of more higher-priced new homes ...
|Steven Cook promoted to senior loan officer at Region IV Development AssociationIdaho Business Review / 22 h. 15 min. ago more|
Steven Cook has been promoted to senior loan officer at Region IV Development Association (RIVDA), responsible for the management of RIVDA’s commercial lending program. Cook has served as a loan officer since 2016. Prior to joining Region IV Development, Cook was a senior credit analyst at Banner Bank and a staff accountant at Holmstead Howe, ...
|Photos: Unique office building takes shape in North Portland Idaho Business Review / 22 h. 15 min. ago more|
A mixed-use office building taking shape in North Portland features a unique shape reminiscent of the iconic Flatiron Building in New York City. Flatiron PDX will consist of a ground-floor retail space and open office space on the upper floors. Works Progress Architecture is the designer of the six-story structure, which Abbott Construction is building ...
|Sally Howie joins Alliance Title & Escrow Corp.Idaho Business Review / 22 h. 15 min. ago more|
Sally Howie has joined Alliance Title & Escrow Corp. as a senior escrow officer at the Meridian branch. In her new role, Howie will be responsible for escrow closing activities. She has 16 years of escrow experience. Before joining Alliance Title, Howie worked as a senior escrow officer in the Treasure Valley.
|Idaho farm values increase faster in Idaho than in other mountain states Idaho Business Review / 22 h. 15 min. ago more|
Farm values increased 4 percent in Idaho in 2017, a substantially higher rate of increase than in surrounding mountain states but lower than in the coastal states, according to a land values summary issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The average value of farm real estate, including structures, was $2,600 per acre, higher than ...
|Idaho Gives registration opens - Twin Falls Times-NewsGoogle News / 1 d. 0 h. 38 min. ago more|
Idaho Gives registration opensTwin Falls Times-NewsA 24-hour event, Idaho Gives takes place on May 3 and is Idaho's primary day of online giving. Nonprofits have until April 15 to register, but those that register by March 15 will be entered to win a $500 cash prize. They'll also have access to free ...
|Agency heads report turnover, employees leaving for much higher payIdaho News / 1 d. 1 h. 21 min. ago more|
Among agency heads addressing the CEC Committee today that stands for Change in Employee Compensation is Department of Health & Welfare Director Russ Barron, who reported that turnover at the department rose from 12.6 percent in 2016 to 12.9 percent in 2017, and 43 percent of employees who left cited low pay as the reason. When department employees leave, they get an average pay increase of 39 percent at their new job, Barron said; for 17 employees who left in the past year, pay went up 40 percent or more at their new employer.
|Latest plan to address part of health coverage gap clears its first...Idaho News / 1 d. 5 h. 35 min. ago more|
Here's a link to my full story at spokesman.com on the Idaho Health Care Plan, which was introduced this morning in the House Health & Welfare Committee and was the topic of a special hearing this morning in JFAC.
|City to consider widening Eastland DriveBig News Network.com / 1 d. 8 h. 24 min. ago more|
This aerial map provided by the city of Twin Falls shows the scope of the rehabilitation project taking place along Eastland Drive North and Pole Line Road this year....
|Boise’s infamous Potato Drop helped earn a game show contestant $10,000Big News Network.com / 1 d. 8 h. 24 min. ago more|
In an episode of ABC's "Child Support" that aired Friday, contestant Darrell was asked to name which 17-foot replica item is dropped on New Year's Eve in Downtown Boise....
|Spike in Nez Perce County overdose deathsBig News Network.com / 1 d. 8 h. 27 min. ago more|
LEWISON, Idaho (AP) - Authorities say thirteen people died of a drug overdose in Nez Perce County in northern Idaho, at least double the number of any single year in the past nine years. The Lewiston
|64 degrees at SeaTac ties record high for JanuaryBig News Network.com / 1 d. 8 h. 58 min. ago more|
SEATAC, Wash. (AP) -- Officials say the temperature in SeaTac Monday has tied a record for highest temperature in January. The National Weather Service in Seattle said on Twitter t
|Senate committee hears testimony on gun control billsBig News Network.com / 1 d. 8 h. 58 min. ago more|
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- A couple who survived last year's mass shooting in Las Vegas were among those asking a Senate panel to pass a slate of gun control bills that include measures to
|Seattle police investigating woman's death as suspiciousBig News Network.com / 1 d. 8 h. 58 min. ago more|
Seattle Police Department Detective Mark Jamieson says officers responded at 10:15 a.m. Monday to a Lake City residence to check the welfare of someone who lives there....
|Price talks further delay Dungeness crab seasonBig News Network.com / 1 d. 8 h. 58 min. ago more|
ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) -- The commercial Dungeness crab season had been set to open Monday in most of Oregon and Washington state, but price negotiations and ocean conditions kept boats at home....
|A deep dive into the Idaho Health Care Plan...Idaho News / 1 d. 10 h. 5 min. ago more|
Russ Barron, director of the Idaho Department of Health & Welfare, addresses JFAC on Monday morning, Jan. 15, 2018, along with Deputy Director Lori Wolff, left, and state Insurance Director Dean Cameron, right. Members of the Legislature's joint budget committee took a deep dive into the Idaho Health Care Plan this morning at a special hearing, hearing from state Insurance Director Dean Cameron, Health & Welfare Director Russ Barron, and H&W Deputy Director Lori Wolff.
|Port of Kingston sells last of SoundRunner ferriesBig News Network.com / 1 d. 14 h. 18 min. ago more|
The Port of Kingston commissioners have voted to sell the former ferry Kingston Express for $250,000 to Pacific Cruises Northwest, a Bellingham company that offers trips in Bellingham Bay an
|The fastest growing (and shrinking) states: A closer lookIdaho News / 1 d. 17 h. 5 min. ago more|
No. 1 for growth: The population of Utah grew by 2.0% in 2016, nearly three times the 0.7% national population growth rate and the fastest pace of any state. Unlike most fast-growing states, the majority of Utah's population increase was due to natural growth.
|Oregon farm breeding ostriches to sell their meatBig News Network.com / 1 d. 20 h. 31 min. ago more|
Michael Lehman feeds some of the ostriches he uses for breeding stock on his farm in Redmond, Ore., Dec 21. Central Oregon Ostrich is one of only two farms in the Pacific Northwest that raises the ani
|Minnesota couple starts mushroom farmBig News Network.com / 1 d. 20 h. 31 min. ago more|
Kalvin Stern poses for a photo Dec. 27 on his property, the Fiddlehead Knob mushroom farm, in LeRoy, Minn. Stern and Rachel Davis, founders and owners of the mushroom farm in rural LeRoy, always dream
|Bill seeking to raise Idaho's smoking age from 18 to 21 will return to legislatureIdaho News / 2 d. 4 h. 40 min. ago more|
An advocacy group seeking to raise the smoking age from 18 to 21 is back at the Statehouse this year. "We know that 95 percent of adult smokers start smoking before age 21," Corey Surber, St. Alphonsus Director of Advocacy, said.
|Idaho Briefing - January 15Idaho News / 2 d. 9 h. 3 min. ago more|
This is a summary of a few items in the Idaho Weekly Briefing for January 15. Interested in subscribing? Send us a note at email@example.com . The 2018 Idaho legislative session was gaveled to order on January 8, with the normal financial, education and health issues on the table.
|Eye on Boise: After legislative drafting error, governor declined to...Idaho News / 3 d. 0 h. 24 min. ago more|
Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter delivers his State of the State address inside the house chambers at the state Capitol building, Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, in Boise, Idaho. When lawmakers started delving into the budget proposal that Gov. Butch Otter has made for next year, they got a surprise: Though they passed a bill last year to split a $55 million year-end surplus between the state's rainy-day fund and roadwork, only the rainy-day fund transfer was made.
|The week that was...Idaho News / 3 d. 11 h. 11 min. ago more|
From left, Betsy Russell, Bryan Clark, host Melissa Davlin, and Cynthia Sewell on Friday's "Idaho Reports" on Idaho Public Television on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018.
|Science TrekIdaho News / 3 d. 15 h. 31 min. ago more|
Science Trek, hosted by Joan Cartan-Hansen and produced by Idaho Public Television, focuses on a variety of science-related topics. In addition to the television broadcast, Science Trek includes a substantial website with more teacher-vetted, standards-based educational content on each topic.
|State treasurer candidate Tom Kealey has already raised nearly $100KIdaho News / 3 d. 19 h. 52 min. ago more|
GOP Idaho state treasurer candidate Tom Kealey has already filed his campaign finance report for 2017, which isn't due 'til Jan. 31, and he's reporting raising a whopping $97,696. Kealey, who with his wife Joy owns the Chicago Connection Restaurant Group and operates seven Treasure Valley restaurants, is a retired CPA with an MBA from Harvard and an accounting and finance degree from the University of Washington; he recently retired after serving more than 14 years on the Idaho Endowment Fund Investment Board.
|Canyon County has high demand for domestic violence servicesIdaho News / 4 d. 0 h. 22 min. ago more|
This undated photo shows the Advocates Against Family Violence runs the Hope's Door shelter in Caldwell, Idaho, for victims of domestic violence. This undated photo shows the Advocates Against Family Violence runs the Hope's Door shelter in Caldwell, Idaho, for victims of domestic violence.