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30-plus employers participating in Boise job fair Tuesday

BY: - July 12, 2021

More than 30 employers are partnering with the Idaho Department of Labor for a free job fair set for Tuesday in Boise.  The event runs from noon to 4 p.m. at Holiday Inn Express and Suites, 3050 S. Shoshone St., in Boise.  Participating companies include Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, Amazon, Holiday Inn Express, the […]

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Great American Outdoors Act funds repairs to Pocatello’s Scout Mountain

BY: - July 8, 2021

A popular recreation spot near Pocatello will receive upgrades to make it more accessible, according to a press release from the Caribou-Targhee National Forest. In the release, officials from the Westside Ranger District said the work, including 5.3 miles of chip sealing for Road 001 up to the Scout Mountain Campground, will begin the week […]

The Idaho Supreme Court building in Boise on March 23, 2021.

In effort to decrease court activity, Idaho Supreme Court launches online eviction case tool

BY: - July 7, 2021

Starting today, individuals in Ada County involved in new eviction cases for nonpayment of rent can negotiate an agreement through an online portal that could prevent the need to appear in court, the Idaho Supreme Court announced in a press release. Nate Poppino, communications manager for the Idaho Supreme Court, said court administrators created the […]

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New housing hotline now available for those facing homelessness in Ada County

BY: - July 2, 2021

A new option is available for people in Ada County facing homelessness or a housing crisis to connect with local services. Our Path Home, the public-private partnership working to end homelessness in Ada County, launched its Housing Crisis Hotline on Thursday, according to a press release. The hotline will serve as the single contact point […]

Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.

Little, Republican governors call on Biden to oppose adding justices to Supreme Court

BY: - June 29, 2021

In a letter released Tuesday, Idaho Gov. Brad Little joined 19 other Republican U.S. governors urging President Joe Biden to oppose adding any additional seats to the U.S. Supreme Court. “The Supreme Court is essential to the preservation of our democracy and in the absence of understanding from the Biden administration, governors are stepping up […]

Idaho State Museum in Boise

New membership program grants access to museums, historical sites in Idaho

BY: - June 29, 2021

Idahoans interested in the history of the state and its people now have a new opportunity to visit nine historical museums and sites through a new membership benefits program. The Reciprocal Membership Pilot Program is intended to encourage and expand access to Idaho history for those who purchase or renew their annual membership with partnering […]

Facing COVID-related foreclosure? New federal rules apply

BY: - June 28, 2021

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released new rules Monday to establish temporary safeguards for borrowers who are exiting forbearance plans and may be facing foreclosure, including loan modifications and the option of selling the home. The rules, which generally exclude small servicers, cover loans on principal residences and will take effect on Aug. 31, according […]

‘A gamechanger in the darkest months,’ Idaho National Guard’s COVID-19 mission ends

BY: - June 24, 2021

After more than a year of service, from helping food banks to helping vaccinate Idahoans, the governor is winding down the Idaho National Guard’s pandemic mission. Noting that COVID-19 is now under better control in Idaho, Gov. Brad Little on Thursday announced the draw-down of the Idaho National Guard’s COVID-19 response teams this month. Their […]

Looking for ways to make the commute for your employees easier? These grants can help

BY: - June 23, 2021

Ada County Highway District’s Commuteride program announced a new grant aimed at helping small local businesses implement and maintain commute options in a press release Wednesday. The Commuteride Workspace Mobility Grant provides up to $3,000 in financial assistance to Ada County organizations with 100 or fewer employees. The grant funds can be used for amenities […]

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Looking for a job? More than 120 employers will be in Caldwell on Wednesday

BY: - June 22, 2021

More than 120 Idaho employers with nearly 3,500 available jobs will participate in an outdoor job fair in Caldwell on Wednesday, the Idaho Department of Labor announced in a press release. The cities of Caldwell and Nampa, Boise State University, Amazon, the Community Council of Idaho, Knife River, CS Beef and others will be among […]

Sherri Ybarra

Are you a young person passionate about education? This advisory council seeks applicants

BY: - June 18, 2021

The first cohort of Idaho Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra’s Student Advisory Council is open for applications, according to a release from the Idaho State Department of Education. Ybarra’s goal is to gather a panel from across the state that represents Idaho’s diversity in grade level, background, interests, culture and school size, among other […]

University of Idaho guarantees profit to Alaska Airlines to bring back direct Boise flights

BY: - June 17, 2021

Alaska Air announced Thursday it will add a direct flight between Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport and Boise beginning Aug. 18. The route has not been available as a direct flight for about a decade, according to a news release. The change is part of an agreement between Alaska Air and the University of Idaho, which is […]