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Idaho community and state agencies reduce energy use during heat wave

With guidance from Idaho Power, the Idaho state government has put in place ways to support energy conservation efforts this week. BOISE, Idaho – With record high temperatures arriving in the west this week, Idaho residents are looking for ways to stay cool. “Very, very cold,” Annaliese Lewman described the feel of the water in […]

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Pediatric clinic opens new location in eastern Idaho this fall

POCATELLO – A local pediatric clinic is opening its first location in Pocatello this fall. Dr Aaron Gardner of Just 4 Kids Urgent Care told EastIdahoNews.com that the Pocatello clinic will open at the end of September in the building formerly occupied by Black Bear Diner at 190 Bullock Street. “We really enjoy what we’re […]

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2 local mayors to lead the Association of Cities of Idaho

BOISE, Idaho (KIFI) – Members of the Association of Idaho Cities (AIC) elected Chubbuck Mayor Kevin England as president for 2021-2022 at the June 17 banquet on the 74e AIC Annual Conference in Boise. Idaho Falls Mayor Rebecca Casper as third vice president. The Idaho Association of Cities was formed in 1947 and is a […]

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Cities in Idaho begin to receive new round of federal relief funds

BOISE, Idaho (KIFI) – Governor Brad Little and State Comptroller Brandon Woolf on Monday announced that towns in Idaho with populations of less than 50,000 will begin receiving their share of $ 54 million from American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). Governor Little and the Idaho Legislature unanimously accepted federal funds, which will be used by […]

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Cities in Idaho to Begin Receiving New Round of Federal Relief Dollars | Local News

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Idaho cities brace for worsening drought conditions

Boise is feeling the effects of the drought. Most of Ada County is considered unusually dry, while the rest of the state experiences moderate drought. BOISE, Idaho – Drought conditions in Idaho continue to worsen as the weather warms. As conditions worsen in other parts of Idaho, the city of Boise is hoping the community […]

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Cities in eastern Idaho set record temperatures on Sunday and the heatwave is not over yet

POCATELLO – National Weather Services say eastern Idaho saw record high temperatures on Sunday and the heatwave is not over yet. Forecasters expect Monday through Wednesday to continue to have hot, dry weather after yesterday’s heatwave. Pocatello recorded 100 degrees, breaking a 76-year-old record of 95. Idaho Falls also recorded a record 95 degrees on […]

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These Idaho Cities Had the Fastest U.S. Growth Rate Between 2019-2020

About 70.5% of Idaho’s people lived in cities in 2020, up from 61.2% in 1980, according to the Idaho Department of Labor. BOISE, Idaho – Idaho continues to grow statewide, with the fastest growing population in the country between 2019-2020. Much of this growth, however, has occurred in urban areas of Idaho. About 70.5% of […]

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Biz Buzz: Popular chain opens first store in eastern Idaho this month

Do you want to know what’s going on in the East Idaho business scene? We have what you need. Here’s a look at this week’s economic news across the valley. BIZ BRIEF IDAHO FALLS Texas-based wings franchise to open in Idaho Falls soon Wing Stop is slated to open at the end of June inside […]