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Hang on to your plants! These Idaho Towns Are Where Farmers’ Almanac Predicts First Frost

The first day of fall arrived on Thursday, September 22, so the first frost of the year isn’t far behind, potentially damaging your hanging baskets and garden. The Farmers’ Almanac predicted the first frost in four of Idaho’s cities by finding the normal average first frost date. According to the almanac, the first frost will […]

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Idaho cities refuse federal coronavirus relief money | Local

KEITH RIDLER AP BOISE — Sixteen cities in Idaho have rejected a total of $700,000 in federal coronavirus bailout money, and a city that accepted $550,000 may have to return it if it doesn’t approve of spending it. It’s a small portion of the $5.74 billion Idaho received under the $1.9 trillion U.S. bailout bill […]

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Idaho cities refuse federal coronavirus relief money

By KEITH RIDLER, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Sixteen cities in Idaho have rejected a total of $700,000 in federal coronavirus rescue money, and a city that accepted $550,000 may have to return it if it doesn’t approve. to spend it. It’s a small portion of the $5.74 billion Idaho received under the $1.9 […]

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Nine Idaho cities, including Lewiston and Nez Perce, will participate in the Community Health Academy

WOOD – Nine cities in Idaho participate in the Community Health Academy, a program of the Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation for Health that provides expertise and funding to help build healthier communities. The Community Health Academy is a learning collaboration where mayors and city staff collaborate and learn from local and national experts. Academy […]

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Some, but not all, cities in Idaho have the June 19 shutdown

Federal government agencies and banks will observe the holidays on Monday. Some cities will also close their offices, but others will not. NAMPA, Idaho- This article originally appeared in the Idaho Press. The towns of Treasure Valley are mixed over their responses to Juneteenth, a holiday marking the day federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas […]

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Three Idaho cities among the fastest growing in the country

Three of Boise’s suburbs are ranked in the top 15 fastest growing cities in the country, according to recent data from the US Census Bureau. Meridian, Caldwell and Nampa placed 13th, 14th and 15th respectively. All their populations increased by at least 5% last year. “Often, growth reflects a strong economy, and I think this […]

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Three of Idaho’s fastest growing cities in the country

FILE – The Idaho State Capitol in Boise, Idaho, is seen June 13, 2019. Three cities in Idaho were among the fastest growing in the country last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. (AP Photo/Keith Ridler, File) Keith Rider PA Three cities in Idaho are among the 15 fastest growing cities in the United […]

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Housing market: These towns in Idaho are ‘high risk’ while Utah is ‘low risk’

As rising mortgage rates continue to put pressure on the U.S. housing market and the broader economy, economists and housing researchers are seeing early signs of a market slowdown, but one question remains. . Is a generalized correction occurring after more than two years of extraordinary acceleration in house prices? And if so, what would […]

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Idaho Towns League announces Lewiston’s mental health tour shutdown

WOOD – The League of Idaho Cities is proud to announce that the Tandem Tour for Mental Health will take place at the Lewiston Community Center at 1424 Main Street on Wednesday, May 11 beginning at 4:30 p.m. The tour is a series of presentations around the state for youth involved in Mayor’s Youth Advisory […]

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Two adjacent small towns in Idaho in a legal battle over borders

Faced with major growth and development, two Boise suburbs are battling in court over which city can annex valuable building land in between. The towns of Middleton and Star are fighting over land west of Can Ada Road in Canyon County. Middleton said the land is for annexation. But Star has already annexed the property […]

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Idaho cities could issue property tax refunds under proposed bill

A new bill introduced in the Legislature on Monday would allow Idaho cities to issue property tax refunds. The measure is co-sponsored by House Majority Leader Mike Moyle (R-Star) and Rep. John Gannon (D-Boise), who took it to the House Revenue and Taxation Committee. Gannon said the bill allows cities to refund property taxes by […]

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Cities in Idaho are considering short-term rental permits. Here’s how they work at McCall.

Facing affordable housing challenges, cities in Idaho — from Boise to Ketchum — are considering ordinances they hope will help them manage a growing number of short-term rentals, without veering into a legal gray area in under Idaho law. Ketchum City Council could vote on its proposed rules at a meeting this afternoon. They would […]

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Cities and counties in Idaho sign national opioid colonies

December 28, 2021 6:35 am Posted: December 28, 2021 6:35 am Update: December 28, 2021 10:06 AM BOISE, Idaho (AP) – Each of Idaho’s 44 counties and 24 eligible cities will participate in national opioid regulations, potentially bringing in $ 119 million to the state, the Republican attorney general said on Monday. Idaho, Lawrence Wasden. […]

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Idaho Cities and Counties Sign National Opioid Regulations | Idaho News

By KEITH RIDLER, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) – Each of Idaho’s 44 counties and 24 eligible cities will participate in national opioid regulations, potentially bringing in $ 119 million to the state, the Republican attorney general said on Monday. Idaho, Lawrence Wasden. He said counties and cities had agreed to sign the $ 26 […]

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Idaho cities and counties sign national opioid colonies

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Each of Idaho’s 44 counties and 24 eligible cities will participate in nationwide opioid settlements, potentially worth $119 million to the state, the Republican Attorney General of the State said Monday. Idaho, Lawrence Wasden. He said counties and cities had agreed to sign the $26 billion settlements involving the three largest […]

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Wasden Announces Full Participation of Idaho Cities and Counties in National Opioid Regulations – Dailyfly.com Lewis-Clark Valley Community

Idaho Attorney General’s Office (WOODED) – Attorney General Lawrence Wasden announced that all eligible counties and cities in Idaho have committed to participate in two national opioid settlements. On August 24, 2021, Wasden and Governor Brad Little announced plans to join the Settlements, which total up to $119 million for Idaho and participating counties and […]

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Housing Market Forecast 2022: Utah and Idaho City Prices Peak

As home prices have continued to rise across the country, particularly in the West, a new study suggests prices are “on the verge of flattening” in five of the country’s “most overvalued markets”. country. These markets include two cities in Utah and several other subways in Idaho, Texas, and Arizona. That’s according to a study […]

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Many cities in Idaho are struggling with aging water systems. A new bipartisan bill in Congress could help solve this problem. | Politics

Kelcie Moseley-Morris Idaho Capital Sun BOISE – U.S. Senator Jim Risch, R-Idaho, introduced new legislation with Arizona Democratic Senator Mark Kelly to authorize a five-year Environmental Protection Agency grant program for smart technology investments in water, according to a press release. The Water Infrastructure Modernization Law would support municipal water supply systems and public wastewater […]

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Many cities in Idaho are struggling with aging water systems. A new bipartisan bill in Congress could help solve this problem. |

BOISE – U.S. Senator Jim Risch, R-Idaho, introduced new legislation with Arizona Democratic Senator Mark Kelly to authorize a five-year Environmental Protection Agency grant program for smart technology investments in water, according to a press release. The Water Infrastructure Modernization Law would support municipal water supply systems and public wastewater treatment systems to perform upgrades […]

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Many cities in Idaho are struggling with aging water systems. A new bipartisan bill in Congress could help solve this problem. | national news

BOISE – U.S. Senator Jim Risch, R-Idaho, introduced new legislation with Arizona Democratic Senator Mark Kelly to authorize a five-year Environmental Protection Agency grant program for smart technology investments in water, according to a press release. The Water Infrastructure Modernization Law would support municipal water supply systems and public wastewater treatment systems to perform upgrades […]

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Housing Market Forecast 2022: These Utah and Idaho Cities Top Countries for Hot Housing Forecast

Salt Lake City tops another national list for its boiling housing market, this time overtaking even its closest competitor – Boise, Idaho. And if you’ve been hoping the West’s wild real estate market may run out of steam in 2022, don’t hold your breath. Realtor.com ranked Salt Lake City as the No. 1 housing market […]

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How cities in Idaho connect with community and business

By: Taylor Rico-Pekerol November 26, 2021 Several towns in Gem State have taken on a semblance of a monthly downtown celebration. Cities like Idaho Falls, Coeur d’Alene, and Boise have used monthly or seasonal activities to bring community and business together. Events like Idaho Falls First Thursday Gallery Walk encourage community members to walk around […]

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Idaho Cities, Counties Consider Joining State In Opioid Settlement

Two national opioid regulations could net Idaho millions of dollars for addiction and mental health services. Local entities have until early January to join the state in agreements with opioid maker Johnson & Johnson and three major opioid distributors. Idaho has sued several drug companies for their role in the opioid addiction crisis. Johnson & […]

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City Workers Visit Pocatello Elementary School for New Idaho Cities League Initiative | Local

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Idaho cities of Winchester and Craigmont pay Clean Water Act penalties for violations at wastewater treatment plants

Region 10 press releases Each city agreed to pay a fine of $ 15,000 October 5, 2021 (Seattle – October 5, 2021) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that the cities of Winchester and Craigmont, Idaho, have each agreed to pay a fine of $ 15,000 for hundreds of ‘Clean Water Act violations in […]

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Idaho Cities Reflect On What To Do With COVID Vaccines For Staff

The number of positive COVID-19 cases has risen sharply in Idaho in recent weeks. As of Monday, Idaho’s seven-day moving average of new cases stood at 358.9 per day, according to the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. Despite the laughe, some cities in Ada and Canyon counties have said they will not require COVID-19 […]

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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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Idaho cities to start receiving new round of federal relief dollars | Local

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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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More ditch mask warrants from Idaho cities after new CDC guidelines

Cities in Idaho that had mask warrants have started repealing them since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said last week that vaccinated people do not need to wear masks in most indoor environments or exterior. Boise Mayor Lauren McLean got rid of the city’s mask mandate and assembly limit on Friday and a […]

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Property tax law pushes Idaho towns to limit growth

According to preliminary property tax assessments, Canyon County residents will see an average 30% increase in their assessments. Growth has been one of the major issues facing Canyon and Ada counties. Darin Oswald doswald@idahostatesman.com Nampa Mayor Debbie Kling slammed the Idaho House of Representatives and slammed the governor during an emergency morning meeting Friday for […]

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Can cities and counties in Idaho legally declare themselves “Second Amendment sanctuaries”?

There are more than a dozen Second Amendment sanctuary cities in Idaho, but an Oregon county statement begs the question of whether state law can replace federal law. BOISE, Idaho – “Second Amendment Sanctuary City” is a term that has been more relevant in Idaho in recent years, especially as several cities in Idaho have […]

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Cities in Idaho will not be allowed to enforce COVID mask mandate

The Idaho House of Representatives resumed operations on Tuesday April 6, 2021 after a two-week suspension resulting from a COVID-19 outbreak. Yet many Republican lawmakers refuse to wear masks and want to make any mandate on masks illegal. Darin Oswald doswald@idahostatesman.com Members of Idaho House on Wednesday approved a bill that would ban local governments […]

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Eastern Idaho Cities Listed As Worst COVID-19 Hotspots | coronavirus

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Two Idaho Cities Top New York Times List of Worst COVID-19 Outbreaks | Local

Nicole Blanchard Statesman of Idaho BOISE – Two cities in Idaho topped the New York Times list for the worst COVID-19 outbreaks in the past two weeks, showing dozens of people per 100,000 residents infected with the virus every day. According to the New York Times COVID-19 interactive dashboard, which tracks city-level deaths and case […]

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Majority of cities in Idaho and counties submit letters of intent to support public safety and pass savings on to property taxpayers

Boise, Idaho – Fifty-four cities and 28 counties have submitted letters of intent to participate in Gov. Brad Little’s plan that uses federal coronavirus relief funds to cover salaries for local public safety personnel and donates to cities and to counties the ability to pass savings on to property taxpayers. Interest in the plan has […]

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These Idaho towns require masks to be worn in public

Several cities in Idaho have signed public health mandates requiring masks to be worn indoors and outdoors. BOISE, Idaho – Editor’s Note: The video above covers exceptions to Boise’s mask mandate and when masks should be worn. Due to the recent increase in the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Idaho, cities in the […]

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Idaho Falls Honored by the Idaho Association of Cities for Multilingual App

The following is a press release from the City of Idaho Falls. IDAHO FALLS – The City of Idaho Falls was recognized today by the Association of Idaho Cities (AIC) for a groundbreaking app designed to provide an interactive experience with the city for residents and tourists. The application provides information to users in English, […]

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City of Idaho Falls Receives Association of Idaho Cities (AIC) Multilingual App Award

IDAHO FALLS – The City of Idaho Falls was recognized today by the Association of Idaho Cities (AIC) for a groundbreaking app designed to provide an interactive experience with the city for residents and tourists. The application provides information to users in English, Spanish, Japanese or Chinese. AIC showcases community projects each year and highlights […]

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Idaho Cities Continue Strong Population Growth in 2019 – Dailyfly.com Lewis-Clark Valley Community

Press release | Idaho Department of Labor Twin Falls’s population increase from 2018 to 2019 has reached a milestone, making it the eighth city in Idaho to have more than 50,000 residents, according to recently released data from the US Census Bureau. The cities of Idaho continue to be magnets attracting people from out-of-state and […]

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Boise residents sue Air Force for proposed training over Idaho towns

The complaint was brought by a group of Boise residents and an environmental organization. MOUNTAIN HOME, Idaho – The U.S. Air Force faces legal action to stop proposed training exercises in nine cities in southern Idaho, court documents show. These towns include Boise, Mountain Home, Burley, Twin Falls, Grand View, Bruneau, Glenns Ferry, Hammett, and […]

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Top 20 liberal cities in Idaho, cities include Boise, Ketchum.

Idaho is a solidly red state, and although Democrats have been competitive here in the past, Idahoans have long favored values ​​like small government and an emphasis on agriculture. So what exactly does Idaho’s political landscape look like today? Voters registered with the state’s only liberal party, the Democrats, make up nearly 12% of Idaho’s […]