Growth, Change, Vision: What Do Treasure Valley Mayors Think? Join Our Discussion.

Growth is arguably the hottest topic in the Treasure Valley. How are the region’s leaders working together to prepare for the burgeoning population?

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Rainbow trout and sagebrush could hold the keys to preserving our iconic western landscape. Idaho’s public universities are partnering to study both species for the next five years.

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A Utah-based developer is looking to build an industrial park in the southeast of Boise near the sprawling Micron campus. The region is already home to several distribution centers, but area residents worry this proposed development could impact their quality of life.

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The city of Nampa is bracing for what’s become something of an avian invasion. Thousands of crows will soon visit the Treasure Valley city and bring a mess of feathers and droppings. Nampa is trying to get ahead of the influx by building a volunteer corps.


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The City of Boise has joined a growing list of cities across the country that have committed to transitioning to 100 percent renewable energy sources.

 

 

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Lawyers sparred Monday, September 17 over an abortion reporting law that passed earlier this year and went into effect July 1. It mandates health providers hand over information to the state about women receiving abortions – including if they have any of 37 so-called complications named in the law.

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The case of a Preston science teacher who allegedly fed a live puppy to a snapping turtle got international attention. The eastern Idaho town is bracing for a trial next month.


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The Idaho Department of Correction doesn’t have to release information about which drugs it used to execute two inmates or where it got them from – at least for now.

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An Idaho and Oregon senator are considering changes to how rural schools are funded.

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Over the past year, Idahoans’ personal income has grown faster than all but one state, according to a new survey.

 

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Paulette Jordan has lost another two key members of her campaign team just two months before the election.

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