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Fighting The Stigma Of Hunger In Central Idaho

People tend to think about the hungry during the holiday season, when organizations participate in canned food drives. In the Wood River valley, though, they want to change people’s perceptions about when to think about the hungry and how to think about their food.

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Frozen potato producer Lamb Weston is making a big investment in its Twin Falls processing plant. As the company upgrades its operation in the Magic Valley, it’s asking local leaders for tax relief.

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The Albertson family and the City of Boise are getting together to give Kathryn Albertson Park a facelift.

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Idaho, Oregon and Idaho Power have reached an agreement on operating a set of three dams in Hells Canyon that’s been years in the making. But some environmentalists aren’t happy.

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Veterans laid to rest in Idaho are getting a special recognition Saturday, December 15. The organization Wreaths Across America is placing holiday wreaths on the graves of fallen men and women who served.


Parts of the Mountain West have been tangled up in long-term drought and it doesn’t look like it’s lifting anytime soon.

As 2018 winds down, real estate prices continue to tick up. Real estate trade group Boise Regional Realtors is out with its latest report on the Treasure Valley housing market in November.

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According to a new survey pet ownership is on the rise across the country with around 60 percent of households having some sort of animal at home. And our region is especially pet-friendly.

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The Boise City Council created a new historic district Tuesday evening. Located on the fringes of downtown, the designation for the area is another step in protecting a stately home many considered threatened in the summer.

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This holiday season, Boise State University students with meal plans can donate one of their unused guest meals to a student in need.

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The U.S. Olympic Committee could decide this week which Mountain West city could host the 2030 Winter Games. But both cities have a complicated history when it comes to the Olympics.


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Coping With The Holidays, Stress And Addiction

We look at how the stresses of the holidays can trigger or exacerbate addictive behaviors and even relapse for those in recovery with Northpoint Recovery .

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