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Canyon County proposed budget includes big raises for employees

Canyon County proposed budget includes big raises for employees

Canyon County’s human resources director says the county government has a serious problem: Employees are resigning constantly because of stagnant, uncompetitive pay and stress from overwork as 64 positions remain unfilled. The Idaho Statesman reports, a drastic solution was proposed last week in which Canyon County would give every one of it’s workers a $12,000-per-year…MORE

Micron Plans $40 Billion U.S. Investment Through End of Decade

Micron Plans $40 Billion U.S. Investment Through End of Decade

Micron Technology says it will invest $40 billion in memory manufacturing in the U.S., thanks to the semiconductor-industry subsidy President Joe Biden signed Tuesday. Micron said in a news release, the investment will create about 40,000 U.S. jobs, including approximately 5,000 highly paid technical and operational roles at Micron and 35,000 support and community jobs.…MORE

Driver spotted on video siphoning fuel at RC Willey in Meridian

Driver spotted on video siphoning fuel at RC Willey in Meridian

The price of fuel might be better than it was a few weeks ago, but it’s still high. Detectives would like to have a little chat with the driver of a gold pickup truck went to the RC Willey off Eagle Road early Tuesday morning and was seen siphoning diesel from delivery trucks parked near…MORE

Judge to hear DOJ lawsuit over Idaho’s abortion trigger law on Aug. 22

Judge to hear DOJ lawsuit over Idaho’s abortion trigger law on Aug. 22

A hearing will take place on Aug. 22nd for the U.S. Department of Justice’s lawsuit against the state of Idaho over its abortion trigger law. The Department of Justice filed the lawsuit against Idaho on Aug. 2nd, saying the state’s ban on nearly all abortions — which is scheduled to go into effect on Aug.…MORE

Boise Mayor McLean to attend White House bill signing ceremony

Boise Mayor McLean to attend White House bill signing ceremony

Boise Mayor Lauren McLean will attend President Joe Biden’s bill signing ceremony for the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 at the White House. Passed by the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives last month, the bipartisan CHIPS and Science Act will provide more than $52 billion in funding for semiconductor manufacturing, scientific…MORE

Ada County board declines option to increase property taxes 3 percent for FY2023

Ada County board declines option to increase property taxes 3 percent for FY2023

The Ada County Board of Commissioners have declined an allowable 3 percent increase in its 2023 fiscal year budget. The commission made the announcement on the county website Monday. Commissioners said online, “Everything is significantly more expensive, from food and fuel to building materials and services we all count on every day. That’s why the…MORE

Excessive Heat Warning issued for Treasure Valley

Excessive Heat Warning issued for Treasure Valley

HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT /11 AM PDT/ SUNDAY… …EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON MDT /11 AM PDT/ TO 9 PM MDT /8 PM PDT/ SUNDAY… * WHAT…For the Excessive Heat Warning, dangerously hot conditions with temperatures up to 109. For the Heat Advisory, temperatures up to 106. *…MORE

Jesse Tree interns discover illegal clauses written into leases of Treasure Valley tenants

Jesse Tree interns discover illegal clauses written into leases of Treasure Valley tenants

Case managers and legal interns at Jesse Tree have discovered questionable and illegal clauses written in the leases of Treasure Valley tenants. Jesse Tree is a Boise-based nonprofit that provides financial assistance and case management to households who are unable to pay rent. This summer, Jesse Tree’s legal interns conducted a project looking into the…MORE

Secretary of Veterans Affairs praises Boise VA

Secretary of Veterans Affairs praises Boise VA

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough praised the Boise VA center in a tour with local leaders on Thursday. McDonough told CBS 2 News the Boise facility is among the highest performers they have in the whole country. This was one stop out of the secretary’s visit to see how President Biden’s bipartisan “unity agenda”…MORE

Moose Fire grows to over 37,000 acres

Moose Fire grows to over 37,000 acres

The Moose Fire, now over 37,000 acres, is burning in the Salmon-Challis National Forest about 17 miles north of Salmon, Idaho. Fire managers estimate the blaze is currently only 15% contained as it burns in hreavy grass and timber. The fire started on July 17th and the cause is still unknown. Firefighters continue with structure…MORE

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