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AIC Hires Johanna Bell as a Policy Analyst

AIC is pleased to announce the hire of Johanna Bell as a Policy Analyst. Johanna will focus her efforts at AIC on environmental and natural resource policy issues related to water quality (stormwater, wastewater, etc), municipal water, and water municipal utilites as well as municipal policy related to energy efficiency and building codes. As part of her responsibilities, Johanna will work closely with AIC Executive Director Seth Grigg and fellow AIC Policy Analyst Justin Ruen in carrying... Read More

AIC News

First Annual AIC Municipal Water Users Summit Scheduled for...

AIC is pleased to announce the first ever AIC Municipal Water Users Summit... Read More

IDOG Hosting Open Government Workshops in Eastern Idaho

You, your staff, council members, elected or appointed officials and employees who deal with public records or meetings are cordially invited to attend a seminar in eastern Idaho on Idaho's key open government laws... Read More

New Arsenic Criteria Expected to Impact More Than 66 Idaho Municipal NPDES Permittees

EPA and Northwest Environmental Advocates (NWEA) entered into a settlement agreement on the Idaho Arsenic water quality standards on May 19, 2016. In response to the May settlement... Read More

AIC Highlights Noteworthy City Clips

Check out noteworthy things done and honors received by cities around Idaho as... Read More

AIC Highlights Noteworthy People

Check out noteworthy things being done and honors received by people in Idaho... Read More

AIC Shines its Community Spotlight on Hollister

Hollister is a Magic Valley farming community located about 16 miles south of... Read More

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Municipal Water Users Summit
  • October 25 (Boise)
Fall District Meetings
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  • November 10 - District 5 (Chubbuck)
  • November 14 - District 3 (Boise)
  • November 15 - District 4 (Twin Falls)
  • November 28 - District 1 (Coeur d'Alene)
  • November 29 - District 2 (Lewiston)

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Salt Lake City Council, mayor cut deal on homeless

Nudged along by Utah House Speaker Greg Hughes, Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie... Read More

"Routine maintenance" sends 2 city employees to Harborview

Two Spokane city employees are being treated for critical injuries on Tuesday spurred... Read More

Law enforcement wants citizens aware of violent, level 3 Sex Offenders

SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office and the Spokane Police Department... Read More

ACLU wary of police using social media tracking tool

DENVER (AP) — Civil liberties advocates say tools that allow police to search... Read More

Idaho News

Nampa mayor inspires kids to get active

Hundreds of students at Endeavor Elementary School got the chance to stretch their legs and walk outside thanks to... Read More

Twin Falls police, women's shelter aiming to better serve domestic violence victims

TWIN FALLS — Public officials have long talked of better helping victims of domestic violence... Read More

Cloud seeding study planned in western Idaho

BOISE (AP) — Officials say a planned study of storms passing through the... Read More

Legislators, Ed Board seek public input through survey on...

Idaho’s state Board of Education and the Legislature’s interim committee that’s studying possible... Read More

Hailey adopts new annexation fees

The Hailey City Council on Monday adopted an annexation fee schedule intended to keep it out of court during future... Read More

State contemplates leasing options after St. Luke's makes offer

In total, three state agencies will be forced to move from the MK... Read More

New plans proposed for downtown Meridian

Main Street and Broadway Avenue in Meridian is a corner that many walk and drive by every day, but soon it could look... Read More

Bees, please: It’s Garden City’s 1st Pollination Celebration

Garden City bears a proud title, Bee City USA. It’s part of a... Read More

Northern Idaho lumber mill closes, laying off 40

A lumber mill in northern Idaho has closed down, leaving about 40 people... Read More

American Planning Association honors Ketchum's Main Street

Ketchum's Main Street was one of five streets in U.S. cities to be honored as a 2016 Great Street from the American... Read More

Dozens offer emotional testimony for, against lifting Idaho's faith-healing...

BOISE – Idaho lawmakers on a special panel looking into issues surrounding the state's faith-healing laws took more than... Read More

100 years ago in North Idaho: Former Wallace mayor on trial...

From our archives, 100 years ago Herman J. Rossi, former mayor of Wallace, tearfully took the stand at his own trial for the murder of Clarence Dahlquist... Read More


US cities increasingly dealing with messy goose poop problem

BOSTON (AP) — Canada geese are loud, aggressive and annoying, but worst of... Read More

Yesterday’s Internet Isn’t Good Enough for Tomorrow’s Cities

Katherine Ortiz sat at her kitchen window in Red Hook, Brooklyn, watching the... Read More

What Shopping Local Really Means for Cities

The authors of Global Cities, Local Streets make a case for preserving small-scale... Read More

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