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Home loan nightmares grow in Idaho

Risky borrowing, financial crises mean an increasing number of homeowners face foreclosure Pam Hannam was hoping for a fresh start when she left San Diego...

August homes sales could plunge

Numbers might be the lowest in a decade, but the slump may be ending. Ada County home sales for August will likely be the fewest...

Idaho foreclosures up 21 percent so far this year

Many homeowners aren't able to pay when their fixed rates expire and monthly payments skyrocket. Unconventional loans designed to give people a shot at home...

Few Foreclosures in Eastern Idaho Compared to Rest of U.S.

For years U.S. homeowners have been getting themselves into risky, adjustable mortgages with high interest rates. Now, according to realtytrac.com, the national foreclosure rate is...

Corporate income tax rate scares some off

Idaho's high corporate income taxes cause some companies to not even look at Idaho as a potential location for relocation or expansion, state economic...

Southwest Idaho city wants to buy private water company

BOISE, Idaho — Officials in the southwestern Idaho city of Eagle want to spend $6.3 million to purchase the privately-owned Eagle Water Co. Dave...

Simplot announces Centurion Partners as its development partner

Centurion Partners is pleased to announce its partnership with Simplot Ketchum Properties for the development of the four-acre Simplot parcel in downtown Ketchum, Idaho....

Boise home inspector now can test houses for drug residues

Buyers may want to know whether a home has ever been a meth lab When buying a home, you may check for mold or a...

Southeast Idaho Real Estate Market Stronger Than Nation’s Market

The housing market across the country is slowing down.   Nationally, houses are staying on the market longer and selling for less. But in Southeastern...

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Boise natives say 12,000-square-foot home will be a haven for family

As a child, Darren Blaser rode four-wheelers, motorcycles and bicycles on the Foothills now covered by Quail Ridge subdivision.Kim Blaser, his wife, grew up...

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Senator Risch Highlights INL’s Cybersecurity Efforts During Energy and Natural Resources...

During a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on cybersecurity, U.S. Senator Jim Risch (R-ID) highlighted the Idaho National Lab's (INL) ongoing efforts to deter cyber threats against the United States. Risch also questioned Andrew Bochman, INL's Senior Cyber and Energy Security Strategist, about ways to better protect our grid and other critical control systems