The city of Idaho Falls’ wayfinding project started in 2013 with an idea for better signs at the Idaho Falls Zoo. Since then, the program has expanded to include monuments, a network of signs near key trails and roadways as well as a thorough city rebranding.
The Bonneville County Commission will hold a hearing Wednesday to allow the public to comment on its proposed 2018 budget. The budget calls for no increase in the property tax rate, with tax revenue growth coming instead from growth and property value increases within the county. The budget would authorize a total of $82 million in spending, up from $79 million last year.
LANCASTER SOUND, Nunavut (AP) — From a distance, the northern shores of Baffin Island in the Arctic appear barren — a craggy world of snow-capped peaks and glaciers surrounded by a sea of floating ice even in the midst of summer.
HOUSTON (AP) — As Houston braced for more rain and rescues, officials started releasing more water from reservoirs overwhelmed by Harvey early Monday, even though the move aimed at protecting the city’s downtown could make already devastating flooding worse around thousands of homes.
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Two days after prosecutors announced they would seek to lift Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales’ immunity, he ordered the expulsion of the head of a highly praised U.N. anti-corruption commission and plunged into a faceoff with the nation’s top court and the international community.
Rick and Tina Betzer have adopted 16 children with disabilities. They have built their family by caring for children who were considered unadoptable. But with Medicaid cuts being contemplated, they worry about their future.
Cecil Andrus, Idaho’s longest-serving governor, former U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Democrat and champion of wilderness and the Idaho outdoors, died late Thursday after a battle with cancer, the night before his 86th birthday.