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Now to Fund School Computers after State Reaches Deal
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Now that state officials have signed a $180 million deal to put laptops in the hands of high school students, the task facing lawmakers will be finding the money to pay for it. State leaders on Tuesday announced the eight-year contract with Hewlett-Packard Co...
City Moves Forward on Rec Center Discussion
(KLIX)-The ball is now in the Twin Falls City Councils court when it comes to a community recreation center. Monday night  Recreation Center Committee member Chris Scholes made the recommendations to the council. The committee has worked for nearly two years to find out if there is a need for a…
$195K for Consulting to Examine Medicaid Expansion
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare says the state is spending $195,000 for two out-of-state consulting firms to examine expanding Medicaid coverage in Idaho for more low-income people under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul...
Law School Seeks State Funding
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The University of Idaho's plan to seek state funding to expand its Boise law program won approval from the Board of Education, but not without concerns from one trustee that the cart was getting ahead of the horse. The Moscow-based university is now offering third-year law course…
Funding Drained for Energy Office
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho's energy office is running out of money because royalties from federal geothermal leases haven't materialized and federal stimulus cash is drying up. Among possibilities in discussion to cover the Office of Energy Resources' expenses: A surcharge on Ida…
TF Dog Park Needs Funding
(KLIX)-The City of Twin Falls now has land for a dedicated dog park. But now, they lack the funding to start developing the site. Parks and Recreation Director Dennis Bowyer says there isn’t any money in this year’s budget  or the next for the park...
City Council To Hand Out Grants
There are some services that Twin Falls city could provide but for one reason or another either can’t or doesn’t.  That leaves opportunities for other organizations to provide the services.  And to help with those opportunities the city hands out grants to help the organizations provide those servic…