federal funding bill takes us another
step in 21st Century journey
Congressional approval of the federal
transportation bill takes Idaho
a step closer in realizing the vision
to create a 21st century transportation
system for Idaho. According to the
Federal Highway Administration,
we will receive a 30.32 percent
funding increase over the life of
the bill, or approximately $276
fly-in features education, safety, fun
A flying poker run for
pilots, rides in a vintage biplane, as well as
social events and safety seminars add unique touches
to the annual McCall Family Fly-In, Aug. 12-14.
Pilots, aviation enthusiasts and families will
converge at the McCall Airport for the weekend
event, sponsored by the Idaho Transportation Department’s
Division of Aeronautics, the city of McCall and
the McCall Airport.
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a trail of collaboration
fatality rate among nations seven best
The decline in Idaho
highway deaths was the seventh best in the nation
according to information released this week
by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
The number of fatalities on Idaho highways dropped
from 293 in 2003 to 260 last year, representing
a decline of 11.3 percent.
reminds motorists of drunk driving
month-long safety campaign will
put Idaho drivers on notice
about the consequences of being
caught driving while drunk.
The message – “You
Drink, You Drive, You Lose,”
begin appearing Wednesday (Aug.
and Bingham County residents who enjoy bicycling,
rollerblading, jogging and walking will assemble
Aug. 17 to celebrate completion of the a new recreational
trail – the Greater Blackfoot Area Greenbelt
– a loop of nearly 10 miles that connects
the city with Rose Pond.
of shovels initiates Karcher Interchange project
Nearly 300 people celebrated
the beginning of the Karcher Interchange project
in Nampa this week by attending the groundbreaking
ceremony or the informational public open house.
The groundbreaking was held Tuesday at the Karcher
Road/Caldwell Boulevard in Nampa. The informational
open house followed on Wednesday (Aug. 3) at the
Nampa Civic Center, drawing about 75 people.
will learn control of traffic flow
Motorists may notice
the 12 participants of the University of Idaho’s
Traffic Signal Summer Workshop at a Moscow intersection
next week, testing their skills at engineering
and designing traffic signal control systems.
The sixth annual workshop Aug. 7-12 is a hands-on
opportunity for students and professionals from
across the U.S.
Cooperation in time of emergency
place, right time
One scoop with sprinkles?
Motorcycle ride to benefit memorial fund
• District 3 motorcyclists plan
State employees offered discounted tickets
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