Mark Peters, director of the Idaho National Laboratory, says if it were up to him, he would keep Ernest Moniz, President Barack Obama’s energy secretary, in the job after President-elect Donald Trump takes office.
Fine dining restaurant Chandlers, 981 W. Grove St. at Hotel 43 in Boise, plans to remodel and expand. The steakhouse and seafood eatery will enlarge its dining area by about 164 square feet as part of a project estimated to cost $450,000.
The developers are asking the city to change the Meridian comprehensive plan to allow Firenze Plaza and, possibly, an Albertsons grocery store at Amity and Eagle roads. The developer wants to change zoning change to allow for a variety of retail stores, office space restaurants, banks and auto-service stations.
The subdivision, called Somerset Ridge, lies northeast of the North End neighborhood. It has hundreds of homes, and its origins date to the 1970s, city of Boise planner Todd Tucker said. Developer Doug Jayo requested a change to an 89-home section of Somerset Ridge that Boise approved in 1999. The change would have allowed the addition of 12 homes.
Poppy Seed Bakery + Cafe opened recently in the space previously occupied by Owl Tree Bakery at 3910 Hill Road. The new eatery in Northwest Boise focuses on organic baked goods and has added a lunch menu.
A California judge rejected pimping charges Friday against the operators of a major international website advertising escort services that the state attorney general has called the "world's top online brothel," citing federal free speech laws.
President-elect Donald Trump shut down some of his companies in the days after the election, including four that appeared connected to a possible Saudi Arabia business venture, according to corporate registrations in Delaware.
Federal regulators on Friday refused to reconsider a 230-mile liquefied natural gas pipeline that would have terminated in the southern Oregon coastal town of Coos Bay, handing a serious setback to a multi-billion project to deliver the gas to markets in Asia.