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MONDAY, FEB. 12, 2018

Email hack at ITD may have exposed truckers' personal info

A hack of two email accounts at the Idaho Transportation Department may have exposed the personal information of commercial truckers whose trucks are registered in Idaho, including Social Security and credit card numbers, Gov. Butch Otter’s office announced this afternoon. State Information Security Director Jeff...

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FRIDAY, DEC. 15, 2017


Idaho officials work to restore driver's license services

Idaho Transportation Department officials say they are working on fully restoring driver's license services two weeks after computer outages left hundreds of residents unable to renew licenses. The Post Register reports a recent software update to the department's computer systems caused driver's license services to shut down across the state...

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THURSDAY, DEC. 14, 2017

MONDAY, OCT. 16, 2017

THURSDAY, OCT. 12, 2017

TUESDAY, JUNE 6, 2017

MONDAY, FEB. 6, 2017

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11, 2017

Potholes close section of I-84 between Nampa and Caldwell

Idaho officials on Wednesday closed a section of westbound Interstate 84 between Nampa and Caldwell in southwest Idaho due to potholes. Idaho Transportation Department spokeswoman Jennifer Gonzalez says the agency is making emergency repairs and hopes to have at least one lane open by the evening commute. Gonzalez says multiple potholes...

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MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2016

THURSDAY, SEPT. 29, 2016

THURSDAY, OCT. 15, 2015

THURSDAY, JULY 23, 2015


MONDAY, APRIL 20, 2015

ITD: Studded tires illegal after April 30

Driving on studded snow tires will become illegal for the season after April 30 in Idaho, and the Idaho Transportation Department is reminding people that violations carry a $67 fine. They’re also advising against driving on studded tires when roadways are bare to avoid severe...

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FRIDAY, FEB. 13, 2015

TUESDAY, JULY 22, 2014

FRIDAY, JULY 11, 2014

THURSDAY, JULY 10, 2014

TUESDAY, JULY 8, 2014


ITD fined for exposing inmate workers to asbestos

Here’s a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency says Idaho inmates were exposed to asbestos when they were sent to work at an Idaho Transportation Department maintenance shop without proper training or equipment. The federal agency announced...

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MONDAY, JULY 7, 2014

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TUESDAY, OCT. 15, 2013

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