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Study: Idaho becoming more urban

A study from the University of Idaho's McClure Center for Public Policy Research shows Idaho has become steadily more urban since the Great Recession, a trend that has some worried about the future of the state's rural communities. "You would expect urban Idaho to lead in growth, but it's quite dramatic," center director Priscilla Salant, one of the study's authors, told the Post Register newspaper in Idaho Falls; you can read a full report here from the Post Register and the AP/Betsy Russell, Eye on Boise. More here.

Question: Have you ever lived in the country? Describe life then.

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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