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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The owner of an industrial surplus store near Boise says he's nearly sold out of respirator masks after a disaster preparedness website linked to his store in a post about preparing for an Ebola outbreak. Reuseum owner John Shiff says he normally sells just one or two boxes of the masks in a week.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The five members of the Idaho Land Board have voted unanimously to transfer a lease for the Tamarack ski area to a new company. The company, called New TRAC, acquired rights to the lease following a sheriff's bankruptcy sale in March. New TRAC spokesman David Papiez says the resort that can now focus on the ski season.

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a case from Idaho, the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether private sector health care providers can force a state to raise its Medicaid reimbursement rates to keep up with rising costs. Idaho is trying to overturn a lower court decision that ordered the state to increase payments. Justice will hear arguments in the case next year.

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — An underground parking garage in Idaho Falls is being filled in and replaced by a surface lot after it was condemned by the city. KIFI-TV reports the Bank of Commerce lot was damaged when a heavy crane fell into it on May 6. There were no reported injuries, but city officials determined that the structure was no longer safe.

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