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Idaho Self Storage Controversy Gets a Little More Interesting

by Holly Robinson December 13, 2011 9:20 AM
It has been over a year since the Idaho Department of Lands added a self storage facility named Affordable Self Storage to its portfolio for $2.7 million. Since the purchase was completed there has been an ongoing controversy on whether it is appropriate for the state to get involved in such a business enterprise that is in direct competition with so many privately held facilities. [More]

Hearings Completed Concerning Idaho Government Ownership of Storage Units

by Winnie Hsiu August 31, 2011 11:00 AM
Yesterday, Idaho legislators concluded two days of hearings concerning restrictions on the types of property that the Idaho Land Board can purchase. Legislators will take the information from the hearings and write a proposal that provides updated regulation on how the Board manages the land held in the trust and how the Board can invest the money from land-sale proceeds. [More]