Average police response time is three minutes, so we must find a way to deal with an assailant until help arrives
Heavy combat boots thunder down the school corridor, and although I know it is only a simulation, it feels real. The anguished scream of victims sounds real. The intense focus of police – that feels real, too.
Funnelling for efficiency
As crews start tending to the cracks that stretch across state highways every spring, they might consider reproducing an innovation recently piloted by a north Idaho crew...the durapatch rock funnel.
Mink makes 'em weight
For many kids across the country, summer vacation is a time of hanging with friends, riding bikes, visiting the local swim hole, and dedicating extra energy to simply ensuring each day is filled with adventure. In south-central Idaho, Trey Mink makes 'em weight.
Employees can choose a wide variety of things to do with their money outside of work. However, we all have one thing in common as state employees – the Public Employees Retirement System of Idaho. PERSI is poised for another good year.
Additional improvements coming soon as performance process streamlined
We have completed the first annual performance review cycle in TalentED, and ITD continues to improve Performance Hub functionality and promote employee adoption. The next step will occur within the next six months.
Star Card booth wins AAMVA photo contest
A photo of DMV employee Christine Lambing promoting the Star Card at the Western Idaho State Fair was selected for a national award from the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA).
ITD wins national communication award for Eclipse Prep
ITD’s work before and during the Great American Eclipse was instrumental in allowing the department to avoid a potential disaster on our roads with a huge influx of traffic for the once-in-several-lifetimes event in August 2017. APEX took notice.
Idaho Highways 1959: overpasses, interstates, landmark buildings
The 1959 Corvette was the rage. The year featured "The Day The Music Died." Marilyn Monroe had a hold on hearts and minds across the country. And according to the Idaho Highway News of the day, a few other seminal events were taking shape closer to home: