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WIR Annual from the eyes of the President

NACo’s Western Interstate Region 2016 Conference took place in Teton County, Wyoming this year from May 24-27. Presiding over this year’s conference was Gordon Cruickshank, Valley County Commissioner and WIR President. Cruickshank is currently serving on the IAC Board of Directors as the WIR Representative and is now the Immediate Past President on WIR Board […]

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UI Study Shows Growing Hispanic population contributes to K-12 enrollment growth and labor supply

MOSCOW, Idaho — June 1, 2016 —Hispanics make up 18 percent of Idaho’s K-12 school population – but accounted for 42 percent of enrollment growth in the last five years, according to a University of Idaho study. The Hispanic population is not increasing due to recent immigration, however.  Immigrants who came to the U.S. since […]

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WIR elevates the Western county voice

NACo’s Western Interstate Region advocates at the federal level for counties in 15 Western states and promotes policy solutions that enhance the Western quality of life.

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