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Author Archives: Anne Wallace Allen

Anne Wallace Allen is the editor of the Idaho Business Review.

A word with state Rep. Wendy Horman (access required)

Rep. Wendy Horman, center, talks with Sen. Janie Ward-Engelking (left) and Rep. Steve Miller during a hearing of the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee in March at the Idaho Statehouse. Photo by Glenn Landberg.

State Rep. Wendy Horman, R-Idaho Falls, is an education advocate who entered politics in 2002 with the Bonneville School District, where her five children were enrolled in the school system. She ended up serving on that board for 11 years, ...

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On free trade and free beer

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Canada is Idaho’s largest trading partner, and we share a 45-mile border with our neighbor to the north. Yet most Idahoans, in an informal poll, can’t say where on a map they would find Canada’s capital city, or what the ...

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A word with Max Clark, CCDC’s parking facilities director (access required)

Max Clark, CCDC parking and facilities director, at the Eastman Garage in Boise. Photo by Patrick Sweeney.

Max Clark is the parking facilities director for the Capital City Development Corp., or CCDC, the urban renewal agency that raises money through tax increment financing for many of the city’s physical assets, including its parking garages. Clark has spent ...

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For some, it’s an uphill path to a job. You can help.

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Michael Dinardo, who teaches carpentry and masonry to prisoners through the Idaho Department of Correction, crossed paths last summer with a former student who had been released from custody and was working for a drywall company in Boise. “He was ...

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Grant will highlight minority history in Idaho (access required)

Idaho’s civil rights era history is not well known, but it will get some attention over the next few years through a National Park Service grant project. The Idaho Historical Society, the Black History museum, and Preservation Idaho are joining ...

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