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Lawsuit by Idaho Falls officers against city to advance

A judge has blocked an attempt by the city of Idaho Falls to have a lawsuit filed by several police officers thrown out. Seven officers say police Chief Mark McBride didn’t follow the rules set up to govern hiring, firing ...

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Women of the Year event draws 600 to Boise Centre East

Left is Cathy Silak

More than 600 people gathered on March 9 for Idaho Business Review’s Women of the Year event at the Boise Centre East in downtown Boise. Fifty Idaho women who had been selected by panels of judges were honored for their ...

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State employees might receive health savings accounts after all (access required)

A House committee reversed course after denying a bill that requires the Idaho Department of Administration to build a health savings account option for state employees. It will now send the bill forward in the legislative process. The House Commerce ...

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IBR Woman of the Year race ends with a winner


At the end of a star-studded night, featuring 50 Idaho women leaders and their amazing stories, came a moment where if felt as if the room itself was holding its breath. Nora Carpenter, who was the 2016 Woman of the ...

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American announces nonstop flights between Boise and Chicago

American Airlines will start nonstop flights July 5 between Boise and Chicago O'Hare International Airport.

American Airlines will start flying nonstop flights between Boise Airport and Chicago O’Hare International Airport on July 5, the airport announced. American’s one daily departure will give Boise three daily departures, along with two by United Airlines, to O’Hare, which ...

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Idaho CEOs saluted for their influence, leadership


The Idaho Business Review CEO of Influence program is recognizing some of the top Idaho leaders this year for the seventh year in a row. IBR received scores of nominations for company, business, nonprofit and government showrunners. Twenty completed applications and sent ...

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Otter: $3.4 million broadband settlement reached

Computers in a Boise classroom. File photo.

Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter and top legislative leaders announced March 9 they had reached a $3.4 million settlement with the vendors involved in a lengthy lawsuit over a failed public school broadband program. “If you had asked me three ...

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Roundup 3.10.17 (access required)

Alloway Lighting leased 5,000 square feet at 1501 W. Main St. in Boise. Mike Christensen, Brook Blakeslee, and Mallisa Jackson of Colliers International represented the landlord. Karena Gilbert of Thornton Oliver Keller represented the tenant. KMP TSC LLC dba Tropical ...

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Commuteride vanpool fills a public transit gap (access required)

Sylvia Marmon has piloted a Commuteride van as a commuter for 17 years. Photo by Pete Grady.

Sylvia Marmon is at the steering wheel, as she has been for 17 years with  Commuteride, the Ada County Highway District vanpool service. ACHD has offered Commuteride since 1976 for commuters from neighboring counties. Generally, drivers rotate among vanpool riders, ...

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