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Thredgold: Idaho likely to see modest growth in 2010 (access required)

Idaho’s economy is expected to perform better and transition from a recession to modest economic growth during 2010, according to the winter 2010 issue of Zions Bank’s Insight – Economic News of Idaho and the Nation released Jan. 5 “More ...

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Construction employment drops in November (access required)

The five largest Idaho metro areas lost jobs in the construction industry in November, along with 96 percent of the metropolitan statistical areas in the nation. The job losses came in a month when spending on construction projects dropped to ...

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Macy’s to close downtown Boise store (access required)

Macy’s Inc., announced Jan. 5 that it will shut down its 118,000-square-foot retail outlet in downtown Boise. The store currently employs 61 employees. The closure is “part of the ongoing annual process to selectively prune underperforming locations while also opening ...

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Marketing 101 for the 2010s (access required)

With 2009 now mercifully behind us, it’s tempting to cast a jaundiced glance back at bank failures, layoffs and devastated stock values. Nobel laureate Paul Krugman, writing in the New York Times, did just that the other day, marking ‘09 ...

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Roundup (access required)

Thyssen Krupp Elevator plans to move to a 5,000-square-foot space at 8564 W. Elisa St., Boise, by Feb. 1, said Alicia Lease, front office employee. The Boise operation that employs 24 now occupies a smaller office space at 11849 W. ...

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New jail proposed in Custer County (access required)

Custer County commissioners have hired a private Boise firm to search for the money to fund a proposed new 10,000-square-foot jail. The Challis Messenger reports that Craig Johnson of Boise’s Project and Construction Management, Inc., was the recipient of a ...

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Bids (access required)

Hillcrest Shopping Center improvements, Boise. Bids 2 p.m. Jan. 4 to owner. Includes partial demolition, façade and canopy construction, Phillippi Street improvements, landscaping. Idaho Canal pedestrian bridge at Kinswood Street, Idaho Falls. Bids 10 a.m. Jan. 5 to City of ...

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California feed company expands in Idaho (access required)

J.D. Heiskell & Co., based in Tulare, Calif., is expanding its operations in Idaho. The 123-year-old grain-and-feed company is acquiring the Land O'Lakes Purina Feed facilities in Twin Falls and Gooding for an undisclosed amount, according to a J.D. Heiskell ...

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People (access required)

New HiresBrady joins D.A. Davidson as financial consultant Tim Brady has joined the D.A. Davidson & Co. office in Boise as a financial consultant. Brady joined D.A. Davidson after recently completing an intensive professional development program at the firm’s Montana ...

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Atlas: Idaho interstate household moves mainly outbound in 2009 (access required)

Idaho was an “outbound” state from 2007 through 2009, the new Atlas Van Lines Migration Patterns study finds. The Evansville, Ind.-based company bases its 2009 results on 71,474 cross-border moves of household goods in the U.S. and Canada. Western states ...

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