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Jayco could hire 30 workers in Twin Falls as part of production boost (access required)

Jayco Inc. is expecting to hire 200 workers and increase production in Twin Falls and Indiana as a result of higher than expected demand for RVs. The company, based in Middlebury, Ind., announced Nov. 4  its order backlog was the ...

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J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation grants $7.5M to CWI (access required)

The College of Western Idaho received a hefty gift from the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation earlier this week, with the foundation’s announcement that it had granted $7.5 million to the new community college in Nampa. According to college officials, ...

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Boise Inc. delivers “solid” earnings (access required)

Boise Inc. reported third quarter net income of $48.2 million or 57 cents per diluted share, compared to $4.4 million or 6 cents per share in the third quarter of 2008 and $50.9 million or 60 cents per share in ...

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Treasure Valley foreclosures rise again (access required)

After two months of declining foreclosure starts in the Treasure Valley, they’re back up again. The number of foreclosures filed in October rose to 790 from 595 in September, according to a report from IdahoDataProviders.com. That’s a 33 percent jump ...

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Unemployment rises to 8.9 percent in Idaho (access required)

Idaho’s forecasted seasonally adjusted unemployment rate edged up to 8.9 percent in October, from 8.8 percent in September 2009. The rate was 5.6 percent in October 2008. U.S. unemployment last month topped 10 percent. The number of Idaho workers without ...

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Highway 12 Ventures leads funding round for Everlater (access required)

Everlater, of Boulder, Colo., secured a Series A round of funding from a group led by Boise-based Highway 12 Ventures. The investment enables Everlater to expand development, marketing and sales, Highway 12 said in a release. Transaction terms were not ...

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Down payment assistance available until Jan. 1 (access required)

First-time homebuyers may be eligible for down payment assistance funds of up to $20,000 in conjunction with a mortgage loan from IdaMortgage, a program of the nonprofit Idaho Housing and Finance Association. The funds are available until Jan. 1. “Anyone ...

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Nampa community, business leaders told ‘recession is behind us’ (access required)

After two years of groveling for consumer spending, it’s still up to consumers to help turn around the economy. “Consumers have to step up spending,” Richard Golod, executive director for Van Kampen Investments said. “If the economy is going to ...

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Southwest adding Boise flights to Denver, Reno/Tahoe (access required)

Starting next spring, passengers at the Boise Airport will have the ability to fly nonstop from the City of Trees to the Mile High City of Denver, Colo. Southwest Airlines is planning to add two daily flights to its local ...

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Idaho Power proposes sales agreement with wind project near Glenns Ferry (access required)

The Idaho Public Utilities Commission is taking comments through Nov. 25 on a proposed sales agreement with Idaho Winds LLC for a wind project six miles northwest of Glenns Ferry. Meridian-based Idaho Winds LLC proposes to construct and operate a ...

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