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Muggsy’s owners plan bistro in former Chef Lou’s space downtown (access required)

Mike McGuinness recently purchased the assets of Chef Lou’s at 8th Street, which closed in June at 409 S. 8th St. in downtown Boise’s BoDo development. Mike and Gabriela McGuinness aim to open 8th Street Bistro by Christmas in the ...

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Unhappy campers in Boise (access required)

There was a time when nomads could travel and camp where they wished. Songs about roaming and wandering glamorized the idea. And wayfaring strangers were always cool. But today being homeless is none of the above. Not cool, no glamour. ...

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Meridian development Oakcreek postponed (access required)

Developers of Oakcreek in Meridian have another year to take the next step in developing the community that could eventually have up to 1,300 homes, and they’re sitting tight for now. Thomas Coleman, president of Meridian-based Coleman Homes, is the ...

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Qwest Foundation offers grants for high-tech education (access required)

Projects bringing high technology to Idaho classrooms are eligible for funding through $75,000 in grants from the Qwest Foundation for Education.   Officials with the foundation said educators can apply for awards until Nov. 20, with funds disbursed early next ...

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Stimulus funds help bring tech center to Wilder (access required)

Construction began in early November on a $5 million-plus technology center that will serve five school districts in southern Idaho. Almost half of the funding – $2.5 million – comes from a federal stimulus grant through the Economic Development Administration, ...

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Boise State, U of I compete on the football field, collaborate in the research lab (access required)

According to Boise State University President Bob Kustra, the days are long gone when it was viable for Idaho’s institutions of higher education to fight each other tooth-and-nail for research funding. “From a university standpoint, we absolutely must collaborate out ...

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Boise Cascade states demand still weak (access required)

Boise Cascade Holdings saw a third-quarter profit on its investment in Boise Inc.,  but reports results still down by continued declines in the home construction sector. The wholesale distributor and engineer of building products also said it expects demand "to ...

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New Boise V.C. firm targets clean-tech (access required)

A new venture capital firm in Boise is aiming to invest in clean-tech startups. Helmed by semiconductor industry veteran Eric Hansen, August Ventures’ stated strategy is to target early-stage firms in the renewable energy, energy storage, energy efficiency and advanced ...

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