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New AGC space opens Monday in Twin Falls (access required)

The Idaho Associated General Contractors will open in a newer and bigger Twin Falls space on Nov. 16. The Twin Falls plan room will be in the Locust Grove Business Park, at 1411 Falls Ave. E., Suite 821. The new ...

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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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Hailey business owner earns national recognition (access required)

Michael Foley of Hailey doesn’t like to see recyclable materials go to waste, but sometimes the work involved to remove nails, staples and brads is time consuming making it almost too difficult. So, to get around that, he invented a ...

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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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Capitol opens for public viewing (access required)

The Idaho State Capitol Commission plans a public “grand rededication” and reopening at noon Saturday, Jan. 9, on the southern steps of the renovated and expanded Capitol building. The $120 million project, which Commission officials say remains on schedule and ...

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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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Northwest scientists propose regional long-term research on dryland agriculture (access required)

Scientists at Oregon State University, the University of Idaho and Washington State University want to take a long-term look at dry-land agriculture and ways to sustain it in the Northwest’s interior by establishing a single coordinated project to share expertise, ...

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Group seeks Business Woman of Year nominations (access required)

The National Association of Women Business Owners, Boise Area and Southern Idaho Chapter, is seeking nominations for its annual Business Woman of the Year awards.   Each year, NAWBO in Idaho honors women business owners who exemplify excellence in business, ...

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State: Workers shouldn’t pay private companies to file jobless claims (access required)

A private company is trying to convince unemployed Idaho workers to pay $9.95 to file their claims for unemployment benefits when the workers can do it themselves for free, the Idaho Department of Labor said. The department offers Internet filing ...

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Treasure Valley industrial vacancy dips in October (access required)

The percentage of vacant industrial space took its largest dive since August 2006 in October, falling from 12.4 percent to 11.9 percent. According to a report from Boise-based Thornton Oliver Keller Commercial Real Estate, the decline comes at the end ...

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