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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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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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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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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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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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Small Business Index rises (access required)

The Zions Bank Small Business Index for Idaho increased to 78.6 in October, from a revised 73.6 in September. A rise in the index indicates more favorable business conditions from the viewpoint of the Idaho small business owner or manager. ...

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Idaho firm engineering Montana hydro project (access required)

Idaho Falls-based engineer Ted Sorenson has designed or built hydroelectric projects around Idaho. Now he’s extending his expertise into Montana, where his companies, Sorenson Engineering Inc. and Turnbull Hydro, are building a $12 million hydro plant on an irrigation canal ...

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Public input sought on downtown Meridian vision (access required)

Meridian Development Corp., the urban renewal agency for Meridian’s downtown core, plans public meetings Nov. 11-14 on the future development of downtown. Meetings are set at the former Farmers and Merchants State Bank building, 703 N. Main St., at 6 ...

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T.V. firms partner to power mobile devices with solar energy (access required)

With advances in wireless technology, more and more workers are depending on mobile devices to do their work in the field. But all those devices need power, and more often than not it comes from vehicle batteries.   That’s not ...

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Welcome to the new 9/11 (access required)

“They’re closing down the textile mill across the railroad tracks.  Foreman said, ‘these jobs are going boys, and they ain’t coming back’.”                                                                                              — Bruce Springsteen               Did it really come as a great shock to any of us ...

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