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Congress extends federally-funded unemployment benefits, supplement, COBRA stimulus provision (access required)

Many of Idaho's unemployed workers will see no disruption in their federal emergency unemployment insurance benefits after Congress and President Obama extended the program for two months into 2010, the Idaho Department of Labor said. The $25 supplemental benefit passed ...

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Some stocks of Idaho interest post solid 2009 (access required)

Stock in Boise-based Micron Technology finished 2009 strongly in relation to its one-year price range, thanks in part to a favorable quarterly financial report recently. Utilities and a few wood products stocks of interest to Idaho investors also are trading ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Here’s hope for 2010 (access required)

I am not a resolution maker, nor “best of” or top ten lister, but here’s hoping for sanity and success in this new year. We don’t need audacious goals to get our mojo back, though they are welcome. Just plain, ...

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