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US average gas price flies past $4, Idaho soon to follow

It’s been another rough weekend at the pump. According to AAA, the national average is now above the $4-per-gallon mark for the first time since July 2008, and Idaho gas prices could follow today. Escalated conflict between Russia, Ukraine and ...

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OSHA fines Saint Alphonsus for COVID-19 worker safety violations

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center for two violations of worker health and safety rules related to COVID-19. The violations stem from a complaint made on Sept. 16. That was the day Idaho ...

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The stock index & how history may make you a smart investor 

On the most fundamental level, there are two different approaches to investing in the stock market: active and passive. An active investor, relying on his or her personal skill, attempts to beat the market by investing in companies believed to ...

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Going global with Idaho exports: Expert tips for building a strategy   

When Hamilton Manufacturing Inc. of Twin Falls was looking to expand export sales, it turned to the U.S. Commercial Service office here in Boise for assistance. Hamilton makes 100% recycled, natural cellulose fibers that it manufactures into insulation and other ...

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New bill aims to address shortage of rural Idaho nurses

The Idaho Senate Health and Welfare Committee on Tuesday advanced legislation to the Senate that would create an incentive for nurses to take jobs in Idaho’s rural areas. Health care facilities have long struggled to fill jobs in Idaho’s remote ...

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Potential headwinds are coming — what this means for your business 

An abundance of liquidity and market exuberance in the world’s recovery from COVID-19 have made this a promising time for transitioning a closely held business — and yet many owners are still failing to make the most of their business ...

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