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Low-turnout election provides few clues on Boise streetcar (access required)

Less than 18 percent of registered voters in Boise turned out to vote in City Council elections Nov. 3, offering little insight into where city residents stand in the ongoing debate over a downtown streetcar project. Incumbents Maryanne Jordan and ...

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ICB shows growth in 3Q 2009 (access required)

Intermountain Community Bancorp showed strong deposit growth, lower loan delinquencies, improving asset quality, solid liquidity and capital ratios in the third quarter of ’09. “Commercial real estate loans grew to 24.6 percent of the portfolio, up $33 million from the ...

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FEMA campaign touts flood insurance benefits (access required)

The Federal Emergency Management Agency recently launched a campaign to inform homeowners and business owners about flooding dangers, and opportunities to reduce risk by buying federally backed flood insurance coverage. Businesses can realize significant savings if they purchase flood insurance ...

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U.S. Geothermal gets green light on E. Oregon power plant (access required)

A geothermal power plant being developed by U.S. Geothermal in eastern Oregon has received approval from county planners, the Boise-based company reported on Nov. 3. The conditional use permit, which would allow construction of the 22 megawatt capacity Neal Hot ...

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Meridian development waits on backburner (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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Conference set to connect small biz with government, corporate buyers (access required)

Small business owners interested in working with government and corporate buyers are invited to attend the 21st annual Idaho Business Opportunity Conference, scheduled for Nov. 4 at the Nampa Civic Center from 7:30 a.m. till 3 p.m. Sponsored in large ...

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Building Permits (access required)

BUILDING PERMITS CITY OF BOISEPERMIT/TYPE    OWNER    BUILDER    LOCATION    VALUE01085-alteration    Phillip W Chou    not listed    305 N 9th St    22,88001799-alteration    not listed    Golden West Advertising    3977 W State St    3,61501643-alteration    Phi LLC    not listed    818 W Ann Morrison Park Dr    3,80001685-alteration   ...

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Cascade Bancorp told to halt dividend payments, reorganize debt (access required)

The Federal Reserve on Oct. 28 ordered Cascade Bancorp, the parent of Bank of the Cascades, to halt payment of dividends and submit a plan to repay outstanding debt. The Fed said the actions were part of a written agreement ...

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The aroma from this kitchen is that of job skills as well as good food (access required)

Kitchens bring us together. Kitchens nourish us. Kitchens let us shed the weight of the world and lose ourselves in the things in life that really matter. At Life's Kitchen in Boise, however, the kitchen is a place where kids ...

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