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Record number of Idaho businesses make Inc. 5000 list (access required)

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Eight Idaho businesses have made significant revenue growth in the past few years, which has propelled them onto the 2020 Inc. 5000 list, a prestigious list of the fastest-growing privately held small businesses in the U.S. Medical Information Software Technology ...

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Best Western Plus Coeur d’Alene Inn wins Tripadvisor award (access required)

COEUR D’ALENE — Best Western Plus Coeur d’Alene Inn is again being recognized as a Tripadvisor’s Travelers’ Choice. J.J. Jaeger, president, said it is because of great ownership and the great staff who work at the hotel. “We’ve had (staff) ...

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Event planning in 2020: Leveraging technology for virtual events

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When Idaho shut down in March, many event organizers were left scrambling. The normal ways of doing business were curtailed. It was time to get creative. Boise Startup Week almost immediately shifted to a virtual platform, though the details of ...

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‘Pass It On:’ Columbia Bank puts businesses back to work (access required)

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, after the northwest banking company had given almost a billion dollars in Paycheck Protection Program loans, Columbia Bank started its Pass It On Project, a partnership with businesses in Idaho, Oregon and Washington, ...

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Soldier Mountain to open new mountain bike park Saturday (access required)

FAIRFIELD — After several years of planning and seeking approvals, Soldier Mountain intends to open its brand new lift-access mountain bike park on Saturday, Aug. 8. “There’s something there for all skill levels,” said Paul Alden, interim general manager, referring ...

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Downtown Boise may challenge alternative transportation users, but City Go panelists assert that they are undeterred (access required)

Boise has a number of alternative transportation avenues in addition to people driving their own cars, but each method has its own challenges, according to alternative transportation advocates at a recent panel discussion. Lisa Brady, Jordan Morales, Russ Stoddard and ...

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Stacey Katseanes Satterlee, 2020 Women of the Year

Executive Director Idaho Grain Producers Association   An alfalfa farm girl at heart, Stacey Katseanes Satterlee didn’t set out to be a leader in agriculture, but a spontaneous internship led to 10 years working in DC which propelled her into ...

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Trillitye Paullin, 2020 Women of the Year

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Quality Assurance Manager / Founder & CEO Darigold / Free to Feed   It’s 4:30 a.m. and Trillitye Paullin and her family are starting the day. Paullin will work at Darigold from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m., where she manages ...

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Kim Kaine, 2020 Women of the Year

Marketing & Business Development Manager Hawley Troxell   Despite entering a male-dominated industry 33 years ago, an unexpected first job would give Kim Kaine the confidence and mentorship necessary for her career. Kaine had not planned on entering commercial real ...

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