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Author Archives: Alx Stevens

Construction shines in this year’s Top Projects  (access required)

Construction professionals from many specialties celebrated successes Thursday night as Idaho Business Review (IBR) Top Projects speakers shared highlights from a year unlike any other seen before. “You have weathered the pandemic, and (the) election, labor shortages, supply chain issues, change orders and Zoom to get here. Just being here in ...

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A note from the editor Oct. 15

We totally didn’t plan this, but our focus this week encompasses more than agriculture. The Magic Valley area makes an appearance in three stories, with a new manufacturing facility (the first of its kind in the area), a large equipment acquisition ...

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Hemp manufacturer secures Jerome County location, over $3M in funding  (access required)

Hempitecture Inc. is closing in on its new Jerome County-based manufacturing plant following its recent location finalization and its nearly $3.7 million funding campaign, exceeding its goal by over $1 million. “The overwhelming response to our round I believe signals a strong interest and excitement in what ...

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A note from the editor Oct. 8

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Idaho’s notoriety in tech fields continues to grow with company expansions, product innovations and industry leadership, as is evidenced by this week’s focus section. While many have acknowledged the Boise area in particular is no Silicon Valley — and some would like to keep it that way — the Treasure Valley’s ...

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Idaho community celebrates 2021 Women of the Year 

Idaho Business Review’s 2021 Women of the Year event marked several “firsts” in its 16-year history. For the first time, the Woman of the Year chose to be recognized virtually, to keep her team and patients safe. This was the first time, since March’s beginning of the 2020 pandemic, ...

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A note from the editor Oct. 1

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Happy first day of October! I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve heard “I can’t believe it’s October,” including coming from me. We hope you all enjoy this month that promises beautiful fall colors, clear and sunny skies and opportunities ...

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Transportation representatives, partners cut ribbon for new electric buses  (access required)

Valley Regional Transit (VRT) has added four electric-powered buses to its Boise routes, and, during a mid-September ribbon-cutting event, hinted more are likely to come, and not just in Boise. City officials like Boise Mayor Lauren McLean and City Council ...

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