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Brad Iverson-Long is a reporter for the Idaho Business Review, covering banks, financial services, technology and new business.

Project update: Regency at River Valley (access required)

The $25 million Regency at River Valley Apartments will soon start pre-leasing for its eventual 240 units that range from one to three bedrooms. The housing development, located directly north of The Village at Meridian on Eagle Road, should have ...

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Crapo supporting Hobby Lobby in health insurance case

Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo is one of 11 Republican congressmen that have signed onto friend-of-the-court briefs supporting Hobby Lobby Stores’ health insurance battle. Hobby Lobby is challenging the federal government’s requirement that employers offer health insurance coverage for services such ...

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Two Idaho chefs contending for James Beard Foundation awards (access required)

Two chefs in Idaho resort city restaurants are among the semifinalists for the Best Chef: Northwest award from the James Beard Foundation, one of the top prizes of the culinary world. Gary Kucy, chef at Rupert’s in the Hotel McCall ...

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Lawmakers take up beer, wine keg regulations (access required)

Beer and wine producers are hoping legislators will ease state laws that limit the size of kegs that can be sold. Beer and wine purveyors are pushing in different directions. Beer distributors want to sell smaller kegs to retail customers, ...

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Idaho Power, irrigators agree on suspending peak load shut-off program (access required)

Idaho Power, a water irrigators group and two environmental groups signed off on a settlement to suspend two programs that shut off irrigators’ pumps and some households’ air conditioners when the electric utility reaches a high demand for power. The ...

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Project Update: Icon Credit Union (access required)

Workers are at the framing stage and doing mechanical rough-in at a new Icon Credit Union branch in west Boise. The new, 3,500-square-foot branch will have a drive-thru lane and full banking services, including mortgage and consumer lending. Project manager ...

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Developer applies for more Whole Foods parking (access required)

A fenced-off patch of land south of the Whole Foods Market, tapped to be used as a multi-story mixed-use development, could first be turned into a temporary parking lot for grocery store workers. Schlosser Development, the developer behind the project ...

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Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau moving into Chamber of Commerce offices (access required)

The Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce and Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau are forming a strategic alliance that will include BCVB moving into the chamber’s downtown Boise offices. The agreement will also let the groups share resources as they try ...

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Commerce wants to close the deal (access required)

The Idaho Department of Commerce is leading an effort to create a $3 million deal-closing fund, which will add to the state’s economic development toolkit to entice companies to move to or grow in Idaho. Legislation setting up the fund ...

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Boise’s altitude was one draw for Davis Cup tennis matches (access required)

The American tennis officials who picked Boise to host a Davis Cup match in April say Boise has qualities that will help the Americans compete against Serbian players, but also help increase interest in the game of tennis. Boise beat ...

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