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

Boise Cascade planning to go public (access required)

Boise Cascade LLC is planning to go back to the New York Stock Exchange, with an initial public offering seeking up to $200 million. The privately held wood products and building materials company based in Boise is planning to rename ...

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Investment fund launches for ranches (access required)

Idaho’s real estate market is picking up the pieces from the bubble that burst in 2008. But a recently launched investment fund, Sporting Ranch Capital, is looking to profit from acquiring, improving and reselling ranch properties in the Intermountain West. ...

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Survey says Idaho’s Medicaid claims system improved (access required)

A new report from the Idaho Legislature’s watchdog shows that the state’s Medicaid claims-processing system, which had a host of problems when it came online in mid-2010, has continued to improve. The Medicaid Management Information System had fewer than 5,000 ...

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Project Update: Union Square Apartments

Tenants should be moving into the first 36 apartments in Union Square Apartments in mid-December. The complex’s common area, including a gym and pool, will be ready at that time. All 126 units, ranging from one to three bedrooms, are ...

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Residential builders see increase in work (access required)

The construction industry is still regaining its footing in the wake of the recession. However, one segment appears to be more stable than others. Residential business, according to the Associated General Contractors of America, has improved 21 percent thus far ...

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INL has 365th fastest supercomputer (access required)

Idaho National Laboratory’s Fission supercomputer was one of the 100 fastest in the world just 17 months ago, but in an era of constant technological improvements, it has dropped to 365th on the latest Top500 list released Nov. 12 by ...

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Pocatello airport using government grant for bigger planes (access required)

Fifty-seat jets have replaced the 30-seat turboprops that used to take off every day from Pocatello Regional Airport, thanks to a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The jets take off every morning for Salt Lake City and land ...

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ZoomCare enters urgent care market (access required)

ZoomCare, a network of urgent care health centers in Oregon and Washington, has opened its first Idaho location in Boise and plans to expand. The health care provider differentiates itself by offering a flat rate of $105 for most visits. ...

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Project Update: JUMP (access required)

Work continues on Jack’s Urban Meeting Place’s underground garage. It should be almost completed by the end of the year, though it won’t be finished until the facility opens in the summer of 2014. The $70 million downtown Boise project ...

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