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Author Archives: Catie Clark

Biz ‘Bite:’ Ada County house prices fall — slightly (access required)

Read More IBR Headlines According to Boise Regional Realtors (BRR), the median sales price for homes in Ada County was $565,000 in August, down 4.2% from July but 6.6% higher than August 2021. Higher mortgage interest rates and higher home ...

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Biz ‘Bite:’ One in five Idaho student loan holders are 50 or older (access required)

Read More IBR Headlines 21.05% of all Idaho holders of student loan debt are at or above the age of 50, according to data from the Enterprise Data Warehouse, publicly available through the Federal Student Aid office of the U.S. ...

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Is Idaho a good place to work? Report says no (access required)

Read More IBR Headlines In its 2022 survey of the best places to work, Oxfam America found that the best state for worker rights and protections was Oregon. Next door in Idaho, Oxfam ranked Idaho at 43rd. Oxfam America is ...

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Micron has a blast breaking ground for new Boise fab (access required)

In a town where groundbreaking ceremonies seem to have become a sport of one-upmanship between developers, Micron Technology stole the prize for the showiest groundbreaking to date in Treasure Valley. The firm broke the area’s notoriously tough subsurface basalt with ...

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Biz ‘Bite:’ The invasion of burger franchises continues (access required)

As the invasion of the burger franchises continues in Idaho, the opening of the Logan, Utah In-N-Out Burger made headlines in eastern Idaho in mid-August, cutting the pilgrimage miles from college town Pocatello to the nearest In-N-Out by 25 miles. ...

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ULI tells Garden City to remake streetscapes to remake a neighborhood (access required)

An Urban Land Institute (ULI) panel recommended remaking the Garden City neighborhood south of the Greenbelt through streetscape changes along with preserving existing affordable housing and the area’s eclectic mixed retail, residential and industrial uses, and preserving the Greenbelt. Invited ...

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