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The Idaho survivors of the retail apocalypse

Macy’s rocked the world of retail on Feb. 4 when the company announced the closure of 125 additional stores and loss of 2,000 corporate positions. The flip side of this story is that, other than the shuttering of the Lewiston ...

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Alaska Airlines adds Boise-to-Everett service (access required)

An Alaska Airlines E175

Alaska Airlines announced on Feb. 5 that it will begin nonstop daily service between Boise and Paine Field in Everett, Washington. The once-a-day flight will operate year-round on an Embraer 175, beginning on June 18, 2020. Alaska’s Embraer 175 features ...

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U.S. News & World Report: Inn at 500 No. 1 in Idaho (access required)

Photo of the Inn at 500 Capital.

The Inn at 500 Capitol just received the No. 1 spot as the best hotel in Idaho from U.S. News & World Report, an international authority for industry and cultural rankings. The almost century-old periodical issued their 10th annual best ...

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Kuna P&Z approves 761-acre subdivision (access required)

The Kuna Planning and Zoning Commission, from left to right: John Laraway, Cathy Gealy, Lee Young, and Dana Hennis.

KUNA – The City of Kuna Planning and Zoning Commission approved the annexation, planned unit development, preliminary plat, development agreement and design review for the 761-acre master-planned Spring Rock subdivision at their Jan. 28 meeting – but that approval came only ...

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Chris Roth is the new CEO of St. Luke’s Health System (access required)

Chris Roth officially became the new president and CEO of St. Luke’s Health System on Feb. 1, replacing Dr. David Pate, who retired after a 10-year tenure. “St. Luke’s is such a valued community asset,” Roth said. “I appreciate the ...

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Caldwell breaks ground on new fire station (access required)

photo of the groundbreaking ceremony for Caldwell Fire Station No. 3.

CALDWELL — Businesses and residents north of the interstate here will soon have their own fire station. The City of Caldwell broke ground on Jan. 28 for its third fire station. The groundbreaking drew a crowd of just over 70 despite ...

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Ball Ventures Ahlquist announces Caldwell development

artist rendering of an industrial building at the North Ranch Business Park in Caldwell

Ball Ventures Ahlquist announced the creation of a new 114-acre mixed-use development in Caldwell on Jan. 21. The North Ranch Business Park will be just past the Flying J truck stop, to the east of the Franklin Road interchange on ...

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$50 million apartment project coming to downtown Boise

The construction site at 323 W. Broad St. in Downtown Boise.

A $50 million apartment project is coming to 323 W. Broad St. in downtown Boise – with some twists to its financing. Roundhouse, the developer, broke ground on the 161-unit Cartee building even before the loan was secured, according to Jonathan Lee of George Smith ...

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Boise Airport sets passenger record (access required)

At a time when Boise keeps setting new records for growth, the Boise Airport is no exception. The state’s largest commercial airport set its own record for 2019 with over 4.1 million passengers traveling through BOI. This number of travelers ...

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