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Regulation stretches the Idaho outdoors industry to its limits (access required)

A largely quiet group of Idaho outfitters and guides stirred to life when a speaker at their annual meeting hit a soft spot: the minimum wage. Earlier this year, President Obama issued an executive order raising the minimum wage for ...

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Small business lending (access required)

Small business lending All businesses start out small, and in order for those businesses to thrive, they need cash. For some it’s $1,000 to buy a computer; for others it’s $1 million to build a store. In the quest for ...

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Idaho’s dairy industry quietly grows (access required)

Introduction: A quiet but mighty dairy industry Idaho farms received $2.42 billion from dairy sales in 2012. The state’s dairy industry is bigger even than Idaho’s famous potato industry, which brought in roughly $964 million that same year, and it ...

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Data breaches and customer information (access required)

Panelists Joy Rogers, E-Services banking manager, Mountain West Bank Don Bush, vice president of marketing, Kount CeCe Gassner, counsel, Perkins Coie Terry Grogan, security consultant, Fisher’s Technology Mark Wennstrom, Regional director of information technology, Saint Alphonsus Health System Introduction: Minimizing the risk Issues of information ...

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Meeting seniors’ evolving needs (access required)

Each quarter, Idaho Business Review and the law firm of Holland & Hart bring experts to the table to discuss topical issues of concern. Introduction The United States is aging rapidly. In the next 15 years, the percentage of the population older ...

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Idaho program readies golfers for the business of the game (access required)

Thousands of golfers around the country are living the dream by making a living in the sport they love. And hundreds of those golf professionals are graduates of The University of Idaho’s Professional Golfers’ Association Golf Management program. The program ...

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Boise honors LDS temple, 3 other projects for building excellence (access required)

The City of Boise recognized four recent construction projects for building excellence in sustainability, fire and life safety, and accessibility at a May 15 ceremony. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints won the overall award, as well as ...

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Medical suppliers scramble to keep up with surging Medicare audits (access required)

Brownfield’s Prosthetics and Orthotics employee Melanie Stohner is much busier than she used to be. She handles billing, compliance and accreditation for the Boise medical equipment supplier, and since January, she’s been working weekends. The workload explosion comes not from ...

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Quilting together a busy trade in sewing supplies (access required)

Growing up in Arco, population 1,000, Laura Reardon bought her fabric at the same place she bought her cowboy boots. Patty Hinkel selected her sewing materials from a small section of a department store in Billings, Mont. Now the pair ...

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