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Moving company finds places for technology — Focus (access required)

In some ways, the moving industry isn’t entirely suited to the gadgets of modern technology. “Not until a computer can carry furniture down the stairs for you,” said Ray Rice, vice president of operations for Air Van in Boise. In ...

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ITA helps drivers keep on truckin’ — Focus (access required)

Kathy Fowers, president of the Idaho Trucking Association, said the organization works for the betterment of the trucking industry – and in the process that benefits business and the public. The association includes about 250 members, and membership is by ...

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Safety first – 3 million miles and counting (access required)

Years ago, truck driver Jack Garner did not mind telling people what he does for a living. Now all he gets is negative feedback, he said, so he tells people who ask that he’s in transportation. “People don’t like truck ...

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Red Rock offers protection from fire’s fury (access required)

Protecting property from destruction by fire, while not relying on the regular grid for water and power, was a challenge, but a Caldwell company has done it. Red Rock Wildland Fire Systems is co-owned by Tony Stevenson, Sue Kemble and ...

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Golf course chef doesn’t just putter around in the kitchen — Focus (access required)

Like many boys growing up in Idaho, Aaron Horsewood of Middleton bucked hay on his parents’ ranch. At the same time, he learned the ins and outs of good cooking at his grandparents’ restaurant, Yellow Pine Lodge. Now, he’s an ...

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Get a piece of stimulus pie with help from GSA Results (access required)

The principals, president and associate of GSA Results know the ins and outs of Washington, D.C., and want to share what they know with area businessmen and women. One of the first gems they impart is this: the government pays ...

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Have aches and pains? Ascent Marketing’s Beaman Stauts may have an answer: her homemade remedies — Focus (access required)

After 4,000 pages of research and months of trial and error, Idaho entrepreneur Julie Beaman Stauts prepared to launch a company called Emulate in 2004. The business was, quite literally, born out of pain. “There are always people in pain. ...

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Business helps older people remain at home (access required)

More than 800 Home Instead Senior Care offices dot the globe, many of them in Japan, Australia and the United Kingdom. Now, an office has been opened in southwest Idaho at 3023 E. Copper Point Drive, Suite 111, in Meridian. ...

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Sun’s rays a big draw for Gemstone founders (access required)

Monelle Smith thinks the formula for starting a business is simple: “You need a brain, a computer and some business cards.” That was the case for her and her husband Ian when they launched Gemstone Media in Boise last summer. ...

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