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Kroll opens new assisted living facility (access required)

Linda Hanes Kroll has opened Grace Assisted Living in Nampa. The elder-care facility is located across the street from Liberty Park and is just down the street from the Nampa Recreation Center. Kroll began her career in the ’70s, working ...

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Foundation makes housing donation (access required)

Wells Fargo Housing Foundation has donated $10,000 to the Idaho Development and Housing Organization Inc. (IDAHO) to assist low-income families with achieving homeownership in Canyon County. IDAHO Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing low-income and homeless persons, potentially ...

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John L. Scott unveils foundation website (access required)

SEATTLE, Wash. – J. Lennox Scott, chairman and CEO of John L. Scott Real Estate, headquartered in Seattle with offices in the Treasure Valley, has announced the launch of the new John L. Scott Foundation website, which is dedicated to ...

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Idaho Housing boosts price, income limits (access required)

IBR Staff Report The Idaho Housing and Finance Association has raised its home-price and income limits to provide additional buying opportunities as home prices rise. Qualified borrowers considering an IHFA loan can purchase homes priced at up to $200,000 in ...

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BBB seeks Integrity Counts! nominees (access required)

IBR Staff Report The Better Business Bureau of Southwest Idaho has begun accepting nominations for its 2005 Integrity Counts! awards, to be presented next October. Nominations will be accepted through June 3 for businesses “that maintain a solid commitment to ...

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NNU students to meet with Warren Buffet (access required)

IBR Staff Report About 40 business students at Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa are to visit with famed investor Warren Buffet, chairman of Omaha, Neb.-based Berkshire Hathaway Inc., next month. Bill Russell, professor of law and business ethics at NNU, ...

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Westmark C.U. to build branch at Silverstone (access required)

IBR Staff Report A 3,500-square foot Westmark Credit Union branch office is slated for the SilverStone development, on Eagle Road south of Overland Road, Meridian. Construction of the building and three-lane drive-through facility is expected to start in early June ...

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U.S. News article praises Idaho tech, entrepreneurs (access required)

IBR Staff Report U.S. News & World Report touted Idaho’s entrepreneurs in a story written for its March 21 issue. “The surge (of entrepreneurialism) is being seen in some perhaps unlikely places, such as Idaho,” the article said. “This sparsely ...

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Tamarack puts more residential lots up for sale (access required)

IBR Staff Report Tamarack Resort has announced plans for two offerings of residential real estate at the resort, being developed near Donnelly. Estate lots, resort-built chalets, townhomes, and custom chalet lots will be offered in Tamarack’s “Whitewater 2.2 Release,” scheduled ...

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WGI net rises 22% in '04 as firm forges alliances (access required)

IBR Staff Report Washington Group International Inc. has reported higher earnings for its fiscal year and its fourth quarter. WGI reported a 22 percent increase in net income for the year, to $51.1 million or $1.86 per diluted share, compared ...

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