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A lifelong resident of the Pacific Northwest, Brooke Strickland is a full time freelance writer & social media specialist that specializes in writing blogs and other website content for local and national companies. She is also the co-author of Hooked on Games, a book about technology and video game addiction. View her website at:

The Harkness Hotel named December Small Business of the Month  (access required)

The Harkness Hotel, located in the historic 1906 state bank and mercantile building in the heart of McCammon, is a small luxury boutique hotel rich with architectural detail and beauty. After extensive renovation, the 10-room hotel with onsite spa opened ...

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Custom RV storage and park coming to Mountain Home  (access required)

Read More IBR Headlines The city of Mountain Home will gain a new custom RV storage and park at a lot near exit 95. Ryan Rodney, owner of Mountainbound Custom Storage & RV Park, is planning the project, which will ...

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Share Farm selected for Partner to Empower Program in Idaho  (access required)

Brookfield Properties’ Partner to Empower program recently selected Share Farm to open a new brick-and-mortar location at Boise Towne Square.   Share Farm’s mission is to improve small farm distribution, agronomic practices, quality and food safety management to bring farm ...

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NSF awards $5M to support computer science and engineering education at Idaho colleges  (access required)

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently awarded $5 million to encourage the growth and success of engineering and computer science education in Idaho.  Boise State University (BSU) researchers are planning to form a higher education consortium around southern Idaho with ...

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Grant money to help agriculture expand through southwestern Idaho  (access required)

A $300,000 grant, spread across three years, was recently awarded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of Urban Agriculture and Innovation Production to fund Idaho’s Pleasant Valley Farm project, which sits under the Global Gardens umbrella at Jannus Inc. The ...

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Dragon Fly Tarps named Small Business of the Month   (access required)

Dragon Fly Tarps is rooted in a love for the great outdoors. The company, which creates tarps/awnings for outdoor activities, began in 2003, when owner Matt Nelson saw the need for a product that would be more versatile and offer ...

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Northwest Nazarene University to launch new concentration in engineering (access required)

Northwest Nazarene University (NNU) recently announced that pending final approval it will launch a new track of its ABET-accredited Bachelor of Science degree in engineering program in August 2023.   This new program will specialize in semiconductor technology, providing training in ...

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5 ways to infuse charitable giving into your event (access required)

The world has been experiencing a variety of upsetting and traumatic circumstances. Because of this, businesses and individuals alike are looking for ways they can impart hope or give to a cause that matters to them. As you are planning ...

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ODIN Works’ OTR-15 named ‘Coolest Thing Made in Idaho’  (access required)


The OTR-15 by Boise-based company ODIN Works has been named the “Coolest Thing Made in Idaho” through the contest put on by the Idaho Manufacturing Alliance (IMA). The ODIN Tactical Rifle, AR-15 (OTR-15) is the culmination of 10 years of ...

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