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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: brookestrickland.org

The importance of accessory dwelling units (access required)

With the cost of living increasing around the country and house prices continuing to rise, finding sustainable housing that is affordably priced is something very important for both individuals and families. Accessory dwelling units (ADUs) — often called guest houses ...

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ERTH Beverage Co. makes moves after $25K pitch competition win  (access required)

Boise’s own ERTH Beverage Company recently won Trailmix Pitch Competition’s grand prize of $25,000 and shelf space at Albertsons. The company, which was founded in 2018 by husband-and-wife team Eric and Sam Herrera, began as a small-scale side hustle. The original concept was to produce a medicinal syrup ...

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Experience the arts and culture of the Treasure Valley (access required)

When it comes to Idaho’s cultural opportunities, there is a multitude of enjoyable and enriching activities that continue to draw people in. Unfortunately, the pandemic impacted many of the organizations that provide the state’s residents and visitors with rich cultural ...

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Crave makes its mark in Idaho food service (access required)

Following successful launch of its collective, hospitality group licenses proprietary Crave Technology software to local providers Crave is making a big mark in the local dining scene in Idaho, largely due to the launch of its wildly successful virtual food ...

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New food concepts and trends abound in Idaho

The Treasure Valley is a hub of attractions — many of them culinary. Whether you are looking to grab a beer at one of the many breweries that are popping up in Boise, or you want to experience some of ...

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Saltzer Health growing despite health care challenges (access required)

It is no secret that the world of health care has been working hard to navigate difficult waters for the last year and a half. Yet, amid the incredible challenges that the health care industry is facing, both locally and ...

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Bindle app takes off in Idaho  (access required)

Bindle — a 15-month-old company — is helping bring people back together with its unique app that stores COVID vaccine records and test results. With the pandemic re-shaping the way that people socialize and interact in a shared space, the mobile vaccine passport platform is credited with simplifying the admission process when ...

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Idaho welcomes new franchises  (access required)

Idaho’s acclaimed strong economy and robust network of business resources make it a great place for franchise owners to open a business and thrive. The ongoing support that comes from corporate franchise networks is something that appeals to individuals who ...

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Joule Case brings emission-free energy to the event scene  (access required)

Following successfully powering a large Boise event, Joule Case is hoping to up its capabilities.  Joule Case has developed a one-of-a-kind battery system that serves as a reliable back-up energy source that can be used at home, while camping or to run gear for work. Most recently, ...

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IMA announces ‘Coolest Thing Made in Idaho’ winner (access required)

There are a lot of ‘cool’ things made in Idaho, but there is one company that stands apart this year. Idaho Manufacturing Alliance (IMA) recently congratulated the Atomic Potato Chip Company for winning this year’s Coolest Thing Made in Idaho contest.  Sponsored ...

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