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Accomplished Under 40 event celebrates 20th anniversary

2019 Accomplished Under 40 honorees

More than 300 people attended this year’s Accomplished Under 40 dinner and award reception, which honored 40 Idaho business people less than 40 years old for their achievements in business and philanthropy. Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the event was held ...

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Idaho credit unions show robust first-quarter results (access required)

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Credit union financial reports for the first quarter were solid, with Idaho ranking first in the nation for asset growth at 6.2%. Lynn Heider, vice president of public relations for the Northwest Credit Union Association, which represents Idaho credit unions, ...

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Does new construction pay for itself? Yes, an economist says (access required)

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Not everyone is happy with Ada County’s burgeoning growth. Homeowners faced with rising taxes to pay for infrastructure such as roads and schools, as well as increased city services, often complain that growth should pay for itself. But, by and ...

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Kuna considers resurrecting urban renewal district

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In an effort to improve its infrastructure to attract business, Kuna is looking at a number of mechanisms to raise funding, including resurrecting an urban renewal agency. Kuna set up the urban renewal agency in 2011 in response to bills ...

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Idaho laws are grounding drone business, owners report (access required)

Idaho could be a market leader in drones and other unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), but state and local laws get in the way. That was one conclusion of the Idaho Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Situational Awareness Workshop, sponsored by the ...

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