Author Archives: Tara Roberts

With health care, big changes ahead for employers (access required)

Since the Supreme Court upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in June, businesses across Idaho have been adapting to a changed health care landscape and preparing for even bigger transformations. A few major changes are in store for ...

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Wood construction materials are traditional and green (access required)

Science fiction often imagines futuristic dwellings of plastic and steel, but many of today’s advanced, environmentally friendly homes are being built with something more familiar: wood. The idea of wood as a renewable resource is not new to many in ...

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Aviation housing development takes flight in Sandpoint (access required)

The homes planned for the SilverWing housing development in Sandpoint don’t have garages; they have airplane hangars. The 44-lot SilverWing stalled for several years during a dispute over Federal Aviation Administration rules. But its principal owner, Mike Mileski, said he ...

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Moscow business gives freelancers as-needed office space (access required)

Chris Aberle and Austin Storm can’t talk about their new business, Brick and Mortar, without repeating one word: community. Brick and Mortar, located in downtown Moscow, is a co-working space. Independent professionals or small businesses – such as IT consultants, ...

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Clearwater Valley wine businesses work together to market region (access required)

When Camas Prairie Winery owner Jeremy Ritter needed grapes for a batch of Riesling this year, he didn’t turn to the Tri-Cities vineyards he usually buys from. Instead, the Moscow winemaker bought two tons of fruit from Colter’s Creek Vineyards ...

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Compounding pharmacies balance patient needs, insurance coverage (access required)

The generic antacid Lansoprazole is often prescribed to infants with acid reflux, but the medication is only available in baby-unfriendly tablets or capsules. Compounding pharmacies offer patients another option: adapting the medication to fit specific needs. In one of these ...

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