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GBAD chairman wants board to reverse vote on BCVB

The chairman of the Greater Boise Auditorium District is threatening to reverse his vote to give the Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau three additional months to sort out its future because of “uncovered information that was misrepresented or not presented.” ...

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Stress is still spelled s-t-r-e-s-s

The numbers add up – that’s what the economists will tell us. By taking the number of goods/sales, crops planted/crops harvested, homes repossessed/homes sold, contracts broken/contracts signed … you get the point, it adds up to show a less stressful ...

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Future of Eagle city hall uncertain

In Eagle, the future of City Hall remains in question, specifically because of its high operating costs. Now a task force is proposing four options that could save thousands of dollars annually. In 2009, Eagle was forced to slash its ...

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And you thought summer camp was for kids (access required)

Bloomberg is reporting that Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs is due to attend the annual Allen & Co. media conference in Sun Valley. The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is an annual conference hosted and wholly independently ...

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Multitaskers rejoice over new Apple iPhone 4 (access required)

Ben Quintana, the director of public relations for the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, is a proud multitasker. “I have to be,” said Quintana, who keeps his followers on Twitter and other social media up-to-date with photos and messages about ...

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Border battle crosses the line

Hundreds of immigrants have begun crossing the border from Canada into Idaho. They are hunkering down in the valley north of Moyes Springs, cultivating their “secret” plans to move into the state and find ways to cultivate drug and human ...

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Idaho farmers make room for alternative crops (access required)

This year stands out for Bill Meadows, who for 32 years has been paying farmers to grow oilseeds that he sells around the U.S. and internationally. “We have all-time-record acres of safflower, mustard and flax,” said Meadows, who owns Mountain ...

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