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A great LED project moves forward

With the flip of a switch, Boise Mayor Dave Bieter officially lit one of the largest LED street-lighting projects in the country on Jan. 7. This section of downtown lit up by the mayor was the historic Basque Block, between ...

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Businesses back texting while driving ban 

Idaho lawmakers probably won’t encounter much opposition to a bill that would ban texting while driving from many transportation-heavy businesses that fear for the safety of their own workers. “I definitely would agree with the ban on texting,” said Jeffrey ...

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Some stocks of Idaho interest post solid 2009 (access required)

Stock in Boise-based Micron Technology finished 2009 strongly in relation to its one-year price range, thanks in part to a favorable quarterly financial report recently. Utilities and a few wood products stocks of interest to Idaho investors also are trading ...

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Marketing 101 for the 2010s (access required)

With 2009 now mercifully behind us, it’s tempting to cast a jaundiced glance back at bank failures, layoffs and devastated stock values. Nobel laureate Paul Krugman, writing in the New York Times, did just that the other day, marking ‘09 ...

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Singing the Ada blues (The Longer View) (access required)

Dear Reader: This week we are pleased to offer the first column from our newest contributor — Steve Ahrens. Steve is a former political editor of the Idaho Statesman, and recently retired from running the Idaho Association of Commerce and ...

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Why I’m voting for Jerry Brady (Publisher’s Notes) (access required)

As a relatively new resident to Idaho (Dec. 2005), I’ve been trying to become more informed on the different candidates and how they think – specifically, the gubernatorial candidates. The bottom line: If U.S. Rep. Butch Otter represents a “trust ...

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The start of something important (access required)

You spend hours online each day, but your boss is 20 years older and doesn’t understand that all your Google time is saving him money. You showed him how to check the Dow with his Blackberry and how to sync ...

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Realtors against Prop 2 – A guest opinion (access required)

One of the core principles of the Idaho Association of REALTORS is the protection of private property rights. For decades we have been the leading voice for private property rights at the Legislature. Twelve years ago we drafted and helped ...

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Digging for dirt isn’t pretty (access required)

Five people associated with Hewlett-Packard were indicted last week for their role in an aggressive campaign to track down the source of internal leaks to the media. As a journalist, it’s pretty funny to watch. After all, the folks at ...

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