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The truth behind 5 credit union myths  (access required)

On Oct. 20, credit unions worldwide celebrate the credit union movement with International Credit Union (ICU) Day. The day focuses on celebrating and raising awareness of the work credit unions and financial cooperatives do to help people around the world ...

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Idaho’s broadband infrastructure is lacking (access required)

As school board members, we are invested in preparing students to enter the world and believe their success is not only critical for them, but also for the health of our communities. We are lucky to have passionate and excellent ...

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Idaho teachers need wider range of support from the state (access required)

For many years, Idaho’s policymakers have attempted to address problems related to “the teacher pipeline” by focusing on recruitment: reducing professional certification requirements, increasing ‘alternative route’ teacher preparation programs and providing one-time incentives like Senate Bill 1290, which distributes payments ...

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A note from the editor Oct. 14 (access required)

Did you see we have more than a few tech pieces this week? In addition to our articles featured in our technology focus section — with a first-of-its-kind machine at Idaho National Laboratory to a 3D product configuration company — we ...

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Advice for hiring a freelancer  (access required)

The past two years have left a lasting impact on small businesses — from extended labor shortages and inflation to supply chain issues that have shattered “the old ways” of doing business. In an uncertain economy, freelancers can be a ...

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Making tomorrow better for the next generation of legal professionals (access required)

You may have heard the term “next generation law firm” floating around. But what does that really mean? Numerous psychological studies show that prioritizing work-life balance pays off for both employers and employees. Nearly 80% of employees have experienced burnout ...

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4 tips to help Latina business owners achieve success (access required)

As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage month this year, it’s a good time to recognize the many contributions of Hispanic small business owners. And there truly are many. According to the 2021 LDC U.S. Latino GDP Report, Latinos contributed $2.7 trillion ...

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A note from the editor Sept. 16 (access required)

Is it just me, or are there a lot of events happening? I’ve got some highlights from a few I’ve recently attended:  The current commute from Caldwell into Boise, which is currently about 45 minutes, is projected to increase to ...

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Prepare local students for the future with hands-on internships (access required)

The days of coffee-running interns are over, or at least, they should be. Since COVID-19, internship rates dropped 30-40% after many companies discontinued their internship programs during 2020 and 2021. Yet, internships are still highly recommended or required for undergraduate ...

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