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Middle market shaken, but not broken, by COVID-19

Each quarter, to understand what impact current macroeconomic conditions and government policies have on the business environment, KeyBank surveys 400 middle-market business owners and executives — defined as those in the $10 million to $2 billion range. U.S. business community ...

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Finding a transportation solution we can all support

At the Aug. 4, 2020, Idaho Business Review Breakfast Series forum, “Idaho on the Move…Transportation Trends,” Boise State University’s Idaho Policy Institute shared the results of an update to a 2011 study, “Modernizing Transportation Funding in Idaho.” Working with a group ...

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App points Craters of the Moon tourists to middle of nowhere

Yellowstone isn’t the only National Park Service location that suffers from mapping app mislocation. For at least the last two years, Google has been dropping the pin for Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve on a lonely expanse of ...

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Schools in COVID-19 hot spots should begin with remote learning

As positivity rates of the dangerous COVID-19 virus continue to increase in many Idaho communities, the course of action for public schools in those areas is clear — school buildings in communities considered “hot spots” should remain closed and districts ...

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Tips for business owners attending virtual networking events

In April, the Idaho Department of Labor reported a historic high for the state’s unemployment rate, rising to 11.6%. Given the rise in unemployment in Idaho alone, business leaders began searching for new ways to job-hunt. In an era where ...

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Small business helps Idaho recover from COVID-19 recession

When economies recover from a recession, who is the “culprit”? Here’s a clue: In June, U.S. small businesses added nearly 1 million jobs[i]. And yet civic officials deem them unimportant to economic recovery? Let that sink in. Who has led ...

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Planning for an in-person fall at the University of Idaho

It happens every year: Come August, the University of Idaho springs to life as students and faculty return for fall classes in Moscow and at our centers around the state. We are looking forward to that return of students this ...

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