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A word with Wyatt Schroeder of CATCH (access required)

Wyatt Schroeder is the executive director of CATCH, a Boise group that was formed in 2006 to end family homelessness in the Treasure Valley. Schroeder joined CATCH a year ago. The agency, which is supported by private grants, individual gifts, ...

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Boise-based company expects rapid growth after Apple partnership (access required)

A Boise company that is working with Apple expects to grow by about 150 percent this year. Mobility Help Desk is a Mobility As A Service, or MAAS, provider founded in 2009. MAAS is a wireless system that allows a ...

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Mountain America uses biometric system to secure its mobile app

Folks driving past the Garden City branch of Mountain America Credit Union may be caught off guard by the new advertising. Squeezed between the ads for various credit services is a description for one of the company’s newest services – ...

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Idaho sees large increase in small business lending in 2015 (access required)

Small business lending grew substantially over 2015 as the economy continued to recover and increased optimism led to new borrowing. The number of the most common type of small business loans, the SBA (7a), increased by 57 percent in Idaho’s biggest district, ...

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The time is right for low-water fixtures in Idaho (access required)

All is not so good when it comes to water in Idaho. Groundwater reserves, contained in layers of rock known as aquifers, peaked in the 1950s and have been dropping ever since. It looks like some of the other water-related ...

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New administration could change course of proposed OSHA rules (access required)

In fighting against proposed federal rules meant to curtail work-site exposures to certain harmful substances, trades groups are hoping to get a little help from the next occupant of the White House. The Occupational Health and Safety Administration has proposed ...

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Idaho doctor: Legislative inaction has killed 1,000 Idahoans

The Statehouse was teeming with physicians, city officials and citizens for the first Idaho Senate hearing on a bill to expand Medicaid to 78,000 uninsured Idahoans Feb. 2. Sen. Dan Schmidt, D-Moscow, brought two bills before the Senate Health and ...

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