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Emmett sawmill operations suspended, projects planned (access required)

The Emerald Forest Products sawmill, opened in Emmett in May 2010, is shutting down temporarily, displacing 45 workers. Emerald Forest Products Inc. said the mill has not been able to reach targeted production levels, though operational improvements have been made ...

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Health and Welfare sued over layoffs The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare is being sued by five former workers who say they were laid off because they were closer to retirement and had higher wages than their colleagues. The ...

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National group pushes for paid time off (access required)

A nonprofit organization that has been pushing in court for Milwaukee workers to receive guaranteed paid time off for illness is conceding the local battle – for now. But 9to5, National Association of Working Women will keep lobbying for a ...

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Syringa Bancorp announces $10.7M in investor commitments (access required)

Boise-based Syringa Bancorp, recently under regulatory scrutiny and struggling to raise capital, now has $10.7 million in investor commitments in escrow. The money is targeted for investment in Syringa Bancorp common stock and the purchase of certain classified assets of ...

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Companies on the move choose Colorado Springs over Boise (access required)

In the first quarter of this year six companies courted by the Colorado Springs Regional Economic Development Corp. either moved to Colorado Springs or expanded their presence in the city. Four companies chose to move to Colorado Springs over competing ...

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Foreclosure reform on Idaho horizon (access required)

A foreclosure-reform law slated to take effect in Idaho Sept. 1 clarifies the process for homeowners and imposes new requirements on lenders. Along with a default notice, the lender will have to provide a written notice of the potential ramifications ...

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