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Creating a business on corn mazes and pumpkin patches (access required)

Running an agritourism business takes a special kind of person. “We really do better talking to the cows than to other people,” laughed Laura Johnson, bureau chief for marketing and development at the Idaho State Department of Agriculture. “There are ...

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Boise finalizes creation of Bernadine Quinn Riverside Park (access required)

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With COVID-19 giving all of us interaction-starved Idahoans a new appreciation for Boise’s parks, improvements to those parks are continuing apace despite the epidemic. “We didn’t slow down over here,” said Doug Holloway, director of parks and recreation for the ...

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Boise mayor to issue order making face coverings mandatory

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The mayor of Idaho’s largest city said Thursday that she will sign a public health emergency order requiring face coverings in all indoor and outdoor public places. Boise Mayor Lauren McLean cited the significant increase in ...

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IBM Watson Health: Saint Alphonsus ranks top 15 in nation (access required)

The Boise-headquartered Saint Alphonsus Health System has been named one of the top 15 health systems in the United States by IBM Watson Health. The rankings in the yearly study of U.S. health care issued by IBM Watson Health are considered ...

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Idaho Business Review launches weekly webinar series (access required)

On Thursday, July 9 at 2 p.m., the Idaho Business Review will kick off the first installment of its first live webinar series, Idaho Business Now. The segments will be co-hosted by the Idaho Business Review’s Kim Burgess, Editor, and ...

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Idaho company bonds on list for federal buyback program (access required)

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The Federal Reserve is buying up corporate debt, which will help firms that do business in Idaho maintain their cash liquidity despite the COVID-19 economic downturn. The Fed announced in late March that it would, for the first time in ...

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Zillow now displays LGBT non-discrimination laws on homes (access required)

Zillow is offering new data on local LGBT legal protections on its home search site. The data-powered resource will help people see whether for-sale and rental listings are in communities where state and local regulations explicitly protect individuals who identify as ...

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Latest in retail: Chuck E. Cheese, GNC file for Chapter 11 (access required)

The retail bankruptcies just keep coming. Chuck E. Cheese and GNC are the latest victims, with both filing for Chapter 11 and announcing store closures this past week. They join a laundry list of businesses that are struggling to reorganize ...

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The millennials are coming to Boise (access required)

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Boise is one of the cities that’s attracting millennials, landing at No. 25 on a list of top places for that demographic. The study by e-commerce financial services company SmartAsset used the most recently available Census Bureau 1-year American Community Survey ...

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