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Idaho customers flock to new pot shop on Oregon-Idaho border

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ONTARIO, Ore. (AP) — Idaho customers gave a new marijuana dispensary just across the Oregon-Idaho state line a booming first day in business. When the store called Weedology opened Friday, customers from Idaho had been waiting in line for more ...

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Feds pay $24 million to Idaho ag operations over trade war

The federal government has paid $24 million to Idaho farms and dairies in an effort to help them survive financial losses caused by President Donald Trump’s trade wars. But farmers and industry leaders across the state say the payments — ...

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Paid administrative leave adds up for Idaho state employees

Paid administrative leave among Idaho state employees over 11 months cost the state about $2 million, a newspaper investigation has found. The Idaho Press reports in a story on Sunday that nearly 3,000 state employees were on paid administrative leave ...

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Study: Boise named the No. 7 city for retirement

Boise is in the top 10 on a national senior housing referral service’s annual list of America’s top cities for retirement in 2019. In a new study done by SeniorAdvice.com, the City of Trees ranked as the seventh best mid-sized ...

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Expansion underway at Touchmark community

Touchmark at Meadow Lake Village in Meridian showed off its 39-home new addition on July 23 with an open house and neighborhood block party — celebrating another addition to the valley-wide trend of upscale senior-living developments. The attached cottages are designed ...

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Growing Moscow tech firm expands business with new HQ

MOSCOW – A technology employer focused on data-driven software to drive economic prosperity for its customers is doing some serious economic development of its own in the coming year. Labor analytics firm Emsi said July 26 that it will build ...

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2019 Top Projects finalists announced

Correction: This article has been updated with the correct date for the Top Projects awards event, Sept. 19 and updates to the list of finalists. Idaho has changed and grown dramatically in the last 15 years, and 2018 was no ...

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Women’s Business Center formally announced (access required)

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The Idaho Women’s Business Center (WBC) held its official ribbon-cutting in the Idaho Statehouse on July 19, though that won’t be the location of any of the facilities. “Today we had the inaugural ceremony for the reestablishment of the Idaho ...

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Planned Idaho Falls event center has a naming partner (access required)

IDAHO FALLS – The Idaho Falls Auditorium District is getting closer to its fundraising goal to build an events center with the announcement of a naming rights agreement with Mountain America Credit Union. With the credit union purchase of the ...

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