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Buried treasure found in Caldwell’s Indian Creek

A tributary of the Boise River, Indian Creek lay buried beneath concrete in Caldwell since the early 1950s. That is until 2009, when a revitalization project to restore Indian Creek exposed the waterway to daylight again and introduced suspended bridges, ...

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Seattle firm offers free software for newly remote companies (access required)

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A Seattle-based company with ties to Idaho is offering 90 days of free use of its virtual private network product to companies that suddenly have employees working from home. Tempered makes VPN hardware and software that provides a more secure way ...

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Idaho financial institutions deal with COVID-19 coronavirus (access required)

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In response to COVID-19, a number of banks and credit unions are taking steps to protect their customers and employees, including converting to drive-thru only, limiting hours and closing some branches. “We are hearing from both credit unions and banks ...

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Micron announces results, $35 million COVID-19 donation (access required)

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Boise-based chipmaker Micron Technology, which has been near the forefront of Idaho companies in terms of COVID-19 coronavirus prevention, announced earnings that the company said were on the higher end of the range despite the pandemic. “While the current quarter ...

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Clearview Cleaners offers jobs to laid-off hotel workers (access required)

The main Garden City facility of Clearview Cleaning Services.

The middle two weeks of March were the beginning of the hotel apocalypse in Boise. Lodging businesses starting to lay off their staff because of plummeting occupancy rates. Cleaning crews are usually the first to go because their staffing levels ...

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Boise businesses rally to get toilet paper for St. Luke’s (access required)

Adam Altweis of the Inn at 500 Capitol and a case of toilet paper.

Across the country, toilet paper has become a scarce commodity — a major challenge for hospitals and health clinics. Matt Stevens is one of the people who makes sure that St. Luke’s Boise Medical Center stays stocked with supplies, but on ...

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