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Boise-based indieDwell announces new executive positions (access required)

Affordable housing innovator indieDwell Holdings Inc. has a new CEO. The company announced on March 10 that Christina Ortiz-Bluth will take over as CEO from co-founder Scott Flynn who will transition to a new role, Chief Impact Officer. Prior to ...

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A word with Alan Reed of Reed’s Dairy (access required)

Milk consumption has dropped throughout the country and many family dairy farms have gone out of business. Yet Reed’s Dairy is expanding. Reed’s Dairy is a family-owned business located on U.S. Highway 20 next to the Idaho Falls airport. The company ...

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Fund teaches entrepreneurs about funding strategies (access required)

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A Boise investment fund is telling startups how to fail, in hopes that they will succeed. Sage Growth Capital, a revenue-based fund paid back from revenues of the companies it invests in, held a seminar, Funding Fails, at Trailhead on ...

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Meridian opens $5.4 million fire station (access required)

Meridian Fire Station No. 6.

Meridian has a new fire station to serve the southern portion of the city. The City of Meridian held a ceremonial uncoupling of a fire hose on March 12 to mark the grand opening of their new fire station No. ...

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Idaho’s price gouging law in effect during the COVID-19 emergency

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, basic staples such as hand sanitizer, dried pasta and toilet paper have been in short supply, with many stores completely sold out of such necessities. But thanks to Idaho law, shoppers are protected from excessive ...

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Idaho COVID-19 cases continue to grow

Governor Brad Little signs the state emergency proclamation for COVID-19.

For a time, Idaho was among just five states without a confirmed case of COVID-19, but that run came to an end on March 13. Gov. Brad Little announced the state’s first positive test for the disease — a woman in her 50s ...

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“Mayor Tammy” named Idaho Woman of the Year at 2020 gala

Tammy de Weerd, the former mayor of Meridian, was named the Idaho Business Review’s Woman of the Year for 2020. She received her award at the climax of the 15th Women of the Year Gala on March 11 at the ...

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Idaho lawmakers eye fast exit if coronavirus hits Statehouse

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Gov. Brad Little and leaders in the Idaho House and Senate said Thursday they’ve made contingency plans for a hasty end to the legislative session should someone in the Statehouse get the new coronavirus. “The fact that we aggregate people ...

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Idaho Housing and Finance holds 2020 Conference (access required)

Keynote speakers Charlie Cook (left) and Eliot Eisenberg (right) at the 2020 IHFA Conference.

The Idaho Housing and Finance Association brought together an inventive mix of speakers, workshops, trade exhibitions and classes in Boise for their 2020 conference on March 2-3. “From what I’ve heard,” said Gerald Hunter, president and executive director of IHFA, ...

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