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Treefort postponing music festival to September due to coronavirus concerns

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In response to concerns about the COVID-19 coronavirus, the Treefort Music Fest and its ancillary conferences, including Hackfort, are being postponed until Sept. 23-27. “We have been monitoring Coronavirus (COVID-19) and have been in constant contact with The City of ...

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Economist Eliot Eisenberg: Idaho housing underbuilt (access required)

Speaker Eliot Eisenberg (left) and IFHA executive director Gerald Hunter (right) at the 2020 IHFA conference.

Eliot Eisenberg, the nationally-syndicated “bowtie economist,” said that there is no good economic reason not to build more housing in Idaho. Eisenberg was one of the keynote speakers at the 2020 Idaho Housing and Finance Association Conference, held at the ...

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Post Falls hospital introduces surgery with 3D robotic microscopy (access required)

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Northwest Specialty Hospital in Post Falls recently acquired a new 3D robotic microscopy tool for surgery and it has already saved one man’s arm and spine. Paul Huling, 53, a former police officer who works for the Shoshone County public ...

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Whitetail expands into Idaho (access required)

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A top realty firm using a remote-only business model is moving into Idaho. Whitewater Properties, a leading recreational land firm, announced on March 2 their expansion into Idaho and neighboring markets. Whitetail boasts sales of over $1.3 billion annually across ...

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Xerox continues pursuit of HP acquisition (access required)

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The “rough wooing” of Xerox and HP continues, with Xerox raising its tender offer to $24 per share and providing a slate of directors for HP shareholders to elect who would be more amenable to the merger. For its part, ...

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More Idaho institutions take COVID-19 risk reduction measures

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In what may be the beginning of a trend, Idaho hospitals, schools and municipalities have begun to take their own measures to slow the spread of COVID-19. Bingham Healthcare, the largest health network in eastern Idaho, announced on March 6 that ...

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