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Women’s Business Center picks out its new locations

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Idaho Women’s Business Center sites will be located across the state through 2020, according to more detailed information about the project from the organizer. The Small Business Administration announced June 17 that it had agreed to fund two Women’s Business ...

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Potato, onion growers merge sales, marketing (access required)

RUPERT – Two Idaho-based growers and shippers said they will team their sales and marketing departments to promote commodities that are popular items in produce aisles: potatoes and onions. The agreement between The Mart Group and ProSource is scheduled to ...

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Relicensing process continues for Idaho Power’s Hells Canyon Complex (access required)

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Idaho Power is still in the relicensing process for the Hells Canyon Complex (HCC), which provides approximately 68% of its hydroelectric generating capacity and 32% of its total generating capacity, according to the company’s most recent Integrated Resource Plan. The ...

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Downtown Workforce: The center of Boise attracts employers looking for skilled, creative people

Today, more than 40,000 people work in the downtown area, and it’s an incredibly diverse group,” says Lynn Hightower, executive director of the Downtown Boise Association (DBA). The downtown features jobs ranging from dining to retail, from hospitality to tech. ...

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Q & A with Jeremy Field, regional administrator of the SBA

Jeremy Field is a Boise native who leads the economic development, small business initiatives and program operations for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Region X Office — also known as the SBA Pacific Northwest Region — comprised of Alaska, ...

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Little-used federal program could help low-income Idaho credit unions expand (access required)

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Most of Idaho’s credit unions are eligible for a program to give them access to secondary capital for expansion, but only a few are trying to take advantage of it. Administered by the National Credit Union Association, the program allows ...

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