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Idaho’s startups face financial scavenger hunt (access required)

Idaho’s entrepreneurs aren’t lacking ideas. What they may be lacking is money, or more precisely, ways to tap the money that’s here. With the close of the Boise Angel Fund to new applicants and of Highway 12 Ventures to new ...

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Idaho Business Review hosts trade show for event planners

The event planning industry, which held about 56,600 jobs in 2008, is expected to grow another 16 percent by 2018, faster than the average for all occupations, according to the United States Department of Labor. Businesses are growing increasingly global ...

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Utah co. eyes SE Idaho for data center (access required)

A Utah firm is planning a 27,000-square foot data center in Pocatello that could employ as many as 100 within a few years.  Heman Smith, owner of Cayenne Technologies, said Pocatello is a good spot for a data center providing ...

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St. Benedicts in merger discussion with St. Luke’s (access required)

Carl Harris not only lives within a block of St. Benedicts in Jerome but his child was born there, and his mother died there. Like any community hospital, St. Benedicts Family Medical Center has become part of Jerome’s identity.  With ...

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Labor-rights notices required under new rule (access required)

A new rule will soon require most private employers to post notices informing employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act. Among other things, the act protects employees’ rights to form and join unions, and bargain collectively. The ...

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FAA suspends approval process necessary for new Blaine County Airport (access required)

The Federal Aviation Administration has dealt a blow to the decade-long project of replacing the Friedman Memorial Airport in Hailey. A letter to Friedman Memorial Airport Manager Rick Baird, dated August 22, from Donna Taylor, manager of the Airports Division ...

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Construction materials pricing rising slowly (access required)

Construction materials prices are on their way up, albeit more slowly than anticipated. According to the Department of Labor’s Producer Price Index, construction materials prices rose modestly by 0.3 percent in July compared to a month previous and are 8.9 ...

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Business Briefs

New tenants for former Hollywood Video space in Caldwell A restaurant and a nutrition store signed leases for part of the vacated former Hollywood Video space in east Caldwell. Renny Wylie owns the 13,165-square-foot building, on the Nampa-Caldwell Boulevard at ...

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Canadian visitors increasingly bolster Silverwood; park to set record (access required)

Silverwood Theme Park’s turnstiles might need some tuning up when the gates close this year. Despite the economic downturn that’s sucked the “fun money” out of many families’ wallets,  the 24-year-old amusement park 40 miles north of Coeur d’Alene is ...

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