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High-achieving students partner to grow Idaho’s economy   (access required)

Down economy, pay cuts and furloughs don’t sound enticing as a student preparing to enter business. That is why Lisa Frazier is working hard to get real-world experience. A marketing major at Boise State, Frazier has seen what it takes ...

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United Water rate settlement adopted

United Water Idaho customers will pay 9.9 percent more for water effective immediately with the adoption of a settlement in the utility’s six-month general rate case with the Idaho Public Utilities Commission. United Water Idaho, headquartered in Boise, serves about ...

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Allen receives University of Idaho honor

When shaking Sharon Allen’s hand, and exchanging salutations, it becomes apparent who the corporate chairwoman is. Allen brings the strength of her leadership into every situation; award ceremony, interview or general luncheon, which has made her one of the world’s ...

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UI leads on sustainable business solutions (access required)

National clothing maker Patagonia is tackling sustainable design in the right way: It produces its clothing in an environmentally low-impact way, and it attaches a value to that production that makes customers willing to pay a little more for the ...

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Idaho Republicans push anti-feds bills

State Republicans lobbed more legislative spitballs at Washington, D.C., earlier this week, with measures calling to sue the federal government over gun rights and control of federal land and to replace standard American currency with gold and silver. The bills ...

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Coldwater Creek trims quarterly loss

Sandpoint-based women’s clothing and accessories retailer Coldwater Creek on March 3 reported higher quarterly sales and a smaller quarterly net loss compared to the year-earlier period. Net sales in the fiscal 2009 fourth quarter, ended Jan. 30, totaled $318.4 million ...

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Two construction bills postponed until 2011

As Idaho’s legislature plows through proposed legislation, trying to avoid a repeat of the record-length session of 2009, time is becoming scarce for new bills to be introduced. Two bills falling victim to time constraints were being pushed by the ...

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