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‘Best use’ for parking lots a major question as Boise grows (access required)

This is the second in a four-part series on downtown surface parking lots. Boise started going vertical in 1900 with the Idanha Hotel and a string of others for the next 15 years, but six stories was the ceiling at ...

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Four low-income Idaho credit unions awarded grants (access required)

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Four Idaho credit unions recently received more than $30,000 in grants from the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA). Grant awards, intended for low-income credit unions, ranged from $1,300 to $20,000, for a total of $2 million made to 203 credit ...

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Importance of medical records management intensifies in high-tech world (access required)

Health information management, which includes the management of medical records, is a field that is constantly evolving with advances in technology. “Health information is an exciting career,” said Julia Kendrick, regional health information management director for SSM Health Care Oklahoma. ...

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Small biz lender to set up shop in Boise’s Pinnacle Square (access required)

A Bellevue, Washington-based small business lender’s expansion to Boise not only will result in the hiring of up to 100 employees over the next few years, but the company will occupy a significant amount of office space to house its ...

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Committee votes to ease occupational licensing requirements (access required)

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An interim committee on occupational licensing plans to bring forth legislation during the upcoming legislative session to make it easier for people to enter licensed professions. In particular, members of the Occupational Licensing and Certification Laws Committee said during its ...

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Virtual reality playing a role in health care

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This is the second story in a three-part series on virtual reality.  We’re a ways from using it in areas such as surgery and other medical procedures, but virtual reality (VR) is playing an increasingly larger role in health care. ...

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Beverly Hills-based company grows Boise apartment portfolio (access required)

A Beverly Hills, California-based real estate investment company has acquired a 188-unit apartment complex in southeast Boise, adding to its already sizable portfolio in the City of Trees. Kennedy Wilson announced Nov. 21 that it paid $24 million to buy ...

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Metro seeing fewer homes for sale (access required)

The Treasure Valley’s housing crunch is becoming more pronounced as demand drives up prices. October marked a full four years of declining inventory, especially in the number of existing homes for sale in Ada County, according to the monthly market ...

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