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COVID-19 cancellations hit Idaho arts organizations hard (access required)

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This article was updated April 14 to correct a name and clarify ticketing policies. Leta Harris Neustaedter will have to wait another year to be a witch. The Boise-based musician and arts educator had been cast as the witch in ...

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While Idaho road construction remains healthy, 10% of all construction workers laid off due to COVID-19 coronavirus (access required)

Around 10% of those employed in the construction and extraction sector have been laid off since the beginning of March as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. Meridian-based Engineered Structures Inc. laid off employees sometime before April. Neil Nelson, the ...

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Idaho distilleries making hand sanitizer (access required)

Distilled Resources Inc. outside of Rigby is one of several Idaho distilleries making hand sanitizer.

Going from making booze to making hand sanitizer might not seem like a natural progression but they both depend on alcohol, which is something every distillery knows a lot about. Several Idaho distilleries, mostly on their own, are switching over ...

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Unemployment stats show layoffs biting into more industries (access required)

Idaho layoffs are now reaching deeper into businesses beyond the initially hit food, travel and tourism sectors. Among the top five Idaho industries posting the highest percentage of new claims for the week ending April 4 were health care and ...

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Tamarack Aerospace creates 3D-printed masks for hospital (access required)

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SANDPOINT — Another Idaho manufacturing company is leveraging its resources to create products to help fight the COVID-19 coronavirus. Tamarack Aerospace is using materials that normally become airplane parts to develop masks for health care workers, using 3D printers. “When we ...

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Twin Falls to get next generation 5G wireless cell service (access required)

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TWIN FALLS – T-Mobile will start providing the next generation of wireless telephone technology here. “The Twin Falls announcement shows that we’re continuing to build 5G and add markets across the U.S., and we’re excited to bring 5G, and all of its near- and long-term benefits, ...

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A word with Janessa White, co-founder of Simply Eloped

Started in 2016 in Idaho by a young couple seeing a shift towards elopements instead of traditional weddings, Simply Eloped got ahead of the curve and offered a unique service: planning small weddings and destination weddings for couples seeking something ...

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