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Caldwell project is latest to get Idaho tax credits (access required)

An unnamed company has received Idaho state tax credits values at $496,000 for plans to add 150 jobs and make a $24 million capital investment in Caldwell. The Tax Reimbursement Initiative credit was approved Jan. 8 by the Idaho Economic ...

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Life Flight adding helicopter in Rexburg (access required)

Medical transport service Life Flight Network will add helicopter service at the Rexburg-Madison County Airport Feb. 20. Having an aircraft in Rexburg will allow Life Flight to transport critical patients to hospitals in Driggs, Salmon and Jackson, Wyo., as well ...

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Otter is supportive of tax credit economic efforts (access required)

Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter said the state’s recent economic development efforts, specifically new tax credits for businesses that create jobs, have exceeded his expectations. The state’s Tax Reimbursement Incentive program, which awards companies with payroll, income and sales tax ...

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Computer program aims to reduce ski injuries at Bogus Basin (access required)

Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area has teamed up with the state’s largest health system to analyze ski injuries and work to prevent them. Bogus Basin, a ski area 16 miles from Boise, is working with St. Luke’s Health System to ...

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New rules seek to tighten oversight on high-value contracts

New rules seeking to tighten oversight on Idaho’s multi-million dollar contracts have yet to be approved by state lawmakers but officials have already set up an opt-out process to exempt agencies from the increased scrutiny. The new guidelines were developed ...

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After many lives, Art Deco building renovated as office furnishing showroom (access required)

Henriksen/Butler has embraced history and built a store environment in a 1939 Art Deco/Art Moderne building in downtown Boise. The Salt Lake City-based contract furniture dealer opened its Boise showroom in mid-December at 401 W. Idaho St. The building started ...

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Ybarra plans on meeting more with business leaders (access required)

New Idaho state schools superintendent Sherri Ybarra said she plans to continue meeting with business leaders as part of her relationship-building with education stakeholders in her first weeks in office. Ybarra, speaking at her first news conference since being sworn ...

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