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A word with Dave Fotsch of Boise GreenBike (access required)

David Fotsch is one of Boise’s leading bicycle boosters, a public presence who serves as advocate and expert as well as director of the state’s first bike share program, Boise GreenBike. Fotsch is a lifelong bicyclist (including a paper route ...

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Federal judge refuses to dismiss whistleblower lawsuit

A federal judge has narrowed the claims in a whistleblower case against the Idaho Department of Labor, but indicated he’ll likely allow the case to go to a jury trial. The Idaho Press-Tribune reports that U.S. District Judge Lynn Winmill ...

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Suit to proceed in upstate New York against former Idaho jet boat owner (access required)

A lawsuit against a company that gives jet boat rides on the Niagara River will likely move forward after a federal magistrate judge recommended dismissing only part of the complaint. ‘Plaintiffs Sarah and Scott Witkowski initially filed a suit in ...

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Equilar, AP Study: Highest-paid CEO in Idaho is at Boise Cascade

Chief executives at the biggest public companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year, bringing the median pay package for CEOs to $11.7 million. Across the S&P 500, compensation for CEOs is often hundreds of times higher than that for ...

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Idaho adds inspection stations to target invasive species

Idaho officials have added watercraft inspection stations and extended operating hours at some in anticipation of a busy season. The Capital Press reports the Idaho stations that intercept invasive species have already found 22 watercrafts with harmful mussels this year. ...

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University of Idaho’s president to leave next spring

The Idaho State Board of Education has announced that University of Idaho President Chuck Staben’s contract will not be renewed in 2019. The board announced May 26 they came to a mutual agreement with Staben that the 2018-19 school year ...

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Women CEOs still a rarity, but pay tops that of men

Female CEOs remain scarce at the biggest publicly traded companies but those who hold the top job receive pay competitive with male peers. Women make up only 5 percent of the CEO ranks at S&P 500 companies. Yet median compensation ...

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