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Canyon County Co-op set to open Jan. 19 (access required)

The long-awaited opening for the Canyon County Co-op is slated for Jan. 19 at 1415 First Street South in Nampa. The Co-op got started in September 2014 as a working committee of the Downtown Nampa Association. It has since become ...

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SGW Designworks rounds out its services with new electrical engineering unit (access required)

The building that houses SGW Designworks looks drab from the outside, but inside,  among the mannequin parts, mechanical devices and stripped-apart electronics, the employees create a palpable sense of excitement. The owners of the Boise-based product and process development consulting ...

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Legislative leadership is warned against eliminating sales tax on groceries (access required)

The majority leadership of the Idaho Legislature said they were warned by another state government not to eliminate the 6 percent sales tax on groceries. On Dec. 15, an interim legislative work group examining tax reform released four possible proposals ...

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New, surprising numbers: Idaho graduation rate well below national average

Idaho’s graduation rate tied for 41st in the nation in 2013-14, according to new numbers released Dec. 15 by the U.S. Department of Education. Idaho’s graduation rate came in at 77.3 percent; the national rate was 82.3 percent. The state’s ...

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TechHelp experiments with private partner (access required)

TechHelp’s New Product Development, or NPD, Lab is partnering with a private business to help it adapt to the changing manufacturing resource provider market. TechHelp is a partnership between Idaho’s three state universities and is housed at Boise State University. ...

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Couple conquers code consulting (access required)

Nine years ago, Samir Mokashi told his wife, Asawari, that he wanted to leave his architectural job at CH2M Hill and start his own company providing design teams with code analysis. Years earlier, when the couple immigrated to the U.S. ...

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