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Compensation: Idaho’s rate of pay (access required)

Introduction Rate of pay in Idaho: Where Idaho stands Idaho ranks near the bottom nationwide for wages. Its average wage of $39,770 comes in 13 percent below the nationwide average of $45,750. The competition for employees has highlighted where the ...

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US seeks end to Yellowstone grizzly protections

The federal government is proposing to lift threatened-species protections for hundreds of Yellowstone-area grizzlies, opening the door to future hunts for the fearsome bears across parts of three states for the first time since the 1970s. The Associated Press obtained ...

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Influential CEOs represent companies, nonprofits from across Idaho

Now in its sixth year, the Idaho Business Review CEO of Influence program recognizes Idaho’s best from all corners of the state in business, nonprofit and government sectors. From over 30 candidates representing large and small public and private companies, ...

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MWI Animal Health acquired UK Veterinary health buying group (access required)

MWI Animal Health is continuing its quest to grow in foreign markets with the acquisition of St. Francis Group, an animal health buying group located in the United Kingdom. MWI was acquired by the large pharmaceutical company AmerisourceBergen in February ...

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Rush Truck dealership moves from Twin Falls to Jerome (access required)

North America’s largest commercial truck dealership chain is relocating its Magic Valley presence from downtown Twin Falls to the Interstate 84 interchange at U.S. 93. Rush Truck Centers broke ground on a 32,500-square-foot dealership and service center January at the ...

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High court says contract for broadband in schools is void

The Idaho Supreme Court has upheld a lower court’s ruling voiding a statewide contract for broadband in public schools. Under state law, the Department of Administration is now supposed to seek repayment from the broadband companies for the money already ...

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Idaho budget writers approve bulk of public ed funding

Idaho’s public schools are on track to receive a 7.4 percent budget increase under a plan from the Legislature’s budget-setting committee. The Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee approved a 6.8 percent boost — about $100.3 million — for public schools Feb. 29. ...

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Soda Pop Miniatures plays the world from Garden City (access required)

In a largely virtual game world, Soda Pop Miniatures is thriving in Garden City with an age-old favorite: the board game. Soda Pop Miniatures creates board games populated with collectible fantasy figurines, most barely more than an inch tall. The ...

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New website helps women to meet, get outdoors

A new website is helping women to meet and connect while also encouraging outdoor activities. Jessica Porter, from Hawaii, and Lindsey Walters, from Nevada, met at Boise State University six years ago through a roommate finder program and have lived ...

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More choose to opt out of working (access required)

The number of people who aren’t working and aren’t looking for work has grown nationally in the last 10 years. That’s partly due to the aging of the workforce, but there are also other factors economists can’t explain. The number ...

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