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RISE gets grant to support Latinx postsecondary education

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RISE, a local education nonprofit coordinating cross-sector partners to develop community solutions for students, has received a $150,000 grant, which will go toward programs to encourage Latinx students to earn postsecondary credentials. StriveTogether, a national nonprofit working to bring communities ...

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Amazon dumps NYC headquarters and its promised 25,000 jobs

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon abruptly abandoned plans Thursday for a big new headquarters in New York that would have brought 25,000 jobs to the city, reversing course after politicians and activists objected to the nearly $3 billion in tax ...

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Northwest Farm Credit Services increases payout (access required)

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Northwest Farm Credit Services has announced that it will pay a record $138.4 million in 2018 patronage to more than 9,000 customer-members, compared to $108.1 million for 2017. Since the patronage program began in 2000, Northwest FCS has paid more than $936 million ...

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Storey starts new chapter at KeyBank (access required)

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“When you start a new position, don’t do anything for six months,” said Steve Storey, president of KeyBank’s Idaho market and head of Key Private Bank, quoting the old saying. “It’s good advice, but I’m not heeding it 100 percent.” That ...

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Intel confirms plans for Oregon semiconductor factory

Intel has acknowledged it will soon start building a massive new semiconductor factory in Hillsboro. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the company told about 50 residents living near its Ronler Acres campus that it will build a third phase of its massive ...

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Tamarack plans upgrades for the 2019-2020 ski season (access required)

With Tamarack Resort now open for the ski season, pretty much everything for the next couple of months will revolve around one thing: snow. But come spring, Tamarack will be seeing a major facelift during the offseason, including upgrading the ...

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“You Are Here” a touch of glass at Boise Centre (access required)

A new art installation at the Boise Centre invites visitors to explore more while they are attending events and conferences at the facility. A sculptural artwork created by Boise native Amy Westover not only was commissioned to commemorate the completion ...

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US job openings jump to record high of 7.3 million

U.S. employers posted the most open jobs in December in the nearly two decades that records have been kept, evidence that the job market is strong despite several challenges facing the economy. The Labor Department said Tuesday that job openings ...

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