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Idaho National Laboratory provides funding, expertise for new College of Eastern Idaho technology building (access required)

The College of Eastern Idaho (CEI) and Idaho National Laboratory (INL), both based in Idaho Falls, are partnering to help build Future Tech, a planned 88,000-square-foot building intended to support careers in cybersecurity, energy and agricultural technology — including at INL. In addition ...

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Biz ‘Bite:’ In-N-Out is into Boise (access required)

In-N-Out continues its Idaho invasion evidenced by an April 25 permit application. The storied California burger joint applied for a planning permit to hold a neighborhood meeting on its plans to open its second Idaho location in Boise. This follows ...

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Idaho Falls breaks ground for its first police station (access required)

1950s aerial photo of the Idaho Falls Stockyard

For the first time in its 158-year history, Idaho Falls broke ground on its first consolidated stand-alone police station on April 28. In all of that time, local Idaho Falls law enforcement has shared space with other city departments in ...

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Idaho manufacturers spaced out? (access required)

TechHelp manufacturing specialists provide information, services and training that helps Idaho inventors, entrepreneurs and manufacturers succeed and grow. As companies grow, space can become an issue. Before packing up and moving operations, TechHelp encourages companies to see if they can ...

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Biz ‘Bite:’ Ketchum puts affordable housing on ballot (access required)

Downtown Ketchum.

Ketchum is asking its residents to vote on May 17 to increase the city’s local options tax (LOT) and to use the funds raised to support affordable housing. As a resort community, Ketchum is one of the few municipalities allowed ...

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House of Design enters into acquisition agreement with Go West Robotics  (access required)

House of Design LLC announced Monday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Go West Robotics Inc. The upcoming acquisition follows recent House of Design announcements around intent to expand and increase its physical presence and innovative product ...

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Idaho warehouses: Then and now  (access required)

You might be surprised to learn how many buildings that you go into on a regular basis used to be warehouses.  The main Boise Library? Warehouse.  CSHQA’s office across the street from the Ada County Courthouse? Warehouse. The new 2nd ...

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MoFi funds 2 new Idaho projects in Q1 2022 (access required)

The economic development organization MoFi recently arranged federal credits from the New Market Tax Credit (NMTC) program for three Treasure Valley projects during the first quarter of 2022. The Idaho Business Review (IBR) previously covered the first project, to revitalize ...

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Biz ‘Bite:’ Urgent fix for the road to Yellowstone (access required)

Repaving projects are usually no big deal as a business news item, but this one caught our eye. Starting in the first week of May, Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) will begin a 10-day resurfacing project on Highway US-20 between mile ...

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The first Housing Innovation Hub conference (access required)

Levi Smith, president and CEO of Franklin Building Supply, has a vision to make Boise “the place for housing innovation.” To further this goal, he has spearheaded an initiative called the Housing Innovation Hub, which had its first conference April ...

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