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Community medical clinic faced budget shortfall but still came out ahead (access required)

Late last year, the Garden City Community Clinic faced the possibility of turning away many of the low-income, uninsured patients who came to rely upon its services. In a December press release, Steven Reames, executive director of Genesis World Mission, ...

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Businesswoman starts medical coding, compliance firm (access required)

Compliance with federal regulations is something all businesses need to be up to speed on. But with passage of health care reform legislation last year, doctors’ offices and hospitals received new burdens to deal with. Jana Gill of Gill Compliance ...

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Bank employment stabilizes after recession’s rough ride (access required)

David McQuade still works at KeyBank after the economy’s roller-coaster ride, but now he wears more hats. He’s still a relationship manager, the position Key hired him for five years ago. He took an additional post two years ago, as ...

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Siblings pool funds, open pizza business (access required)

Consider your brothers and sisters, the siblings you battled with, tattled on and fought for. Now imagine years later going into business with them. That’s what Tracy Cavin, Christi Brown and Rob Beck are doing with the planned grand opening ...

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Nampa airport still a bustle of activity in valley (access required)

Nampa Municipal Airport, located near Garrity Boulevard, is an essential part of Idaho’s airport system and a fundamental ingredient in the valley’s economic mix. To live near the airport is to hear a steady stream of plane engines accelerating for ...

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‘Spirit and vitality’ attract tech companies to downtown Boise (access required)

Clearwater Analytics has enjoyed steady growth, but the company’s progress has also contributed to a space crunch in its 10th floor offices in the Banner Bank building at 950 Bannock St. in downtown Boise. “We needed space to accommodate growth, ...

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Signe Hart takes on business challenge – and Boston Marathon (access required)

Signe Hart looks the picture of health, well dressed in workout clothing. A lifelong fitness and nutrition enthusiast, she recently took on one of her biggest challenges – running in the 2011 Boston Marathon on April 18 at age 49. ...

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Economy, regulations dim success of Idaho Electric Signs (access required)

Imagine a scenario in which during the past five years the automotive industry makes unparalleled advances in engine economy, environmental impact and performance – while during the same period, federal and local governments eliminate roadways, and narrow those left open. ...

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For business partners, it’s both what AND who you know (access required)

When you get laid off from work, it helps to have extensive knowledge of an industry, 30 years worth of contacts in the community and a good friend with money to invest. Sheldon LeBow got the axe from his longtime ...

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