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Idaho women entrepreneurs seek funding in Zoom panel (access required)

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Undeterred by the COVID-19 pandemic that had cancelled a planned April 7 in-person event, the Women Entrepreneurs Realizing Opportunities for Capital conference held a deal forum over Zoom on June 4 to give four Idaho women entrepreneurs advice on how ...

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Government relaxes requirements on COVID-19 loan program (access required)

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Interested in a Paycheck Protection Program loan from the federal government? You only have until the end of the month to get it. While the Small Business Administration announced plans to implement the PPP Flexibility Act — passed by Congress on ...

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Samantha Foster joins Asante Alliance as managing partner

Samantha Foster has joined Asante Alliance as managing partner and head of recruiting for the boutique IT recruiting firm based in Boise. After a successful 20+ year career as a commercial banking relationship manager, Foster brings her business acumen and ...

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Idaho Falls expands fiber optic network to include residential (access required)

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Idaho Falls, which has provided so-called “dark fiber” to government organizations and businesses in the city for decades, plans to offer high-speed fiber optic connections to all city residents in the next four years. “People were constantly coming to us ...

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COVID-19 dents used automobile sales in Idaho, nationwide (access required)

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Idaho’s used car industry saw a decrease in sales in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study conducted by iSeeCars.com, a used car shopping search engine. Sales in Idaho slowed the least of any state in ...

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Boise assessing COVID-19 outbreak through sewage testing (access required)

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The city of Boise is partnering with Massachusetts-based company Biobot to track the spread of COVID-19 using data from sewage samples. The data could reveal if safety measures are slowing the spread of the virus and could be used to ...

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Idaho leans on fiscally conservative principles in coronavirus relief decisions

Idaho was given the chance to once again demonstrate our fiscally conservative values when President Donald Trump and the U.S. Congress directed $1.25 billion to all the smaller states including Idaho in federal coronavirus relief dollars. And we answered the ...

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Crush the Curve teams up with Kinsa smart thermometers (access required)

Across the country, as businesses and schools look to reopen in the coming months, many are pursuing ways to ensure the health of employees and students at a safe distance. Crush the Curve Idaho has received 10,000 Kinsa smart thermometers ...

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First wood column set as ICCU arena takes shape at U of I (access required)

A 90-ton crane sits just outside the concrete footprint of what will be the Idaho Central Credit Union Arena on the University of Idaho Moscow campus. On May 29, it swung its massive arm above the soon-to-be basketball court to set the first 35-foot-tall wood column, culminating nearly ...

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Ada County planning overhaul of its zoning ordinances (access required)

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Ada County plans to gut and renovate its zoning ordinances. This little news gem was buried deep inside a May 29 news release from the county’s planning and development department on a different but related matter. An Ada County news ...

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