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Sen. Crapo discusses ongoing legislative action on health care, housing, more in town hall meeting (access required)

Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, responded to questions from callers across Idaho regarding their current financial and legislative concerns. Retirement savings, affordable health care and affordable housing were among the key topics discussed during the May 24 AARP-hosted call-in town hall. ...

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Geis recognized with master thermographer recertification (access required)

Leo A. Geis, principal at Idaho Airships Inc. of Boise, has been recertified as a level III (master) thermographer by FLIR’s Infrared Training Center. A level III thermographer is trained and certified in thermographic technology and the institution and administration ...

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Biz ‘Bite:’ Fannie Mae predicts decade-long housing crisis (access required)

Fannie Mae has issued a new analysis of the residential single-family home market, where it stated that: “the demand for entry-level single-family homes should remain high for the rest of the decade.” The government-owned mortgage firm found that between 2018 ...

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Biz ‘Bite:’ Ketchum local option tax for housing fails (access required)

Downtown Ketchum.

The City of Ketchum placed a local option tax (LOT) increase on the May 17 ballot. It failed to pass because it did not get the 60% voter approval required by state law. The proposed use for the LOT was ...

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2 join CBRE (access required)

CBRE has announced that Oliver Maron and Melanie Nielsen have joined the firm’s Boise office as vice president and associate, respectively. At CBRE, they will focus on assisting companies and business owners with their commercial real estate office leasing and ...

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Biz ‘Bite:’ ICOM receives full accreditation, graduates inaugural class (access required)

The Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine (ICOM) announced on May 16 that it has received full accreditation by the American Osteopathic Association’s Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA). This milestone signifies that the college has received final approval to offer ...

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Fergus to retire from Rice Fergus Miller (access required)

Rice Fergus Miller Inc. has announced the retirement of Dave Fergus, long-time principal and market leader for the firm’s robust fire and emergency services market, will retire June 1. Fergus joined the firm in 1987, shortly after the founding by ...

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Idaho’s laborious reversal in March (access required)

Comparing March job statistics with February’s, Idaho had the third-worst decline in the number of people hired and the largest hiring rate decline in the nation. Nationally, the number of hires and the hiring rate “was little changed,” according to ...

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Biz ‘Bite:’ Seattle residents dominate remote apartment searches in Boise (access required)

A national apartment broker published recent location information on apartment searches performed on its website on May 10, and the results for Boise turned up interesting — though not surprising — results. For searches about Boise rents from out of ...

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Rural counties receive federal funding, but program may change  (access required)

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Rural Idaho school districts and counties in regions with large amounts of untaxable Federal land have received their annual Secure Rural Schools (SRS) payments from the Federal government intended to mitigate this, but Idaho’s Congressional representatives say they would prefer ...

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