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Micron meeting its sustainability goals set in 2021 (access required)

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Micron Technology Inc. released a new sustainability report on July 6. The move reflects two trends. The first is the ESG movement. ESG stands for “Environment, Sustainability, Governance.” The relatively-young ESG movement aims for businesses to be environmentally responsible, to ...

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ISU Institute for Rural Health puts focus on suicide prevention training for community members via AmeriCorps program (access required)

Idaho State University’s (ISU) Institute for Rural Health (IRH) has received more than $1.4 million to expand public health across Idaho. Through this federal funding, the university’s Gem State Public Health AmeriCorps (GSPHA) program will partner with public health organizations ...

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Biz ‘Bite:’ ITD now taking comments for all upcoming projects (access required)

Highway construction on I-90 east of Coeur d'Alene. Photo courtesy of the Idaho Transportation Department.

Read More ITD News The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) is asking for input on the just-released draft Idaho Transportation Investment Program (ITIP). The 2023-2029 ITIP is a seven-year master plan of the state’s transportation improvement projects. Projects can range from ...

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Roundup July 5 (access required)

Andrew Hohwieler purchased 0.66 acres at Park View Drive in Twin Falls. Grayson Stone and Nick Brady of TOK Commercial facilitated the transaction. Big 5 CORP. extended a lease on 12,919 square feet of retail space at 6762 N. Glenwood ...

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Stakeholders break ground on research dairy in Rupert (access required)

University of Idaho (U of I) and its partners broke ground June 30 on what will be the nation’s largest and most advanced research dairy. The $22.5 million research dairy is intended to help provide answers to help dairy producers ...

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Analysis: A long-term enrollment challenge looms for Idaho higher ed (access required)

Colleges have been fighting the enrollment crisis of the day: recruiting students in the COVID-19 era. But other enrollment issues loom on the horizon in Idaho. The issues have to do with demographics: growth and birth rates. And they could ...

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Biz ‘Bite:’ Saint Alphonsus takes top national honors for social responsibility (access required)

Read More about St. Alphonsus Two Treasure Valley hospitals made the Lown Institute’s top-10 in the nation list for social responsibility. The Saint Alphonsus Medical Center-Nampa ranked eighth and the Saint Alphonsus Medical Center-Ontario ranked ninth. The rankings use 53 ...

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Ways to improve 401(k) performance  (access required)

In addition to the below tips, make sure to fully understand asset allocation and the fees being charged. Many 401 (k) plans have fees subtracted by the firm that invests and manages the account. If a client is 59 1/2 ...

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Idaho State University sign language interpreting instructor awarded $2.1M grant for health care project (access required)

Idaho State University (ISU) researcher and clinical associate professor for sign language interpreting Elizabeth Schniedewind recently received a $2.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education through its Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA). The funding, which will be released over ...

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