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Boise company Cradlepoint helps NORAD track Santa (access required)

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NORTH POLE – Santa doesn’t have 5G yet, but he’s getting closer. “We just got Santa on the path of 5G,” said Todd Krautkremer, chief marketing officer for Cradlepoint Inc., a Boise-based networking hardware and software company. Routers for NORAD For several ...

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First Interstate shuffles downtown Boise branches (access required)

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In the continuing process of downtown Boise bank musical chairs, First Interstate Bank is moving its downtown branch to Pioneer Crossing in January. First Interstate had already decided to move its downtown Boise branch from 9th and Idaho Streets, in ...

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Private-suite karaoke lounge opens in downtown Boise

Treasure Valley karaoke fans just got an early Christmas present. Voicebox Karaoke, a box-style karaoke lounge that helped inspire nationwide growth in Asian-style karaoke, launched their new location in downtown Boise on Dec. 13. The unique spot, located at 781 W. ...

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Saint Alphonsus opens new vascular clinic (access required)

Graham Donald, MD, cuts the ribbon on the new vascular and endovascular clinic at the Saint Alphonsus Medical Center in Boise.

Saint Alphonsus Medical Center reopened its vascular and endovascular clinic last week, moving it into a new facility in the Hartman Building on the health care provider’s Boise campus. The new clinic space at 1075 N Curtis Road has 4,945 ...

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Walmart expands customer options and VR training throughout Idaho (access required)

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Walmart has expanded virtual reality training to “every store in Idaho,” one of a number of changes underway at the major retailer, according to a company spokeswoman. VR arrived at the Boise Walmart on Academy in April 2017. Through December ...

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Idaho Business Out Loud interview: Kaite Justice, program director at City Go

Downtown Boise is known for being pleasant and walkable, but like any urban core, parking and traffic are continual challenges. Now an innovative new program is aiming to offer some remedies. City Go is an all-inclusive membership association that deals with ...

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Union members from Idaho mine reject agreement with company

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Members of a union representing workers at an Idaho mine have rejected a tentative agreement that could have ended a two-and-half year strike. United Steelworkers Local 5114 and Hecla Mining Company announced a tentative agreement in ...

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Interior Department, states appeal sage grouse ruling

The Interior Department, Idaho and Wyoming are appealing a court ruling that halted a Trump administration plan to ease land-use restrictions in seven Western states that protect struggling sage grouse. The notices filed Monday say the agency and states will ...

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Ada County won’t appeal ruling in public records lawsuit

Ada County Commissioners won’t appeal a judge’s ruling that they violated Idaho’s Public Records Act after largely rejecting records requests from four Boise-area journalists. The board of commissioners voted 2-1 on Monday not to appeal the ruling from 4th District ...

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Oregon’s capital city tells homeless to leave sidewalk camp

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — James Wilbur sat next to a blue tarp covering his tent and supplies Tuesday at a sidewalk homeless camp in Oregon’s capital city, wondering where he would sleep the next few days and weeks. Affixed to ...

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