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Idaho museums provide economic impact, attract business (access required)

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There’s more to the Idaho State Museum’s recent renovation and expansion than finding a better home for Deja Moo. Increasingly, museums provide a strong economic impact to regions and are amenities businesses expect when looking to move to an area. ...

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Library, Cabin officials hash out details for its future site

The future of The Cabin will figure prominently in a Nov. 27 presentation to the mayor and the Boise City Council. With a new library on the city’s radar, a consensus needs to be reached on where The Cabin, a ...

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Downtowns driving economic revitalization across Idaho (access required)

Downtowns are important economic hubs for many Idaho communities. Not only do downtown business districts generate sales and create jobs, but they also contribute to quality of life as they serve the needs of residents, workers and visitors. Those were ...

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Roundup 11.16.18 (access required)

Chad Olsen sold Verraso Village at 2885, 2975 and 3025 N. Records Ave. in Meridian. Renée Raymes and Patrick Raymes with National Broker Connect represented the seller in this transaction. Franklin Street LLC purchased 2,695 square feet of office space at 824 ...

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Idaho, Washington farmers see above-average year on wheat

Officials say farmers in Idaho and Washington saw above-average returns on wheat crop this year, but lentil prices are plunging. The Lewiston Tribune reports the U.S. Department of Agriculture Portland Daily Grain Report last week listed soft white wheat prices ...

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EPA seeks new truck pollution rules; says air won’t suffer

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The Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to rewrite rules that limit pollution from heavy trucks but that the EPA says slow the economy. Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler argues that new technology can help improve air quality, noting ...

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Job growth, affordable housing lures people to Spokane area

Is Spokane starting to feel a bit crowded to you? About 740,000 people live in the greater Spokane-Coeur d’Alene metro area, and that figure could swell by nearly 15,000 next year if the projected growth pans out. Moves, not births, ...

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Woodgrain acquires two Boise Cascade sawmills in Oregon (access required)

Woodgrain Millwork, Fruitland’s largest private employer, has acquired two Boise Cascade sawmills and a particleboard facility in eastern Oregon. Woodgrain took over operations Nov. 5 of the Boise Cascade sawmills in Pilot Rock and La Grande and the particleboard operations ...

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