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David McFadyen named president of Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center

David McFadyen, MBA, FACHE has been named president of Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. McFadyen comes to Saint Alphonsus after serving as vice president, population health for St. Luke’s Health System in Boise. He joined St. Luke’s in 2011, ...

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Home loan and refi applications setting records (access required)

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Idaho mortgage brokers and loan officers aren’t getting much sleep as a flood of home loan and refinance applications is drowning them with work. The number of applications is setting records. Both the Mortgage Bankers Association and Freddie Mac report ...

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The millennials are coming to Boise (access required)

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Boise is one of the cities that’s attracting millennials, landing at No. 25 on a list of top places for that demographic. The study by e-commerce financial services company SmartAsset used the most recently available Census Bureau 1-year American Community Survey ...

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Lea Kear joins Angstman Johnson as associate attorney

Lea Kear is Angstman Johnson’s newest associate attorney working from the Boise office. She has a decade of litigation experience representing clients in a wide variety of civil, criminal and administrative matters. She has successfully argued cases in state and ...

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Idaho to stay at Stage Four for now to slow COVID-19 cases (access required)

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After failing to meet the criteria to move forward with reopening the economy, Gov. Brad Little announced that Idaho would stay at Stage Four. “I’m announcing that we have not met the criteria to move out of Stage Four,” The ...

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Catching up with Liiingo, as it revitalizes the QR code (access required)

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A locally developed application intended to help companies provide information in multiple languages could revitalize the QR code market. “It seems so obvious,” said Andrea Sorensen, CEO of the three-year-old, Boise-based Liiingo. “But the more I looked for it, I ...

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Children’s Place to close mall stores; no word yet on Idaho’s (access required)

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A battling retailer has taken aim at retail’s Achilles’ heel: the mall. At its first quarter earnings meeting for investors, Children’s Place announced it will close 300 stores, targeting those located at malls. The children’s apparel and accessories retailer also markets apparel ...

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Idaho potato farmers eye drop as exports get pummeled (access required)

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Potato growers are getting fried because French fry exports are getting mashed. Exports through the Northwest Seaport Alliance ports of Seattle and Tacoma are down 9.6% this year, according to port statistics. Close to a tenth of those exports are just ...

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Tori Agee joins Cushman & Wakefield Pacific as retail specialist

Tori Agee has joined Cushman & Wakefield Pacific’s Boise 0ffice as a retail specialist specializing in landlord representation in the sale and leasing of retail properties in the greater Boise area. Her focus is on market analysis, tenant attraction, ongoing retention and ...

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