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More startup funding opportunities coming to Idaho (access required)

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Idaho entrepreneurs should have more funding opportunities as new organizations are drawn to the region’s business success. Pioneer Square Labs (PSL) – a Seattle-based startup studio and venture capital fund – was looking at Idaho companies as well as presenting ...

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WinCo Watch: Grocer on move to Missoula (access required)

As Trader Joe’s readies to drop anchor at its second Idaho store in Meridian, Boise’s homegrown discount grocer is thinking big – as in Big Sky Country. And what better than an empty Shopko to launch a new business. Media ...

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Experts forum panelists address ‘nuts and bolts’ of business sale

A primer on the steps, terms and processes connected to the purchase of a business was the focus of the Oct. 8 IBR Business Transitions forum. The second in a two-part experts series, the event brought together five panelists of ...

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Amazon to open Idaho’s first fulfillment center

NAMPA – It’s official: A long-rumored fulfillment center for Amazon is expected to open in Nampa by next year. The warehouse/distribution facility, which had been hinted at for more than year by city officials and Amazon’s development partner as “Project Bronco,” will be ...

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Hospital opens endoscopy center for outpatient procedures (access required)

POST FALLS – Northwest Specialty Hospital-affiliated doctors have begun seeing patients at its new Northwest Endoscopy Center. The nearly 9,000-square-foot addition to the hospital has two procedure rooms, one exam room and eight pre-operative and post-anesthesia care unit bays, according ...

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Pocatello Temple construction is moving forward

POCATELLO – It’s been over seven months since The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints broke ground on its new Pocatello temple, and officials say construction to date is right on schedule. Lots of concrete is churning at the ...

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Former Idaho GOP chairman proposes plea agreement

The former chairman of the Idaho Republican Party has agreed to plead guilty to stalking his estranged wife and unlawfully entering the home of a female colleague in exchange for three other charges being dropped by prosecutors. The Idaho Statesman reports Jonathan ...

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Court date set over Idaho lawmakers, treasurer office space

Idaho legislative leaders have filed a civil lawsuit against the treasurer over the use of office space at the state capitol building. An Oct. 31 hearing was scheduled to decide if state Treasurer Julie Ellsworth could stay in the capitol ...

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University collaboration could resurrect ‘higher education CEO’ proposal (access required)

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New presidents of Idaho state universities, with an increased spirit of collaboration, could resurrect a several-year-old plan to consolidate some university services to save money. On. Oct. 8, Gov. Brad Little led what he called a “fireside chat” among the ...

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Controller signs $55 million IT contract (access required)

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The Idaho State Controller has officially signed a contract with Deloitte Consulting LLP for implementation services for its new Luma system. The total amount of the not-to-exceed contract amount for implementation services spanning the life of the project (September of ...

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