Quantcast
Home / News (page 2360) /

News

Digging into a recent editorial on tech funding (access required)

Regular readers of the BizBlog have noticed I’m slowly creeping into Lou Dobbs territory when it comes to Idaho government and the technology industry. I’m passionate about Idaho government doing whatever it can to help grow the industry because of ...

Read More »

Idaho lawmakers consider four competing grocery-tax plans (access required)

Lawmakers are considering four separate plans to reduce or eliminate the sales taxes Idaho residents pay on food. The bills, introduced at a hearing Wednesday, include one from Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter to give $46 million in tax relief to ...

Read More »

Recruiting talent to Boise (access required)

Our sister paper in Long Island has an interesting story about the incredible incentives Suffolk County offered Canon USA to entice the company to move its headquarters there. Sound familiar? It got me thinking of a conversation I had with ...

Read More »

Where does public assistance meet private enterprise? (access required)

I spent the last three days knocked out with a cold. It was a rare chance to spend some quiet time at home. The few times I logged on were spent reading the discussion thread happening in the comments section ...

Read More »

IRS extends filing deadline (access required)

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service extended the tax-filing deadline by two days to April 17. The traditional April 15 deadline falls on Sunday, and the District of Columbia celebrates Emancipation Day Monday, April 16.   In the past, similar deadline ...

Read More »

A fascinating interview (access required)

U of I engineering dean Aicha Elshabini The University of Idaho is working hard to spread the word about the 100th anniversary of the school's college of engineering. (And quietly trying to move forward from last year's scandals and financial ...

Read More »

Parma diesel facility plan pulled (access required)

An Idaho Falls businessman recently withdrew plans to build a large diesel storage and distribution facility near Parma. Kirk Hansen, vice-president of Conrad & Bischoff Inc., in a Jan. 25 letter to the Canyon County Board of Commissioners wrote that ...

Read More »

A public/private business success story (access required)

Private enterprise can solve most of the world’s problems, but it sometimes takes government to step in and introduce the problem to the solution. Take a recent Boise Weekly cover story, for example. The author writes about endocrine disruptor compounds ...

Read More »

Vacancies down in small rental properties (access required)

Area vacancies dropped during the year 2006 for small rental properties with fewer than 16 units.   “In 2006, investment purchases of real estate slowed compared to the pace that was in 2005,” said JJ Winters, owner of Apex Property ...

Read More »

Ideas Innovations Idaho (access required)

If you have a free moment today, stop by the Capitol for Ideas Innovations Idaho Day at the State Legislature. The event showcases Idaho’s science and technology industry to Idaho’s lawmakers. Several local tech leaders will make presentations, including Keynetics’ ...

Read More »