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Fiesta Bowl Travelers (access required)

I’ll go out on a limb and guess that a great many of our readers are also Broncos fans. How many of you are traveling to Phoenix this weekend for the Fiesta Bowl? Will you be arriving by plane, by ...

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Boise inventor gets national spotlight (access required)

A few years ago, when my niece was maybe eight years old, her parents gave her a Furby for Christmas. Furby was an electronic doll that responded to certain voice commands and could change its facial expression as it pretended ...

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Japanese press profiles Idaho resort (access required)

The amenities at Tamarack Resort have attracted visitors from around the country. And they don’t just come for the skiing. Tamarack has fans halfway around the world. Check out this review of the Idaho resort. It’s the first in a ...

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Idaho Power seeks approval to buy from Twin Falls sugar plant (access required)

Idaho Power Co. wants the Idaho Public Utilities Commission to approve a sales agreement with Amalgamated Sugar’s Twin Falls plant. Under the agreement, Idaho Power would buy up to 3 megawatts of surplus energy generated at the Twin Falls Amalgamated ...

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Winter driving in north Idaho remains hazardous (access required)

It was the big engine that couldn’t on an uphill curve just north of Cascade late Dec. 26. The capacity-filled bus was going up the snowy hill one minute, then spinning its tires the next. Efforts to get the bus ...

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Will Boise sustain the tech boom? (access required)

This is going to sound like bragging, but the must read of the day is a Q&A I did with Bob Lokken from this week’s paper. Lokken founded ProClarity here in Boise. Microsoft bought his software company last spring, and ...

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Download NPR’s Marketplace for free (access required)

I’m a long-time fan of NPR. I grew up near Boston, and was practically raised on All Things Considered. I’ll catch Marketplace if I happen to be in the car at the right time, but that doesn’t happen very often. ...

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Market lessons from the console wars (access required)

The holidays are over and the Christmas gift rush has passed. Video game systems were a hot item this year. Two giants in the industry, Microsoft and Sony, began campaigning for market dominance months ago. Sony rolled out its long ...

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Local beer distributor celebrates anniversary (access required)

This press release landed in our inbox just before the holiday. I bet the office Christmas party was awesome. “This December, the employees of Stein Distributing Co. in North Phillippi, Boise will gather as they do each year for the ...

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