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Associated Foods to close Boise Airport warehouse (access required)

Grocery wholesaler Associated Food Stores Inc. has announced plans to deactivate its 270,000-square-foot distribution facility near the Boise Airport in April, transferring functions to a recently built warehouse of more than 1 million square feet near Salt Lake City. Steve ...

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Zilog Inc. cuts 50 jobs in Nampa (access required)

Semiconductor device designer and manufacturer Zilog Inc. cut 50 jobs at its Nampa plant last week, citing reduced demand. The job cuts that went into effect Dec. 9 involved 30 full-time and 20 temporary workers, corporate spokeswoman Diana Vincent said. ...

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Work begins on Ada County Courthouse Corridor project (access required)

Construction is under way on the next high-profile project along the Ada County Courthouse Corridor, where commuters on Front Street soon will see a pair of mixed residential, office, and retail buildings going up east of the courthouse. Ground was ...

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Albertsons moves to buoy stock with more buybacks (access required)

An Albertsons Inc. plan to buy back more stock says good things about the company’s cash position, but may be ill-timed given fierce competition, analysts say. Last week, company directors authorized a buyback of up to $500 million worth of ...

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Commentary: Why-tech questions crop up at Comdex conference (access required)

I didn’t think Comdex could get any smaller than it was last year. Back then, given Sept. 11 and the sputtering economy, it was understandable that the prospect of flying to Las Vegas to see the latest and greatest in ...

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Index shows Idaho small-business owners' optimism down (access required)

An index that tracks optimism among small-business owners posted “a small loss” but represented a move “in the wrong direction for those seeking confirmation that the economy is on track,” a report says. A recent report by the National Federation ...

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Architectural rendering artist sticks with older technology (access required)

A longtime architectural rendering artist has found that new isn’t always better, especially when it comes to working with computer-aided drafting. D. K. Broman, who creates artist renderings for builders and developers out of his Boise home office, said he ...

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Construction lags in Boise, most locales (access required)

Construction value in Boise was down by 32 percent year-to-year through November, to $352.2 million, according to the monthly Boise City Construction Report. Commercial construction value was down by 47 percent, to $120.7 million. Boise issued 8 percent fewer building ...

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Panda Express to open on Milwaukee Street in Boise (access required)

The Panda Express chain plans to open its fourth Valley eatery later this month on Milwaukee Street, between Home Depot and Macaroni Grill. Dennis Potter, project manager for Steed Construction, Eagle, said Panda Express will take about 1,800 square feet ...

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