Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center and West Valley Medical Center both announced on Aug. 5 the availability of a free phone service where the public can call and consult with a nurse over health questions. The phone line is staffed ...Read More »
When Idaho shut down in March, many event organizers were left scrambling. The normal ways of doing business were curtailed. It was time to get creative. Boise Startup Week almost immediately shifted to a virtual platform, though the details of ...Read More »
The folks at the Idaho Transportation Department have revised their traffic tracking tool and released it to the public. They created the original version to examine traffic volume declines and recovery during the COVID-19 stay-home order and aftermath. While the ...Read More »
Editor’s note: This article was updated on July 29 to correct references to VentureCapital.org. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Boise State VentureCapital.org program has been adjusted a bit, and its former executive has taken a new position. However, it ...Read More »
The Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce held an online event on Wednesday to discuss the expansion of broadband across the state. Mat Erpelding, former Idaho state representative and member of the governor’s broadband task force, led the meeting. He was ...Read More »
Necessity is the mother of invention, as the old cliche goes. But sayings become cliches for good reasons. In the case of FlipRide, a Boise start-up, its founders saw the need for provide loans for the private sales of vehicles. ...Read More »
After several difficult months plagued by coronavirus, small business owners across the country are preparing for the day they can finally and permanently reopen their doors. The pandemic has seriously impacted the health of businesses everywhere, and for most employers, ...
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To examine whether Idaho businesses and community gatherings reopened too fast, the Idaho Business Review compared smart device mobility data provided by Google against the reported COVID-19 case data for Idaho from the coronavirus.idaho.gov website. The smart device mobility data ...
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Like the elves in the Grimm’s fairy tale who secretly made shoes in the middle of the night for the poor shoemaker, web programmers at the Idaho Department of Transportation have been quietly building map-based tools that should be valuable ...Read More »