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Continuous Composites completes manufacturing facility (access required)

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COEUR D’ALENE – Continuous Composites has completed the renovation of a historic warehouse downtown here for its new manufacturing facility, which is intended to help it expand its manufacturing capabilities. The 7,500 square-foot facility — renovation of which began in ...

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Idaho’s tech community muscles on despite COVID-19 (access required)

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Like Boise Startup Week earlier this year, the theme for the annual Vision Idaho conference, sponsored by the Idaho Technology Council and held virtually, was “resilience.” Typically held in August and accompanied by the release of the ITC Knowledge Report, ...

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Idaho’s in-migration on the rise in middle, upper class

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Idaho’s in-migration is noticeably increasing, industry experts say, and is particularly attracting upper-middle and middle-class households, in addition to previously reported new homeowners. The Boise metropolitan service area boasts the nation’s highest in-migration rate (+67%), according to an October 2020 ...

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Canadian firm targets gold project north of Salmon (access required)

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Revival Gold, a mining venture headquartered in Toronto, just signaled its serious intent to move towards gold production in Lemhi county with the publication of its Preliminary Economic Assessment on Nov. 17. The PEA is for a first-phase heap-leach operation ...

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Boise State University calls business community to action (access required)

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Despite the pandemic, resources for businesses at the university have remained open, Boise State University president Marlene Tromp shared in her 2020 State of the University address, including the Venture College and Small Business Development Center, and new programs aimed ...

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A word with Rob Poleki about the Washie toilet seat (access required)

Are you sitting down? If so, you may need Washie. Washie is a toilet seat intended for public places that lets users clean it off first. Developed by Robert Poleki — a former Bannock County Clerk who quit his job ...

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Proposed rule would keep banks from limiting industries (access required)

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In 2018, after a series of mass shootings, several national banks instituted policies limiting the ability of companies doing business with the banks to participate in the firearms business. Other banks have instituted other limitations on businesses such as oil ...

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Despite nationwide trend, Idaho law firms stay in the office (access required)

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Despite a national trend in the third quarter for increased subleasing space, especially in classes A and B, Idaho law firms such as Hawley Troxell, Holland & Hart and Smith + Malek are keeping up their leases. The three firms ...

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Trailhead Boise receives $50,000 energy incubator grant (access required)

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Trailhead Boise has been awarded $50,000 to begin work on a CleanTech Incubator for energy-related technologies. “Idaho is very blessed with energy sources,” said Tiam Rastegar, executive director of Trailhead. “As I look at energy assets, federal facilities, [and] members ...

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Boise State University launches cybersecurity institute (access required)

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Boise State University is continuing to gain momentum in cybersecurity education, research and innovation, with the latest development being the November launch of the Institute for Pervasive Cybersecurity. The Institute for Pervasive Cybersecurity has three pillars of focus, as director ...

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