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PARK(ing) Day transforms 8th Street in downtown Boise

Oliver Russell developed the “PARK” for Nature Valley and handed out free granola bars to visitors.
L-r Mike Stevens Art Director at Oliver Russell,
Stuart Walsh Interactive Developer at Oliver Russell, Russ Stoddard President at Oliver Russell, Crissie McDowell Art Director at Oliver Russell, Susie Crandlemire Teacher at Foothills School. Photo courtesy of Oliver Russell.

Idaho Walk Bike Alliance joined with ACHD Commuteride, American Heart Association, Oliver Russell and Stack Rock Group to celebrate PARK(ing) Day on Sept. 15. Artists, activists, and citizens in cities around the world participated by transforming metered parking spaces into ...

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Ronda Conger honored with 2017 Women in Construction award

Ronda Conger of CBH Homes honored with 2017 Women in Construction award. Photo courtesy of CBH Homes.

Constructech Magazine has honored Idaho business leader Ronda Conger with its 2017 Women in Construction award. Conger oversees day-to-day operations, marketing, sales, and community relations for CBH Homes. CBH Homes said that 65 percent of its employees are female.  

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Boys & Girls Club of Nampa honored with 2017 Eugene Emerson Award

NNU President Joel K. Pearsall, Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Club of Nampa Brad Beckwith, and NNU Vice President for External Relations Mark Wheeler at the annual Northwest Nazarene University President's Dinner on Sept. 21. Photo courtesy of Northwest Nazarene University.

Northwest Nazarene University presented the Boys & Girls Club of Nampa with the 2017 Eugene Emerson Award at its annual President’s Dinner on Sept. 21. The university established the Eugene Emerson Award in 1985 to acknowledge organizations that support the ...

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Economic leaders sign $576 million wheat export deal

L-R Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter, Bill Flory Vice Chairman of Idaho Wheat Commission, Mr. Tony I-T Chen Chairman of Taiwan Flour Mills Association, Director General Vincent C. H. Yao of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office of Seattle. Photo courtesy of

Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter, Vice Chairman of the Idaho Wheat Commission Bill Flory, and Taiwan economic leaders signed an agreement Sept. 20 that supports U.S. wheat exports to Taiwan for the next two years. The deal was worth $576 million.

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College of Idaho holds 4th Annual Treasure Valley Business Breakfast

Albertsons Chief Marketing & Merchandising Officer Shane Sampson speaks at College of Idaho's 4th Annual Treasure Valley Business Breakfast. Photo courtesy of Adam Eschbach of College of Idaho.

College of Idaho held its Fourth Annual Treasure Valley Business Breakfast on Sep. 15 in the college’s Simplot Dining Hall. Albertsons Chief Marketing & Merchandising Officer Shane Sampson was the keynote speaker at the event, to which C of I students, ...

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Carey Farmer receives Idaho Realtor of the Year award

Carey Farmer receives Realtor of the Year award. Photo courtesy of

Carey Farmer received the Idaho Realtor of the Year Award at the 2017 Idaho Realtors annual member convention Sept. 14. Farmer is the 56th recipient of the award and will represent Idaho at the National Association of Realtors Realtor of ...

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Public Broadcasting Service announces 2018 launch of PBS Kids 24/7

Public Broadcasting Service President and CEO Paula Kerger Announces the PBS Kids 24/7 Channel. Photo courtesy of Idaho Public Television.

Paula Kerger, president and CEO of the Public Broadcasting Service, visited Boise Sept. 14 to announce the launch of the PBS Kids 24/7 channel. The channel will begin broadcasting around-the-clock educational programming on IdahoPTV in early 2018.  

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EventRent receives small business award at Albertsons Boise Open

Web.com honored Jesse Hill, owner and president of Meridian-based EventRent, with the “Small Business of the Tournament” award on Sept. 17 at the Albertsons Boise Open. The Web.com Small Business of the Tournament Award recognizes one small business from each tournament location ...

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Primary Health Medical Group breaks ground on Meridian clinic

Diane Bevin, Betsy Davies, Andy Pfost and Kevin Coon with Meridian Chamber of Commerce; Christine Donnell, Meridian Chamber of Commerce Interim CEO/President; Ty Palmer, Meridian Councilman, at the groundbreaking for Meridian Clinic. Photo Courtesy of the Meridian Chamber of Commerce.

Primary Health Medical Group held a groundbreaking ceremony for its Meridian Clinic located on Ten Mile Road. Primary Health Medical Group CEO David Peterman spoke at the event Sept. 13. The new clinic is slated to open in early 2018.

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