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Push to close gyms due to COVID-19 doesn’t work out (access required)

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In response to the current surge of COVID-19 cases, the Central Health District of Idaho briefly discussed closing Ada County gyms at its Aug. 4 meeting and put it on the agenda for its Aug. 11 meeting as an action ...

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Saltzer Health opens Caldwell clinic, with four more coming (access required)

Saltzer Health is growing more clinics in the growing Treasure Valley. The firm just opened a new urgent care clinic on Aug. 4 across the street from the West Valley Medical Center at 512 E. Elm Street in Caldwell. The ...

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ITD takes a long look at the I-15 to US-20 interchange (access required)

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No one can fault the Idaho Transportation Department for a lack of advance planning. From July 30 through Aug. 31, ITD has invited the public to comment on possible plans for rebuilding the connections between Interstate-15 and Highway US-20 in ...

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Some federal COVID-19 loan programs winding down (access required)

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As the federal government’s Paycheck Protection Program nears its end, more than 60,000 Idaho businesses have received loans or grants from it and other programs, totaling more than $3.2 billion, according to the Small Business Administration, which administers the program. ...

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Boise to roll out new permit and license system next week (access required)

Boise has a new permit and license system that will be fully operational on Aug. 18. The online system is powered by software from Accela Inc. of San Ramon, California, a firm that specializes in systems and databases for governments. Some ...

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Ada residential real estate continues trends in first half of year (access required)

The Boise Regional Realtors issued its report on the Ada County residential real estate market for the first half of 2020 on July 24. Highlights of the report should not be a surprise to anyone who follows Idaho real estate: inventory ...

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Saint Alphonsus offers firms reopening toolkit for COVID-19 (access required)

With the flip-flops of going backward in Ada County on reopening business and with the rest of the state stalled at Stage Four of the Idaho Rebound plan, there are still plenty of businesses that are not fully reopened or ...

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Event planning in 2020: Leveraging technology for virtual events

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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 ...

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