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Idaho Technology Council releases Knowledge Report (access required)

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While Boise gets the lion’s share of attention for Idaho’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, all six regions of the state have entrepreneurial activity and different focuses, strengths and weaknesses. That’s the conclusion of the Idaho Technology Council’s Knowledge Report, released last week. ...

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What 80 years of mining did to Lake Coeur d’Alene (access required)

The Morning Mine in Mullan, Idaho, in 1903, showing the effect of dumping tailings in the South Fork of the Coeur d'Alene River.

Second in a series. Because of ongoing disputes and concerns, Lake Coeur d’Alene is the subject of a study by the National Academy of Sciences. This is the second in a series of articles about the lake’s environmental health and ...

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First Super Chix franchise opens in Ammon (access required)

The first Idaho Super Chix in Ammon.

Idaho’s first Super Chix restaurant had its soft opening on March 17 in Ammon and will hold its grand opening on March 20. The franchise chain serves chicken sandwiches, fries, salads and frozen-custard-style ice cream. While Super Chix is a ...

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2021 CEO of Influence Award winners announced

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It’s a fair statement to say that every business in Idaho was affected by the pandemic in one way or another. Many retail- and tourism-focused companies had to pivot their models to come up with creative ways to attract digital ...

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Building commodity costs continue to climb (access required)

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Commodity prices for almost everything related to construction are on the rise. Steel, copper, brass, tin, and aluminum prices are all going up, according to the Federal Reserve. Even sand, gravel and aggregate prices have increased. And, of course, the backbone ...

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INL announces MOU with Brazilian nuclear institute (access required)

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Idaho National Laboratory has announced it has enhanced its industry partnership with Instituto de Pesquisas Energéticas e Nucleares, a Brazilian institute with a focus on energy and nuclear research. The two institutions recently signed a memorandum of understanding around the ...

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When the middle of nowhere is the best hotel location (access required)

The Harkness Hotel in McCammon, Idaho, occupies a 1906 building on the National Registry of Historic Places.

For most residents of eastern Idaho, McCammon is best known as the place to get off the Interstate to go to Lava Hot Springs. It’s a small town with a population of around 800 and one main drag. Its most-visible ...

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Prestige Care family of skilled nursing facilities refinances (access required)

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Prestige Care secured $23.5 million in new financing from Bank Leumi USA in the third week of February. Prestige Care operates 80 senior living and rehabilitation centers in eight western states, including Idaho. The deal includes the refinancing of one ...

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St. Luke’s unveils Boise Medical Center facilities (access required)

View of the water cooling units lit up at night at the new central plant for St Luke's Medical Center in Boise.

St. Luke’s Boise Medical Center invited the Idaho Business Review on a tour of its three just-completed buildings: a shipping and receiving building, physical plant and parking garage, on the northwest edge of the  campus. The underground of St. Luke’s ...

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