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Buried treasure found in Caldwell’s Indian Creek

A tributary of the Boise River, Indian Creek lay buried beneath concrete in Caldwell since the early 1950s. That is until 2009, when a revitalization project to restore Indian Creek exposed the waterway to daylight again and introduced suspended bridges, ...

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Micron announces results, $35 million COVID-19 donation (access required)

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Boise-based chipmaker Micron Technology, which has been near the forefront of Idaho companies in terms of COVID-19 coronavirus prevention, announced earnings that the company said were on the higher end of the range despite the pandemic. “While the current quarter ...

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Clearview Cleaners offers jobs to laid-off hotel workers (access required)

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The middle two weeks of March were the beginning of the hotel apocalypse in Boise. Lodging businesses starting to lay off their staff because of plummeting occupancy rates. Cleaning crews are usually the first to go because their staffing levels ...

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The multi-million dollar hole in Idaho’s Medicaid budget (access required)

The Idaho Legislative session ended with an $8.5 to 12.3 million hole in the state’s Medicaid budget. The Idaho Senate voted on the evening of March 19 to adjourn “sine die,” thus effectively ending the 2020 Legislative session despite the ...

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A guide to the past 2020 legislative session (access required)

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Before the start of the legislative session, Idaho Business Review looked at issues on the agenda likely to affect Idaho’s businesses. What ended up happening? Here’s an overview of the session, which effectively ended on March 20 when the House ...

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Virus spurs unexpected test for US schools: Online learning

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NEW YORK (AP) — The coronavirus shutdowns have launched an unplanned, unprecedented experiment with online education at schools across the U.S., and the nation’s largest school system plunged in Monday as New York City asked over 1.1 million students to ...

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Vacasa grapples with fallout of COVID-19 coronavirus (access required)

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It would be an understatement to say that times are tough for all aspects of the travel and vacation industry, and Vacasa — which maintains a headquarters in Boise as well as in Portland — is no exception. The company said it ...

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