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Vaccination hesitancy in Howe second-worst in nation (access required)

Map showing the 83244 zip code, covering Howe and the Little Lost River Valley.

New survey data identified part of Butte County as having the second-highest COVID-19 vaccination hesitancy in the United States. The area in question is the 83244 zip code, which covers the unincorporated community of Howe and the upper Little Lost ...

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EXPO Idaho panel tells Ada Co.: “You can have it all” (access required)

Horse stalls for the defunct Les Bois Race Track at Expo Idaho

For the future of EXPO Idaho, the Urban Land Institute (ULI) told Ada County to “think big,” include all the uses it wanted and devote time and effort up front to adequately plan both strategically and financially. The ULI experts ...

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Escape to the great outdoors

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While COVID may have slowed down some businesses in 2020, it certainly didn’t seem to slow down tourism in Idaho.   Attendance at Idaho state parks has skyrocketed since COVID, according to Idaho State Parks & Recreation’s Public Information Specialist Chelsea ...

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COLE Architects merges with Bend-based firm (access required)

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Boise-based firm COLE Architects has announced a merger with DKA Architecture and Design, a move that will bring the total number of employees to nearly 20 and increase combined business capabilities. Both locations will retain their existing personnel and will ...

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Lost Rivers finds $409,000 in bond savings (access required)

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Brad Huerta may have been the happiest man in Idaho when he got off the phone with the Idaho Bond Banking Authority (IBBA). Huerta, CEO of the Lost Rivers Medical Center (LRMC) in Arco, finalized refinancing the hospital’s bonded debt ...

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Micron gets credit to improve its sustainability (access required)

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Micron Technology Inc. is taking advantage of a program sponsored by a French bank to refinance credit facilities to improve the Boise-based company’s sustainability. The company recently announced the successful closing of nearly $3.7 billion inaugural sustainability-linked credit facilities. The ...

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Zions Bank launches speaker series focused on inclusivity (access required)

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The Zions Community Speaker Series, focused on inclusivity, launched its first event on June 22 with a focus on Pride Month. The virtual event featured a variety of panelists who reflected on the significance of Pride Month and the progress ...

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Perpetua Resources listed on Russell 3000, Microcap indices (access required)

The legacy tailings in the Meadow Creek Valley at the Stibnite mine site, which will be removed and processed to make room for the engineered and lined tailings storage facility.

FTSE Russell released the final reconstitution of the Russell 3000 and Russell Microcap indices on June 25. Perpetua Resources, headquartered in Boise, was added to both indices. The inclusion into the Russell 3000 was not too much of a surprise ...

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Kennedy Wilson acquires thousands of Treasure Valley units (access required)

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Kennedy Wilson, a real estate firm with global holdings, announced the acquisition in separate transactions of three Treasure Valley multiunit residential properties along with a development in a Meridian Opportunity Zone. Boise-based real estate investment firm Roundhouse is Kennedy Wilson’s partner ...

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IRG acquires former Naval facility in Pocatello (access required)

The former Naval Ordinance Plant in Pocatello.

Industrial Realty Group (IRG), one of the country’s largest owners of commercial and industrial properties, announced on June 21 that it acquired a 150-acre industrial park at the north end of Pocatello. The property is currently branded as the Gate ...

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