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Creating a business on corn mazes and pumpkin patches (access required)

Running an agritourism business takes a special kind of person. “We really do better talking to the cows than to other people,” laughed Laura Johnson, bureau chief for marketing and development at the Idaho State Department of Agriculture. “There are ...

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Boise finalizes creation of Bernadine Quinn Riverside Park (access required)

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With COVID-19 giving all of us interaction-starved Idahoans a new appreciation for Boise’s parks, improvements to those parks are continuing apace despite the epidemic. “We didn’t slow down over here,” said Doug Holloway, director of parks and recreation for the ...

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IBM Watson Health: St. Luke’s ranks on top once again (access required)

The respected IBM Watson Health organization has just named St. Luke’s as one of the 15 Top Health Systems in the country — and this year, added Saint Alphonsus Health System to the list. No other city in the country has ...

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Boise mayor to issue order making face coverings mandatory

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The mayor of Idaho’s largest city said Thursday that she will sign a public health emergency order requiring face coverings in all indoor and outdoor public places. Boise Mayor Lauren McLean cited the significant increase in ...

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While national rents trend down, Idaho rents still increasing (access required)

It doesn’t matter in Boise or Idaho Falls that rents across much of the nation have gone soft since March. For most of the Inland Northwest region, from eastern Washington to the Dakotas, rents have gone up since the arrival ...

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IBM Watson Health: Saint Alphonsus ranks top 15 in nation (access required)

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The Boise-headquartered Saint Alphonsus Health System has been named one of the top 15 health systems in the United States by IBM Watson Health. The rankings in the yearly study of U.S. health care issued by IBM Watson Health are considered ...

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Idaho Business Review launches weekly webinar series (access required)

On Thursday, July 9 at 2 p.m., the Idaho Business Review will kick off the first installment of its first live webinar series, Idaho Business Now. The segments will be co-hosted by the Idaho Business Review’s Kim Burgess, Editor, and ...

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Idaho company bonds on list for federal buyback program (access required)

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The Federal Reserve is buying up corporate debt, which will help firms that do business in Idaho maintain their cash liquidity despite the COVID-19 economic downturn. The Fed announced in late March that it would, for the first time in ...

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St. Luke’s places last beam on Nampa cancer center project (access required)

Artist's rendition of the St. Luke's Cancer Center in Nampa.

St. Luke’s held a last beam ceremony on June 23 at the construction site of its new cancer center facility in Nampa. The beam was signed by St. Luke’s staff and local Canyon County community leaders before being lifted and ...

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Subcontractors eligible for aid after HP jobs move overseas (access required)

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Employees of some 30 subcontractors laid off from HP’s Imaging, Printing and Solutions Business Group in Boise have been deemed eligible for federal employment services because the jobs moved overseas. The federal employment services, all part of the Trade Act ...

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