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Katching up with Kount

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Historically hidden in the back office, Boise’s Kount is stepping into the forefront, not only figuratively but literally. Kount, now with 158 employees tucked in the Lusk Neighborhood near Boise State University, is in the process of remodeling a new ...

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Post-recession, more students see law career as a way to give back

For today’s generation of aspiring law students, a career in the law is less about making a buck, and more about making an impact, a new study suggests. According to a survey conducted by Gallup for the Association of American ...

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Capital City Public Market credits events, hotels for growth

Mona Warchol is executive director of the Capital City Public Market, which fills several blocks of downtown Boise with locals and out-of-towners every Saturday morning from April through December. More than 125 vendors at the 24-year-old market sell produce, baked ...

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Pocatello is on the verge of major Northgate home, tech, retail, office project (access required)

Before you can build, you need a road. Olympus Drive now reaches north into the ambitious Northgate development that proposes as many as 10,000 new homes and a 1-million-square-foot technology park along with an array of retail and office opportunities ...

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Federal government gets involved in ongoing Micron-China case (access required)

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A recent federal indictment against three employees of two Chinese companies, alleging that they stole intellectual property from Boise chip manufacturer Micron, is another in a series of ongoing espionage claims and counterclaims between the two countries. “It’s not too ...

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Boise Contemporary Theater scores an American Theatre Wing grant (access required)

For the second time, the American Theatre Wing has awarded a $10,000 National Theatre Company Grant to Boise Contemporary Theater, the area’s year-round professional regional theater company. The American Theatre Wing is the same organization behind the Tony Awards for ...

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U.S. Bank to lay off 1 percent of workforce; Idaho effect uncertain (access required)

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Like Wells Fargo earlier this fall, U.S. Bancorp, which operates in Idaho and other states as U.S. Bank, said it plans to lay off a number of workers, approximately 1 percent of its total workforce of 74,000. The Minneapolis-based bank ...

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Thrift stores change with the times

Idaho technology companies aren’t the only ones looking to Silicon Valley for inspiration. Two years ago, a team of leaders from the Idaho Youth Ranch, which helps pay for its social services programs through revenues from its two dozen second-hand ...

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