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Community and regional planning could be the first of several Boise State degrees to go (access required)

Boise State University is eliminating its Community and Regional Planning certificate and graduate programs, citing a dearth of students and low state funding. Boise State’s Program Prioritization planning model, completed in the summer of 2014, says three more programs will ...

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Finance Department looks to provide some relief for banks (access required)

The Idaho Department of Finance is seeking to ease some regulations on Idaho-based banks and tweak some state banking laws to comply with federal law. The legislation was introduced with one dissenting vote by the Idaho House Business Committee on ...

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Boise Co-op store in Meridian signals a pivot for Boise institution (access required)

Grocery cooperatives not all that long ago did their own thing. They stocked odd bulk foods, incense, and hyper-local produce. They featured handmade signage and attracted counter-culture shoppers. They were pretty much the only place to find natural and organic ...

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McAlvain Concrete is now a separate company (access required)

Boise construction company McAlvain Group of Companies has spun off its concrete division into a separate company called McAlvain Concrete, Inc. For many years, McAlvain has produced concrete mostly for its own construction projects, but in recent years, the company ...

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Appeals court: St. Luke’s Health System broke antitrust laws

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court ruling that determined St. Luke’s Health System’s acquisition of Nampa-based Saltzer Medical Group violated federal antitrust laws. The appeals court in a 37-page decision released Feb. 10 upheld ...

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Long client relationships have built ESI Construction into a national builder (access required)

ESI Construction builds as big as it gets in Boise. ESI, the largest locally based construction company, built the 18-story Eighth and Main tower, which redefined the downtown Boise skyline in February 2014. And ESI builds WinCo and Home Depot ...

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Boise joins national trend of adding construction jobs (access required)

Boise is among 75 percent of American metropolitan areas to see an increase in construction jobs during 2014, according to federal data analyzed by the American General Contractors of America. The Treasure Valley saw an 8 percent increase in construction ...

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“In-sourcing” could save Idaho on legal costs (access required)

The state of Idaho has paid $40 million over the past four years for private legal work, according to a new survey from the Idaho Legislature’s nonpartisan watchdog. The report found a few areas where the state could save money. ...

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Village on Lake Street promises condos/shopping for downtown McCall (access required)

At least two builders are working on multi-use condo projects for downtown McCall. Steve and Patricia Minor have had a downtown multi-use condo complex in mind since they moved to McCall in 1992. Their 27-unit Village on Lake Street proposal ...

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