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Ketchum software startup gets state tax incentive (access required)

User Interface User Experience, a Ketchum-based software company that plans to launch its first product in mid-July, received a state Tax Reimbursement Incentive grant that could give the company $3.2 million over the next five years in tax credits. To ...

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b|launched funds events, dining apps (access required)

Two software startups received $30,000 in funding from the Boise Young Professionals’ 2015 b|launched 4.0 competition on May 28. The winning team from the startup competition, relEVENTcity, won $20,000 in seed funding, while the second-place team, Waitre D’, received $10,000 ...

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Obama administration warns 2015 wildfires could be costly (access required)

Despite a wet spring, the Obama administration warned June 9 that this summer’s wildfires could drain the federal firefighting budget and force government agencies to transfer money from programs meant to reduce long-term fire danger. The Agriculture and Interior departments ...

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CCDC’s Pioneer Corridor will be extended to the Greenbelt (access required)

Capital City Development Corp.’s showplace for downtown mobility is the Pioneer Corridor, a path for walkers and bicyclists that weaves between the Greenbelt and Myrtle Street. The path, which runs between 11th and 12th streets, mostly away from vehicle traffic, ...

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CCDC will enter into negotiations for 14th and Idaho apartments (access required)

The Capital City Development Corp. will enter into an exclusive right to negotiate with LocalConstruct to develop the CCDC-owned property at 14th and Idaho streets that includes the Watercooler Building. The CCDC Board of Commissions in May selected LocalConstruct’s $5.8 ...

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Provisional accreditation is good news for Concordia law school (access required)

Concordia University’s Boise law school has earned provisional accreditation from the American Bar Association in its third year. The milestone will help the Portland-based university attract local students, some of whom had chosen other schools because of uncertainty about the ...

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