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Hawks have flat year at the gate, waiting for Cubs’ decision (access required)

The Boise Hawks minor had a slight dip in attendance this year, with approximately 90,000 fans going to minor league baseball games this summer. Last year, 91,000 attended. “It’s not where we want to be. We want to be filling ...

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Bodovino is a world leader in self-service wine tasting (access required)

Self-service wine tasting is the order of business at downtown Boise’s Bodovino wine bar and retail shop. It’s the largest outlet in the world for Italian wine dispenser manufacturer WineEmotion. To sample wine at Bodovino, customers load up a Bodovino ...

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The Owyhee is filling up faster than expected (access required)

Clay Carley had no idea what the public would think of his vision to reenergize the 104-year-old Owyhee Plaza Hotel building as a modern office, residential and commercial center. All he knew was the rooftop intrigued him to no end. ...

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Lawmakers may take up ‘benefit corporation’ status (access required)

Idaho may soon join more than 25 other states in allowing a new business classification for corporations that promise to benefit their community and environment, potentially at the expense of profits. Laws allowing for benefit corporations have been approved in ...

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Idaho Shakespeare Festival hits record attendance (access required)

As the Idaho Shakespeare Festival plays out its last few weeks, Producing Artistic Director Charles Fee has already been smiling for months as he looks through attendance and revenue sheets. The festival will achieve record attendance and earnings from ticket ...

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Salmon’s Gem Air wants grant for year-round Boise flight (access required)

Gem Air has been flying four round trip routes between Boise and Salmon since May, but that service will likely shut down at the end of September unless the small airline gets a $250,000 federal grant. Gem and Lemhi County ...

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Terry Reilly is building a new health clinic in Nampa (access required)

A new era will start with a new building for the new Terry Reilly Health Services clinic in Nampa, set to open in March or April. Never before has Terry Reilly, a community health center created in 1971, built a ...

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A word with Janice Fulkerson of the Idaho Nonprofit Center (access required)

Janice Fulkerson is the executive director of the Idaho Nonprofit Center, the organization that provides technical assistance to many of Idaho’s 4,500 nonprofit organizations. Fulkerson started her career in social work but rapidly moved into the health insurance industry before ...

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Oliver Russell acquiring Social Good Network (access required)

Boise advertising agency Oliver Russell is acquiring the assets of startup Social Good Network, after the online fundraising company couldn’t receive any additional funding beyond seed funding the company announced in late 2012. An investor in that seed round of ...

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USDA launches new dairy insurance program

Dairy farmers squeezed in recent years by low milk prices and high feed costs can begin signing up next week for a new program replacing old subsidies that didn’t factor in the price of corn. Signups for the new program ...

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