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A word with Bleubird’s owner

Sarah Kornfield owns Bleubird with her husband, Dave Kelly. The two opened their sandwich place two years ago in a former coffee shop in downtown Boise, and now cater to a crowd that stretches out the door every lunchtime during ...

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Small business lending (access required)

Small business lending All businesses start out small, and in order for those businesses to thrive, they need cash. For some it’s $1,000 to buy a computer; for others it’s $1 million to build a store. In the quest for ...

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Help for Idaho’s smallest businesses (access required)

A Boise nonprofit hopes to expand its business lending services by joining the U.S. Small Business Administration Microloan Program, a federal program that helps nonprofits with lending experience make additional loans and offer business counseling. The Microloan Program supplies loans ...

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A word with Dave Schenker and Patrick Johnston of Greenspeed

Dave Schenker and Patrick Johnston are the co-founders of Greenspeed Research, a Garden City nonprofit that is devoted to developing a faster renewable-energy-fueled racing vehicle while educating young people on the joys of STEM work. Schenker, 37, and Johnston, 25, ...

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Whole Foods injects life back into Council-area hot springs (access required)

Dr. Richard Starkey, a dentist and physician who opened a hot springs resort in rural Council in 1906, is long gone. But his story is resurfacing through Whole Foods, which has purchased the hot springs and last month started selling ...

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Welcyon: Fitness for the over-50 crowd (access required)

You get to a certain age, and perhaps you’re not as fit as you once were. All of a sudden, the thought of working out with 20-somethings and 30-somethings is pretty much a deal killer. That’s how a Boise dinner ...

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