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Paramedics remodel North End station (access required)

The Ada County Paramedics have given a full makeover to their Station 17 at 1666 Ridenbaugh St. in the North End. The $750,000 remodel transformed a mid-century brick building into a modern “home” for paramedics, while retaining the basic historic ...

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Point-and-click medicine: Most mistakes happen when files go electronic (access required)

A woman is rushed to the emergency room with abdominal pain and, while being examined, her heart races out of control and she suffers a fatal stroke. Unbeknownst to the ER doctor, the woman had previously been diagnosed with tachycardia. ...

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CWI plans to add 32.5 acres in Nampa, seeks design for Boise campus

The College of Western Idaho expects to add 32.5 acres of land to its northern boundary as purchase of the land is expected to close in the next two weeks, the college reported. This $815,000 expansion will expand the campus ...

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Idaho university officials report program, staff cuts

All four of Idaho’s four-year public universities and colleges have eliminated degree programs, dissolved academic departments or reduced staff during the past year as part of a statewide effort to cut costs and prioritize college programs. Boise State University restructured ...

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Boise State athletic director leaves for Syracuse

Mark Coyle, formerly the athletic director at Boise State University, was named athletic director at Syracuse University in New York on June 19. Boise State replaced Coyle on June 23 with Curt Apsey, a long-time Boise State athletic department administrator ...

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A word with Dan Everhart of Preservation Idaho (access required)

Dan Everhart is the public face of Preservation Idaho, an all-volunteer group that works to save Idaho’s historic structures from extinction. Preservation Idaho has been busy lately trying to save five 120-year-old houses in an area of downtown Boise at ...

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Lodging revenues show healthy growth in Idaho tourism (access required)

Tourism in Idaho has grown substantially in recent years. Lodging revenues topped pre-recession levels in 2013 and then grew another 10 percent in 2014. The head of Idaho’s tourism recruitment effort said the agency is now focusing on using digital ...

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Montana CDC gets $65 million tax credits for projects

The Montana Community Development Corp. received a $65 million New Market Tax Credits allocation from the U.S. Treasury Department on June 15. Montana CDC can work with investors and companies looking to grow to use those tax credits to fund ...

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Idaho, Netacent trying to sell its unemployment software to other states (access required)

A Boise software company that helped the state of Idaho build its new $7 million unemployment computer system is now trying to sell part of that service to other states. Until recently, Idaho’s unemployment system, which pays jobless benefits and ...

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Capital, workers are issues at ag-tech conference (access required)

Idaho has a large and well-known agricultural industry and a growing technology sector. The state can do more to help the two sectors work together, said speakers at the Governor’s AgriTech Summit on June 16. Todd Stevens, co-founder and managing ...

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