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Looking to Utah for development ideas (access required)

Idaho lags behind Utah in the number of bonding options and in the ease of passing bonds for economic development and construction projects, according to Tommy Ahlquist, chief operating officer with development firm Gardner Co. Ahlquist, speaking at the Associated ...

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Proskriptive uses data to prescribe a healthy way forward (access required)

Much the way Amazon or Netflix targets its recommendations for books or movies, a Boise company plans to use vast quantities of data to tailor health recommendations to individual patients. Health care technology startup Proskriptive is building a “wellness automation ...

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Boise transportation workshop inspires Idaho communities (access required)

With “quality of life” firmly entrenched as a 21st century calling card for thriving communities, several Idaho communities have embraced the notion of adding bike lanes, better pedestrian access and slowed-down roads. Sandpoint has already completed nearly half of a ...

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Kolsen will lead Realtor group in a changing real estate world (access required)

Brenda Kolsen, the incoming president of the Ada County Association of Realtors, is working in a rapidly changing real estate world, where technology innovations make buying and selling a house easier or much more confusing. Kolsen is passionate about making ...

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Idaho Power’s share of alternative energy has tripled, is still growing (access required)

The share of alternative energy in Idaho Power’s portfolio tripled from 2010 to 2013, rising from 7 percent to 23 percent excluding hydroelectric power, and the amount of solar energy poised to come online in the next few years could ...

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A word with Boise State President Bob Kustra

In the last eight years or so, the national discussion about higher education has focused on science, technology, engineering, and math – the so-called STEM areas where employers say they are having the most trouble filling jobs. Meanwhile, employers also ...

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