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The millennials are coming to Boise (access required)

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Boise is one of the cities that’s attracting millennials, landing at No. 25 on a list of top places for that demographic. The study by e-commerce financial services company SmartAsset used the most recently available Census Bureau 1-year American Community Survey ...

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Idaho to stay at Stage Four for now to slow COVID-19 cases (access required)

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After failing to meet the criteria to move forward with reopening the economy, Gov. Brad Little announced that Idaho would stay at Stage Four. “I’m announcing that we have not met the criteria to move out of Stage Four,” The ...

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Catching up with Liiingo, as it revitalizes the QR code (access required)

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A locally developed application intended to help companies provide information in multiple languages could revitalize the QR code market. “It seems so obvious,” said Andrea Sorensen, CEO of the three-year-old, Boise-based Liiingo. “But the more I looked for it, I ...

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Children’s Place to close mall stores; no word yet on Idaho’s (access required)

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A battling retailer has taken aim at retail’s Achilles’ heel: the mall. At its first quarter earnings meeting for investors, Children’s Place announced it will close 300 stores, targeting those located at malls. The children’s apparel and accessories retailer also markets apparel ...

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Idaho potato farmers eye drop as exports get pummeled (access required)

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Potato growers are getting fried because French fry exports are getting mashed. Exports through the Northwest Seaport Alliance ports of Seattle and Tacoma are down 9.6% this year, according to port statistics. Close to a tenth of those exports are just ...

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Idaho Trust Bank creates separate private banking division (access required)

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Idaho Trust Bank is setting up a separate private banking division that will be housed at its downtown Boise headquarters. “We want to identify it as a specific, dedicated component of our banking offering,” said co-founder Tom Prohaska, who was ...

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Saint Alphonsus Health CEO gains national recognition (access required)

In an Idaho first, Odette Bolano, CEO of Saint Alphonsus, was named one of the 50 most influential health care executives in the country in 2020. The accolade comes from Modern Healthcare Magazine, one of the nation’s leading publications on ...

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Albertsons grocery store chain on verge of going public

It’s one of the biggest investment stories in the country right now. The Boise-headquartered Albertsons grocery-store chain is finally making its initial public offering of stock after it shelved its original IPO plans five years ago. The official commencement of the ...

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Compact fast reactor proposed for eastern Idaho nuclear site

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A California company wants to build and operate a compact fast nuclear reactor in Idaho. The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Tuesday that it has accepted a license application submitted by Oklo Inc., to build a ...

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