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Not much change in real estate sales yet despite COVID-19 (access required)

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Not much changed in the Treasure Valley residential real estate market during March, despite the arrival of the COVID-19 virus in Idaho. In the March market report released by Boise Regional Realtors (BRR) on April 13, the surprise may be that ...

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Coronavirus forces new approaches to fighting wildfires

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They are two disasters that require opposite responses: To save lives and reduce the spread of COVID-19, people are being told to remain isolated. But in a wildfire, thousands of firefighters must work in close quarters for weeks at a ...

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COVID-19 cancellations hit Idaho arts organizations hard (access required)

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This article was updated April 14 to correct a name and clarify ticketing policies. Leta Harris Neustaedter will have to wait another year to be a witch. The Boise-based musician and arts educator had been cast as the witch in ...

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While Idaho road construction remains healthy, 10% of all construction workers laid off due to COVID-19 coronavirus (access required)

Around 10% of those employed in the construction and extraction sector have been laid off since the beginning of March as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. Meridian-based Engineered Structures Inc. laid off employees sometime before April. Neil Nelson, the ...

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Tamarack Aerospace creates 3D-printed masks for hospital (access required)

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SANDPOINT — Another Idaho manufacturing company is leveraging its resources to create products to help fight the COVID-19 coronavirus. Tamarack Aerospace is using materials that normally become airplane parts to develop masks for health care workers, using 3D printers. “When we ...

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A word with Janessa White, co-founder of Simply Eloped

Started in 2016 in Idaho by a young couple seeing a shift towards elopements instead of traditional weddings, Simply Eloped got ahead of the curve and offered a unique service: planning small weddings and destination weddings for couples seeking something ...

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COVID-19 impacts road, airline transportation numbers (access required)

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If you’ve felt like the state’s roads have been eerily quiet lately, you’re right. Idaho automobile and air traffic have both fallen as a result of the COVID-19 virus. Average vehicle traffic on the state’s roads dropped 40% over a ...

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