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Big Cedar Media - With his grant-winning startup, Idaho veteran tells inspiring stories via video, nature:


A common misconception about Trailhead is that we're an incubator for tech startups. While we have some of those, our 350 members come from all sides of entrepreneurialism. Forty-five percent work ...


Gap between Boise's richest and poorest grows dramatically - #7 in top 100 metro areas :


The Treasure Valley is growing quickly in myriad ways, and with that has come a massive leap in the gap between the Boise metropolitan area's richest and poorest households, according to a Bloomberg ...


In Idaho and across U.S., politicians push to prosecute women over abortions:


Anti-abortion rhetoric is intensifying ahead of midterm elections as a rush of officials in Republican-dominant states push legislation that would punish both doctors and patients, even though such ...


European Trade Show Yields Significant Results for Seven Idaho Outdoor Recreation Companies:


Idaho Department of Commerce exhibited at the IWA Outdoor Classics in Nuremberg, Germany March 9-12 to assist seven Idaho-based outdoor recreation companies specializing in the production of guns, ...


Finalists Named for Boise State President:




VR & Storytelling (Plus our April Member Meeting!):


VR and storytelling is a theme we're exploring right now. Make sure you read Professor Gauthier's article on this topic and join us for a panel discussion on VR & Film one week from today at our April ...


Idaho Commerce Announces George Lynch As New Economic Development Advisor:


Idaho Commerce Director Bobbi-Jo Meuleman has announced the hiring of George Lynch as Senior Economic Development Advisor. Mr. Lynch will start his new role at Idaho Commerce on April 17. "As ...


Mayor Bieter to Boise: We can't 'mobilize' at borders, keep growth out:


What a difference a day and an audience make for a mayor struggling with one of the most critical issues facing his city in decades. On Tuesday, in front of the Downtown Boise Association, a ...


The Fastest Growing City in Idaho Now Has the Fastest Growing Fiber Network:


The fastest growing city now has the fastest growing fiber network, and Treasure Valley businesses are poised to benefit. Syringa Networks, a Boise-based leader in fiber-optic network solutions, ...


Boise State breaks ground on $50 million materials research center:




'Dawn of New Day': State Board names Boise State's Satterlee as next Idaho State University president:


The State Board of Education voted unanimously on Thursday to name Kevin Satterlee as the next president of Idaho State University. Satterlee will officially take the helm as ISU's 13th president in ...


Boise startup Red Aspen hit $1 million in sales in 5 months. 'I have no idea where we'll be in five years.':


Magic indeed. Owners Jesse McKinney, 31, her sister Genie Reese, 29, and Moore, 34, all Boiseans, launched their false-eyelash business last October. In March, they reported reaching $1 million in sales. BY ...


Idaho workers' earnings topped the nation in '17. Good news, you say? Look closely:


The problem is that the statistics released by measure overall earnings, not earnings per worker. And because Idaho added 24,880 jobs in 2017, wages paid to those workers bulked up the earnings growth. BY ...


Idahoans, you can get a free, one-hour introduction to app development next week:




How Boise-based Micron Thrives in the Global Chip Business:


Even if you're not a gadget geek, you likely know whether your laptop is powered by an Intel chip or one from a competitor like AMD. The sticker plastered next to your keyboard won't let you forget. But ...


Idaho has Top 10 fastest-growing U.S. cities from north to south:


Five Idaho cities made various Top 10 fastest-growing metropolitan and micropolitan area lists released March 22 by the U.S. Census Bureau in the wake of the bureau's December announcement that Idaho ...


Noncompete bill on its way to Idaho governor:


A bill that would repeal a controversial noncompete provision in Idaho code has passed the House and is on its way to Gov. C L. "Butch" Otter for his signature. "Hopefully we have fixed our terrible ...


10 across Idaho chosen by peers as influential leaders:


Over eight years nearly 60 CEOs, company presidents, nonprofit executive directors and government leaders have been honored through Idaho Business Review's CEO of Influence awards program. This year, ...


Internet sales tax bill headed to Idaho Senate:


An Idaho Senate panel has advanced a plan to collect and remit sales tax on online purchases. The Senate Local Government and Taxation Committee on March 8 agreed to advance the proposal to the Senate ...


Boise is the fastest-growing area in the U.S., Forbes says. And it will keep growing.:


By all metrics, Boise is booming, according to a new Forbes list of the fastest-growing cities in the country. Idaho's capital swept the competition, exceeding 2017 expansion projections "by ...


Solar-power billing robs poor to pay rich, Idaho Power says. The state might change it:


After months of contention, the Idaho Public Utilities Commission has decided to consider Idaho Power's proposal to make customers who install solar panels on their roofs pay more for access to the ...


Idaho lawmakers block new approach to health insurance for sick and working poor:


One of Idaho's biggest advocates for giving health care to this state's poor still hoped Tuesday to revive the latest attempt to do so. But Gov. Butch Otter's legislative proposal to provide health ...


For the first time in school history, the College of Idaho names co-presidents:


The College of Idaho announced former Treasure Valley YMCA CEO Jim Everett and former TitleOne president Doug Brigham as its new presidents Saturday. It is the first time in school history the office ...


Senate panel's vote gives Idaho schools new science standards, climate change and all:


After three years of resistance at the GOP-dominated Idaho Statehouse, including more pushback from House Republicans this session, the Senate Education Committee voted 6-3 on Thursday to approve ...


Idaho's Gem State Angel Fund Invests in Retrolux:


The Gem State Angel Fund http://www.boiseangels.com/ recently added to the Fund's investment portfolio of local startup companies by investing in Retrolux, Inc. Lead by CEO Leif Elgethun , ...


Idaho Commerce Opens 2018 Application for the Idaho Regional Travel & Convention Grant Program:


The Idaho Department of Commerce-Tourism Development is accepting applications for the Idaho Regional Travel & Convention Grant Program for the 2018 grant cycle. Applications must be submitted via ...


Boise State + Oculus & Google Expeditions in ID! - Idaho Virtual Reality Council:


Google Expeditions will be touring classrooms in Idaho and bringing with them a sneak peek at ​Expeditions Augmented Reality. This is ​an unreleased feature of Expeditions where teachers can ...


When it comes to science, legislators, trust your Idaho educators and experts - The Idaho Stateman Editorial Board:


We urge lawmakers to trust their process. The debate in the Idaho Legislature over science standards, for us, comes down to facts like these: A committee of 20 top teachers, along with experts from ...


Companies spend billions on data ​farms in other states. Not Idaho. Here's why:




Public Invited to Comment on State Plan Addressing Critical Workforce Needs in Idaho:


Public comment is sought on updates to the 2016-2019 Idaho Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) state plan through a series of meetings each Tuesday for the next five weeks. The updates address ...

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