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Million-square-foot industrial park being developed in Boise, Idaho:




No, says judge: Mining company can't pay pollution fine through cryptocurrency sale:


A gold mining company pitched a new idea to an Idaho federal judge on how it wanted to pay a quarter-million-dollar, court-ordered penalty for environmental violations. No, not with gold. Canada-based ...


Idaho can still be 'an unknown quantity' for tourists. But once they come, they love it.:




Idaho Virtual Reality Council Newsletter - Sept. 2018:


September means Immerse-a-thon time, so get your team together for your chance at the $2,000 grand prize! If you're interested, there's even a Unity for VR intensive happening THIS weekend. Check out ...


Apprentices learn manufacturing in Idaho's Magic Valley:


High school students in the Magic Valley are participating in apprenticeships to help them learn manufacturing skills. Similar to the software engineering apprenticeship program and the healthcare ...


"The Site" Here's how Idaho became home to the nation's top nuclear lab:


On Idaho's eastern side, between Blackfoot, Arco and Idaho Falls, lies an 890-square-mile tract that has played a big role in shaping the state's economy, culture and politics. The land, which ...


Power of Choice: Energy in Idaho:


Idaho has long enjoyed the benefit of low power costs. As the Treasure Valley's population grows, Idaho utilities are looking for ways to keep up with the growth and to keep power affordable. Researchers, ...


Micron announces $3B expansion in Virginia:


Micron Technology announced Wednesday it is making a $3 billion investment in northern Virginia to increase memory production and add 1,100 jobs. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam called the decision by ...


Entrepreneur with Boise roots built a company to help immigrants, and it's booming:


Matt Oppenheimer is a Boise native whose Seattle tech startup is making a splash, with $5 billion being sent annually via his company, Remitly https://www.remitly.com/us/en/ . But he sees even more ...


Houston-based cybersecurity firm Identity Automation has acquired Idaho-based health care tech company HealthCast Inc.:


The value of the deal was under $10 million and was Identity Automation's second acquisition in just under two years, James Litton, CEO and co-founder of Identity Automation, told the Houston Business ...


This Boise scientist has more patents than the inventor of the light bulb. Here's how.:


You're known to generations as America's greatest inventor. You invented the phonograph, the movie camera, the electric light. You received 1,093 patents from the U.S.. But now, here in Boise, somebody ...


Boise's big breweries face declining sales. Do you drink beer? Blame yourself:




An Outdoor Enthusiast's Guide to Ketchum, Idaho:




Idaho rejected for Women's Business Center grant:




Job growth sizzles in Idaho:


Idaho has had the second-fastest job growth in the nation over the past year and Kootenai County led the pack among five metro areas statewide in that category, a report released on Friday states. By ...


It's called 'bleisure,' and it's a tourism mix that can be a boon for Boise:


Westergard said a promising development is that Boise is attracting more "bleisure" travelers - business travelers who make time for vacation activities while in town or come back as vacationers, often ...


Growing Involta is working on data center tax exemption for 2019:


How is a data center like a tractor? Supporters of past failed attempts to exempt data center equipment from sales taxes will be trying another tactic in the upcoming legislative session: Equating data ...


Pack your bags! Boise gets hyped in 4 articles in past week. Including New York Times:


Less than one week after USA Today made the laughable claim that Boise is "the best-kept secret in the Pacific Northwest," http://www.matr.net/article-84114.html The New York Times has piled on. By ...


Idaho Travel Council Announces Annual Grant Awards - Over $5.5 Million Awarded for Tourism Promotion:


During its meeting held in Wallace this week, the Idaho Travel Council (ITC) granted $5,590,819 in tourism marketing funding to non-profit organizations through the Idaho Regional Travel and Convention ...


It's no surprise that in Boise, this 'More Good' traveler found lots of kindness:


Her collection of happy stories is not meant to ignore that there's a lot of bad things happening. But her mission is to remind people that there's a lot of good around, too. By Katherine Jones kjones@idahostatesman.com Read ...


In aging rural Idaho, this town says it's benefiting from Boise's growth:


As Boise braces for more booming growth, rural Idaho has prepared for a very different challenge. Since 2010, more than half of Idaho's 44 counties have seen hardly any population growth. Thirteen ...


The best-kept secret in the Pacific Northwest:




Idaho Virtual Reality Council Newsletter:


It's hot in Idaho this time of year and what a better way to cool off than in one of the multiple VR arcades around the state! Missed the VR & Architecture event? Next week CSHQA is presenting again ...


Top 10 U.S. cities for flipping houses. Idaho has 2 in top 3:




One more year, and you can surf, kayak or paddle in Boise's expanded whitewater park:


Surfers, kayakers, paddle-boarders and other wave junkies should be splashing away in the second phase of Boise's Whitewater Park next summer -- as long as construction stays on schedule. February ...


Fitch Analysis: Idaho May be Biggest Victim in U.S. / China Trade War :




Experiment with the nation's only co-presidents is a success at College of Idaho:


We have now been officially on the job co-presidents at The College of Idaho https://www.collegeofidaho.edu/ for more than three months and we can honestly say we are more optimistic about the future ...


Prepare your business for Idaho's rapid population growth:


Idaho has attracted a steady stream of new residents in recent years. And with good reason: the state and its cities offer excellent job opportunities in a growing range of industries, easy access to ...


Need to rent an affordable apartment in Boise? It will be harder than you think:


It's hard to miss the panic in Facebook posts, Craigslist ads, letters to the editor: I can't find an apartment to save my life. Can you help me? Please? By Maria L. La Ganga mlaganga@idahostatesman.com Read ...


Idaho National Laboratory specialists left plutonium in their car. In the morning, it was gone:


Two security experts from the Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory drove to San Antonio, Texas, in March 2017 with a sensitive mission: to retrieve dangerous nuclear materials from a nonprofit ...

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