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Idaho's Single Largest Tech Event:


This year's VR Bash had over 20 vendors, 1200 plus attendees, and thought leadership from some of the biggest names in the VR/AR industry. With support of the community and IVRC members and partners, ...


"Mom, all the other kids are making fun of us !!!" Isn't It Time to Grow a More Entrepreneurial Idaho?:


[So let's DO something! ] Hey, Idaho made the NY Times and Inc. magazine and more on how Idaho is a crappy place to start a business! It's been crazy all the people who read about us and... call me, ...


'The lifeblood' of our state: For 50 years, saving rivers has been good for Idaho:


With leadership by four-term Idaho Sen. Frank Church, the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act was passed in 1968 and established America's premier program for safeguarding free-flowing waterways. Now, ...


How Fake News Turned Twin Falls, Idaho Upside Down - Is NewmEXIT next?:


At the height of the 2016 election, exaggerated reports of a juvenile sex crime brought a media maelstrom to Twin Falls -- one the Idaho city still hasn't recovered from. By CAITLIN DICKERSONS https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/26/magazine/how-fake-news-turned-a-small-town-upside-down.html?mcubz=0 *** Expansionist ...


Micron reports 'exceptional' sales, profits but will cut hundreds of Boise jobs:


Micron Technology Inc. reported record sales and fat profits Tuesday, reaping benefits from diversification and cost-cutting efforts as worldwide prices and demand for its memory products rise. ...


Idaho initiative automatically admits 20,000 students to college:


The Idaho State Board of Education has announced that more than 20,000 high school students have been admitted to Idaho's public colleges and universities. According to the board, this is the third ...


How Trump's Immigration Crackdown Threatens to Choke Idaho's Dairy Industry:




Idaho pays feds $3.5 million to settle FCC broadband claims:


Idaho has repaid the Federal Communications Commission $3.5 million to cover federal funds that went to the botched statewide school broadband contract. State leaders made the payment Sept. 5 as ...


Idaho considers a new approach to health insurance for sick and working poor:


Insurance Director Dean Cameron called it a "win-win solution" that would lower insurance costs while providing access to health care for Idaho's working poor. Your Health Idaho Executive Director Pat ...


Idaho schools chief seeks boost in education spending:


"Overwhelmingly, I'm hearing from educators and the public that Idaho is headed in the right direction for supporting students and teachers," Ybarra said in a prepared statement. "Idaho is seeing the ...


Build Your Business Workshops offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration Boise District Office and resource partners.:


Below are workshops offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration Boise District Office and resource partners. For additional information call (208) 334-1698 or email BDOEventReg@sba.gov. Registration ...


Build Your Business Workshops offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration Boise District Office and resource partners.:


Below are workshops offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration Boise District Office and resource partners. For additional information call (208) 334-1698 or email BDOEventReg@sba.gov. Registration ...


Boise State retention numbers draw national recognition:


"Our first-year retention rate is now up to somewhere between 78 percent and 80 percent, depending on how you count. And it's amazing when you stop and think, that was 60 percent a few years ago," BSU ...


Idaho Governor Andrus' legacy: Idaho's wild spaces, schools, nuclear cleanup:


Cecil Andrus, a Democrat and the longest-serving governor of Idaho, who saved Castle Peak from miners and engineered the protection of 25 percent of Alaska as wilderness, wildlife refuges and ...


A report says Idaho is the No. 1 cyberbullying state. Here's what you should know.:


One in five Idaho high school students say they have been cyberbullied, according to the latest Youth Risk Behavior Survey taken by the Idaho Department of Education. The 21.1 percent rate is the highest ...


Idaho's Treasure Valley is growing quickly, but how fast is too fast?:


I hope I haven't seen a future scenario for Boise, but with our recent community growth, I worry a bit. In late July and August, I was in Hanoi, Vietnam, a place I've known and worked in for ...


Boise's Micron expands R&D, aiming for a bigger role in our work and personal lives:


Micron Technology Inc. has created in Boise what its CEO calls the largest semiconductor research center for memory technology in the Western Hemisphere. Its purpose: to help Micron take an increasing ...


Battelle Energy Alliance grant applications are open for economic development and community giving:


Idaho National Laboratory Battelle Energy Alliance, which manages Idaho National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy, announced today that it is accepting applications for the fiscal year ...


Unheeded warnings, repeated mistakes put lives at risk at Idaho nuclear lab:


Ted Lewis knew the plutonium plates at the government lab where he worked could leak potentially lethal radioactive dust. He had seen it occur in the 1970s, when he was helping load some of ...


Anti-Californian sentiment has gripped Idaho for generations. Has anything changed?:


Some native Idahoans have a message for Californians: Stay away. That sentiment is so deeply entrenched, so common, that it is as familiar in Idaho as fry sauce and sagebrush. But what are ...


Video of run-in revives worries caused by Texas billionaires' Idaho land purchase:


A video showing a run-in between a security guard and a Valley County recreationist crystallized local worries about two West Texas billionaires' purchase of a vast swath of Southwest Idaho forest that ...


New Micron CEO sees a bright future for the Boise-based company:


Sanjay Mehrota, the new president and CEO at Micron Technology, Inc. https://www.micron.com/ , introduced himself to Boise July 27 with a story from his days as a student in India. Mehrota had been ...


New Idaho company PetIQ says its medicines would save you money on pet prescriptions:


Attention pet owners: A company you've never heard of wants you to stop buying prescription medicines and supplements for your dog or cat from your veterinarian and buy its products in stores instead. PetIQ ...


Idaho is spending $12 million on courses that colleges don't always accept:


Some Idaho high school students are getting a surprise when they get to college: Many of the dual-credit classes they took to get a jump on their higher education -- paid for by taxpayer money -- ...


Quit Your Job for a Better One? Not if You Live in Idaho:


Idaho achieved a notable distinction last year: It became one of the hardest places in America for someone to quit a job for a better one. The state did this by making it easier for companies to enforce ...


New area code for Idaho means 10-digit dialing:


Changes to the way Idaho residents make calls will start in less than one month. Beginning Aug. 5, callers will have to dial in the entire 10-digit number of the person they are trying to reach, including ...


HotdeskHQ - Premium Botique Style Co-Working Site Opens In Boise, Idaho :


By the year 2020 over 40% of the workforce will be freelance workers. That includes start-ups, entrepreneurs, solopreneurs, and independent workers. The need for space to work is on the rise and becoming ...


Idaho's 65 and over population is booming. That's going to cost us all more, but pay us more, too.:


Idaho's population continues to grow and age faster than the rest of the country, and that has big implications for wages, jobs and the state economy, as Baby Boomers bump up into retirement age and, ...


This Idaho company is North America's top frozen-potato maker. No, it's not Simplot:


Like the J.R. Simplot Co., Lamb Weston has toiled for decades in the Treasure Valley while building itself into a global frozen-potato-products powerhouse. Unlike Simplot, whose name is splashed ...


Idaho leads U.S. in personal income growth:


Idaho's seasonally adjusted personal income grew 1.6 percent from $66.5 billion in the fourth quarter of 2016 to $67.6 billion in the first quarter of 2017. It was the fastest growth rate in the nation, ...

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