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Boise’s ProClarity gets credit for growth-Firm’s revenues earn it a place on two national lists

Boise´s ProClarity Corp. has made it onto two national lists of the country´s fastest-growing companies. The software company was named to the Inc 500 ranking and the Deloitte & Touche Fast 500 list for surging…

Salesman Rick Carr to succeed retiring Jobs Plus president in Coeur d’Alene

COEUR d’ALENE — A salesman has been chosen to succeed Bob Potter at Jobs Plus. Rick Carr has lived in CdA for a decade while working in corporate sales Becky Kramer Spokesman Review Staff writer…

Jabil plant closure may hurt local (Boise) economy

Loss of payroll, tax revenue will affect the valley Jabil´s Meridian Plant is slowly decreasing operations after announcing layoffs in September. Jabil Circuit´s decision to abandon its 2-year-old Meridian plant and cut its 500 workers…

Idaho second in cutting welfare rolls

The National Center for Policy Analysis puts Wyoming first and Idaho second in the nation for reducing welfare rolls. The number of welfare recipients nationwide has fallen 60 percent since welfare reform was enacted in…

Business groups push Coeur d’Spokane-Combined metro area would mean more jobs and federal money, they say

Business groups are pushing for the federal government to declare Spokane and Kootenai counties a single metropolitan area. Karen Dorn Steele Staff writer Spokesman-Review The combined metro area of more than 500,000 people would raise…

Spokane Economic projects narrowed to four

Major plan would turn F.O. Berg building into business incubator A community group has identified four projects as a start toward creating jobs and boosting Spokane’s economic future. Tom Sowa Staff writer Of the four…

Seattle nonprofit lands $19.8 million for protein research

The institute collaborates with faculty and students at the University of Washington, and it has already spun out three companies. The Institute for Systems Biology, a Seattle nonprofit research center led by gene-sequencing pioneer Dr….

Tech vision will make Spokane area an industry leader

It is now nearly three months since I joined the Spokane Intercollegiate Research and Technology Institute, or SIRTI http://sirti.org/ . The past 11 weeks have been a whirlwind. I’ve traveled throughout Eastern Washington, shaken hundreds…

Boise coffee shop chain sure market not yet saturated

BOISE, Idaho (AP) – The smell of coffee permeates the air at the Boise corporate headquarters of Moxie Java International. Just steps from owner Rick Dean’s office is the company’s large warehouse, filled to the…

Sheridan author: Wyoming fantasy dooms economy

CODY, Wyo. – Wyoming’s fascination with a Hollywood version of itself has pushed the state toward economic distress, an aging population and a drain on young people who leave to find work, a Sheridan author…