Posts Tagged ‘ Boise ’

SBA taking applications for free ‘Mini-MBA’ for Growing Businesses

Feb 18th, 2016 | By

Small Business Administration Press Release BOISE – Since 2015, the SBA Boise District Office has offered the Emerging Leaders training program for businesses on the brink of growth. The intensive entrepreneurship education series includes approximately 100 hours of classroom time over seven months of instruction. Upon completion of the course, participants have a three-year growth
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Student entrepreneurs invited to apply for statewide competition

Feb 4th, 2016 | By

Zions Bank press release Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge offering $100,000 in total seed fund prizes   BOISE — Innovators and entrepreneurs at Idaho’s 22 colleges and universities are invited to apply for the Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge, a statewide venture competition that will offer $100,000 in total seed fund prizes.   The Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge was launched
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SBA taking Emerging Leader applications

Feb 3rd, 2016 | By
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By Journal Staff The U.S. Small Business Administration Boise District Office is accepting applications for its 2016 Emerging Leader program in the Boise area. The free education series accepts 17-20 entrepreneurs on the brink of business growth, according to a press release. The intensive education program is described as a mini-Master’s of Business Administration program.
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The future looks bright for Pine Ridge Mall

Jan 30th, 2016 | By
LaNeige Bridal

By Cydney McFarland cmcfarland@journalnet.com CHUBBUCK — The Pine Ridge Mall has suffered in recent years but is on the upswing, according to Steve White, the senior vice president of Covington Realty Partners, the company that manages the mall. White said he thinks the increased traffic brought in by the six new restaurants opening in the
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Idaho lawmakers consider law to seal beer growlers with tape

Jan 25th, 2016 | By
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BOISE (AP) — Full beer growlers could be considered open containers under Idaho law, and state police are asking the Legislature to make a change. The fix? Tape, the agency says. KBOI-TV reports retailers are filling the reusable jugs, screwing on the caps, and sending customers out the door to face a fine — even
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Coffee House Invasion — 20 Beans & Brews locations coming to south Idaho

Jan 19th, 2016 | By
Snake River Coffee will close Jan. 24 and open again Feb. 11 as a Beans & Brews Coffee House. (Photo by Vanessa Grieve/Idaho State Journal)

By Vanessa Grieve/Idaho State Journal Beans & Brews Coffee House will open 20 locations in southern Idaho, and Snake River Coffee in Pocatello will soon change into the region’s second location. Snake River’s transformation will be the first of three Beans & Brews coffee houses to enter the Pocatello-Chubbuck market. Pocatello’s Loren Azzola, and his
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Rexburg lawmaker favors expanding multi-state med school program

Jan 14th, 2016 | By
Dave Goins/Idaho News Service
Idaho Senate President Pro Tempore Brent Hill, left, R-Rexburg, sits with Idaho Speaker of the House Scott Bedke, center, R-Oakley, and Idaho Republican Lt. Gov. Brad Little during Monday afternoon’s State of the State and Budget address by Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter at the Idaho Capitol building in Boise.

By Dave Goins Idaho News Service BOISE — Saying he supports a proposed Idaho expansion of the five-state WWAMI medical education program, Idaho Senate President Pro Tempore Brent Hill, R-Rexburg, on Monday disclosed a personal connection with WWAMI. Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter in his State of the State and Budget address Monday recommended expanding
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AAA: New transportation bills won’t fix everything

Dec 14th, 2015 | By

AAA Idaho Press Release   But Idaho and Congressional action paves part of the way to long-term solutions   BOISE – (Dec. 11, 2015) After years of short-term patches and extensions, Congress this past week agreed to a long-term, bipartisan surface transportation bill, one which will provide $281 billion for transportation program spending over five
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New tech can run tractors without operators

Oct 28th, 2015 | By
Farb Guidance Systems of Post Falls has unveiled a guidance system that allows farm equipment to run without an operator. Equipment can be driven completely by a computerized guidance system and monitored through a smartphone from anywhere in the world.
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By Cydney McFarland cmcfarland@journalnet.com BOISE — At the Idaho Technology Council’s inaugural Capitol Connect Conference in Boise on Thursday, Farb Guidance Systems unveiled a technology that allows farm equipment to perform actions without an operator. “It’s tractors specifically,” said John Bruce, vice president of Farb. “The guidance system interfaces with the machine to allow it
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3-D printing adds to manufacturing possibilities

Sep 30th, 2015 | By
Pulleys made with 3-D printing technology.

By Vanessa Grieve Three-dimensional printing is changing the way many products are created. From small, manufactured prototypes to durable, short-run components, the world of additive manufacturing has opened up new possibilities for making products. In July, Idaho Steel had a 3-D printing system installed at its food-processing equipment manufacturing facility in Idaho Falls. Idaho Steel
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