Local businesses cash in on NCAA tournament By TOM HOLM firstname.lastname@example.org The NCAA men’s basketball tournament is big business, and Idaho Falls companies are capitalizing on it. Local flooring company United Services Inc. put together the hardwood court to be used for the Final Four competition April 1 and 3 in Glendale, Ariz., and Doug […]
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Idaho’s Over-the-Year Job Growth Tops Nation; Unemployment Rate Remains Steady Idaho led the nation with a seasonally adjusted over-the-year (January 2016 – January 2017) job growth of 27,500 jobs and a growth rate of 4 percent – the fastest growth rate in the country. Year over year, all of Idaho’s major industry sectors experienced job […]
As the inevitable retirement of the A-10 Thunderbolt II “Warthog” aircraft mission at Gowen Field approaches, a celebrated legacy paves the way for Idaho’s next opportunity to contribute to our national defense while enhancing our own economy.
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) – Researchers at Idaho State University have programmed drones to be able to identify a potato-infecting virus. News sources report that researchers say they’ve been able to find individual plants infected with potato virus Y, commonly called PVY, with 90 percent accuracy using cameras mounted on drones. Full article here.
NEWS RELEASE: For Immediate Release Contact: Megan Hill Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 email@example.com Vie Active Announces First U.S. Headquarters in Ketchum The company will add 43 new high-paying jobs in Blaine County BOISE, Idaho—Thursday, December 1, 2016— Australian women’s activewear company, Vie Active, announced the creation of their first headquarters to Ketchum, Idaho. The […]
MEDIA ALERT Contact: Megan Hill Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 firstname.lastname@example.org Idaho Department of Commerce Announces Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) Grant Recipients BOISE, Idaho—Wednesday, November 16, 2016 —The Idaho Department of Commerce is pleased to announce two Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) grant recipients. The Idaho Commerce IGEM funds are awarded to Idaho research […]
NEWS RELEASE: For Immediate Release Contact: Megan Hill Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 email@example.com Albertsons Companies Continues Expansion in Idaho The company is projected to bring 300 new jobs and $38 million in additional state revenue BOISE, Idaho—Friday, September 23, 2016— Albertsons Companies, LLC (Albertsons), following an extensive remodel of its corporate headquarters here, announced today that […]
Editiorial: Nothing conservative about job growth Idaho leads the nation in year-over-year job growth, and many of those new jobs actually pay well, with good benefits. Yet one of the keys to that success story is under attack by conservative critics like the Idaho Freedom Foundation. The Tax Reimbursement Incentive is a weapon Idaho’s Department of […]
Dow Announces Agreement to Construct New STYROFOAM™ Brand Insulation Manufacturing Facility MIDLAND, Mich. – July 6, 2016 – The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) announced today its plans to construct a new manufacturing facility to be located in Burley, Idaho. The new facility will be operated by Dow Building Solution (DBS), a business unit within […]
Idaho Receives Area Development’s Silver Shovel Award NEWS RELEASE: For Immediate Release Contact: Megan Hill Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 firstname.lastname@example.org Idaho Receives Area Development Magazine’s 11th Annual Silver Shovel Award BOISE, Idaho — June 7, 2016— Area Development, the leading publication covering site selection and facility planning, announced the State of Idaho as a recipient […]