Trump-Friendly Idaho Doesn’t Put America First The top-performing economy among U.S. states relies heavily on international trade. By Matthew A. Winkler Idaho has fewer people than Houston, still grows the most potatoes, and outperforms all 49 other states with a 21st-century economy that shows that the U.S. does best when it puts the world first. Read full article here.
Local businesses cash in on NCAA tournament By TOM HOLM email@example.com 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 […]
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 […]
Clif Bar & Company Receives 2017 Climate Leadership Award for Supply Chain Efforts From the U.S. EPA
EMERYVILLE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Clif Bar & Company today received a prestigious award in Supply Chain Leadership from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The award recognizes organizations that demonstrate leadership in managing and reducing greenhouse gas emissions in internal operations and throughout the supply chain, as well as integrating climate resilience into their operating strategies. Read […]
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.
BY DICK GARDNER There is a hidden giant in the Idaho economy, whose story deserves to be told. Its name is the Idaho National Guard. Most folks associate the Guard with the many deployments that are part of Idaho’s contribution to national security. Or they may think of the Idaho National Guard responding to emergencies […]
(Sandpoint, Idaho, January 3rd, 2017) – Tamarack® Aerospace Group, Inc. announced today that it received U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for its Active Winglet system for the Cessna CJ business jet. The FAA STC follows the validation of the European Aviation Safety Administration (EASA) STC granted Dec 23, 2015. Read full article […]
Steady in-migration and employment growth will keep most sectors of the construction industry in the Mountain states healthy in 2017. Colorado and Utah should see close to a 6% increase in construction starts this year, led by continued improvement in the residential and non-residential sectors, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. Idaho won’t be far […]
Idaho Falls, ID — Eastern Idaho will be home to a new $1.65 billion Naval Reactors Facility (NRF) facility to handle fuel waste from the U.S. fleet of nuclear-powered warships, according to the U.S. Navy and U.S. Department of Energy. The NRF will be located at the Naval Reactors facility on the Energy Department’s southeastern […]