Press/News Category Archives: Business

Idaho Broadband Task Force Announces August Meeting

  MEDIA ALERT Contact: Taylor Walker Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 taylor.walker@commerce.idaho.gov   Idaho Broadband Task Force Announces August Meeting BOISE, Idaho (August 23, 2019) — The Idaho Broadband Task Force will meet Wednesday, August 28, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. PST. The meeting will be held at the Coeur d’Alene Resort (115 S 2nd St,

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Meet the Women Pioneering Idaho Wine

  Not only are women making some of Idaho’s best wine, but they’re shaping the future of this Pacific Northwest state’s budding industry. In a nascent wine industry that includes only 50 or so producers, one fact stands out: Women are not only making some of the state’s best wine, they are also making the

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Tariffs hit some Idaho produce, but exports strong overall

  BOISE — Exports contributed nearly $4 billion to Idaho’s economy in 2017. Though tariff wars with trade partners over the past year have hit some Idaho producers’ profits, overall exports are strong, and heads of Idaho’s foreign trade offices see opportunities on the horizon such as exporting hops for craft beer in the Asian

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Governor Little, Idaho Commerce Participate in SHOT Show 2019

Governor Brad Little and Idaho Commerce attended the National Shooting Sports Foundation Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show) January 22-25 in Las Vegas. Governor Little and the Idaho Commerce team supported nearly 75 Idaho companies participating in the show and hosted Idaho’s annual SHOT Show Reception at the Sands Exposition Center.

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Idaho Commerce Opens Applications for 2019 Idaho Wild Rivers Grant

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact:  Laurie McConnell Idaho Commerce – Tourism Development 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Idaho Commerce Opens Applications for the 2019 Idaho Wild Rivers Grant Program BOISE, Idaho (December 3, 2018) — Idaho Commerce is accepting applications for the Idaho Wild Rivers Grant Program for the 2019 grant cycle. Applications must be submitted via

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NASWA Recognizes McCain Foods as National Business of the Year

  For Immediate Release   NASWA Recognizes McCain Foods as National Business of the Year Washington – Recently the  National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) presented McCain Foods with the prestigious National Business of the Year award at their 81st Annual National Conference in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. The NASWA National Business of the Year

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Jayco, Inc. to Add Production Facility to Twin Falls, Idaho Campus

For Immediate Release MIDDLEBURY, IN – October 3, 2017 Jayco, Inc. to Add Production Facility to Twin Falls, Idaho Campus After an extensive search, Jayco®, Inc., a subsidiary of Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE:  THO), has decided to expand their manufacturing footprint in Twin Falls, Idaho.  The expansion, initiated to improve service to dealers in the

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Standridge Color Corp. builds facility in Burley, plans to employ 30

LAURIE WELCH lwelch@magicvalley.com  Sep 7, 2017   BURLEY — Standridge Color Corp. is constructing a 58,000-square-foot facility that adds color to plastics. “We are excited about our new facility in Burley and look forward to being part of this wonderful community,” said Henry Stowe with Standridge Color. The company’s site is on West Railroad Avenue

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