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Boise fire truck maker adds investment, will change model, snaps up former Boise train plant

Boise Mobile Equipment, a Boise-based maker of wildland fire trucks, added investment from a large publicly-traded company. Oshkosh Inc., and its Pierce Manufacturing division completed...

Boise’s Saltzer Health set for change in ownership — again

The parent company of Boise's Saltzer Health is set to merge -- again. Last fall, Intermountain Healthcare announced it would combine with Sanford Health of...

You Asked: Will new Albertsons stores in Meridian, Star be like the Market Street flagship?

We've been following the progress of new Albertsons grocery stores in Star and S. Meridian for several years. Now, with construction underway on the...

Boise Entrepreneur Week expanding ‘Hacking for Homebuilding’ challenge

If you’re looking to innovate in the development world, you might have a chance to win some cash.  This fall, Boise State’s Venture College and...

Boise’s Record Exchange to transition to new owners after 44 years

The Record Exchange used to end its ads on the radio with a simple promise: The Record Exchange... As long as there's music. For the last...

Sun Valley’s owner Sinclair strikes deal to sell most of its assets. SEC filing sheds light on resort’s status

The Sun Valley Resort’s parent company could soon be part of a new, larger, publicly-traded company.  But SEC filings note the resort and sister properties...

‘T-Rex’: Safeway made big bet on Theranos before sale to Albertsons. Now the blood test co. CEO is on trial

In the middle of the last decade, Safeway Inc. made a big bet. So big, it gave it the codename T-Rex. Safeway built out 800...

JR Simplot Co. expands into Ohio with acquisitions

J.R. Simplot Co. will expand its Grower Solutions operations into Ohio.  The family-owned company, famous for its french fries, just bought Precision Partners LLC, an...

Boise’s Clearwater Analytics files for IPO, could fetch $4 billion valuation

Boise's Clearwater Analytics hopes to go public on the New York Stock Exchange, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The IPO...

Water, gym equipment, roofs and more top annual list of fastest-growing Idaho businesses

Inc. Magazine's annual list of fastest-growing companies is out, and 26 Idaho-based companies made the list. The annual ranking is open to all for-profit companies...

Little addresses business community: Vaccines, COVID, surplus, daycare & more

Gov. Brad Little’s annual “Address to the Business Community” was an upbeat one on Monday, stressing Idaho’s “incredible economic success” despite a year and...

Some Idaho restaurants win big in $47 million of federal grants, others lost out and could face closure

A few hundred of Idaho’s restaurants and bars just got an infusion of cash to help them get through the COVID-19 pandemic, but others...

Boise hotels see best month ever. Picture for events in rest of 2021 remains unclear

June was the best month ever for hotel bookings in the Boise area. That's according to the Greater Boise Auditorium District, which shared the results...

Spanish language radio station changes approach to be information hub for Latino community

When the pandemic first hit, Radio Voz Latina shifted its focus to provide COVID-19 information to the Latino community in the Magic Valley. Now in...

Albertsons hires Best Buy exec credited with leading retailer’s turnaround

Albertsons announced it hired a new president and chief financial officer. This announcement comes on the heels of longtime CFO Bob Dimond's retirement from...