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Deal notes: Cole merges with Bend firm, Epic sold to national real estate co.

Two Boise companies announced this week they would join with other firms, with one getting acquired and another taking part in a merger. Cole goes...

‘Banner year:’ Boise Startup Week plots expansion, with new name and amped up prize money

For 2021, Boise Startup Week will return to an in-person event -- with a new name: Boise Entrepreneur Week. "I would guess a banner year. With...

Third Boise-based business hits Fortune 500 list

The annual ranking of top companies in the US, ranked by revenue is out from Fortune. And this year, Boise has a third company...

Jacksons owner files to take control of Tobacco Connection & Big Smoke stores

The owners of Jacksons Food Stores appear poised to add scores of new stores to their control. Last month, Jackson BevCo of Meridian filed with...

New flights from Boise to north end of Seattle area finally set to start

Just before the COVID-19 pandemic began impacting the Boise area, we told you about a plan to add a flight from Boise to a...

ParkMobile facing class-action lawsuit after data breach

If your data was compromised through Boise's parking app, someone is fighting for you in court. At the end of May, a Vermont customer...

Albertsons tried to buy Whole Foods. A worried CEO threw a Hail Mary for Amazon instead

A new book on Amazon Inc. sheds light on the 2017 purchase of Whole Foods by the primarily online retail giant. And it details...

Small Idaho credit union’s financial health prompts ’emergency merger’ with larger local CU

Mountain Home-based Pioneer Federal Credit Union merged with another Idaho-based CU, Desert Sage. The single location credit union based in Nampa joined PFCU last...

IndieDwell shuts down Caldwell factory for revamp, lays off 61 employees; Expands elsewhere

A prominent affordable housing manufacturer in Caldwell closed its doors earlier this year.  IndieDwell, a company focused on building affordable housing units made out of...

Company built ‘landmark’ Meridian building for 100s of employees. Now it’s laying them off and a new co. will take over

Just a little over a year ago, Perspecta said it would set up shop in Meridian and add 500 new jobs in the defense...

Idaho will stop participating in pandemic unemployment programs

Gov. Brad Little announced Tuesday Idaho will stop participating in three federal pandemic unemployment compensation programs. A news release from The governor's office says...

Real estate game show hopes to springboard off of Boise’s tight housing market

A new game show that plays on the Treasure Valley’s tight housing market is coming to Idaho’s airwaves and show creators are actively looking...

Who needs 40 hours a week? Local tech company gives workers option to work part-time

What would a workplace look like if you didn’t need to be at your desk 40 hours a week? Boise-based startup Metageek CEO Ryan Woodings...

‘A couple of hundred potential buyers:’ Investors snapping up Boise apartments, office buildings

BoiseDev told you yesterday about the investor demand for local real estate. But investors are interested in buying more than single-family homes.  Locally based brokers...

‘On everybody’s radar’: As many as 1-in-5 Ada Co. homes not going to primary homeowners

Real estate markets are tight in markets across the country and it’s not just homeowners buying them.  The combination of record-low interest rates, a nationwide...