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“Record demand”: The need for multifamily housing and Nampa’s economy discussed during forum

The Nampa Chamber of Commerce hosted its economic forum Wednesday afternoon.  City of Nampa Economic Development Director Robyn Sellers kicked the event off with a...

Chobani says it will not go to IPO

Yogurt maker Chobani has withdrawn its plans for an initial public offering, according to CNBC. The company originally planned to hit the stock market last...

Boise trampoline park to close for good

Altitude Trampoline Park on Milwaukee St. near Boise Towne Square Mall will close for good on Sunday. In an online post, Altitude said the current...

Treasure Valley parents struggling to secure child care amid daycare staffing shortages

Finding and securing child care in the Treasure Valley is a lot easier said than done. Many parents are on year-long waitlists, in part,...

Idaho incomes rise, but housing costs far outstrip them

Income for Idaho workers has grown between 25% and 32% since 2015, but housing prices have soared more than 150% in the same time...

McCall, Valley Co. hope to bring new fast, affordable internet option to mountain communities

The pandemic has proven that many desk jobs can be worked remotely, making reliable and affordable internet service all the more important. McCall City...

ICYMI 2021: McCall saw its economy take off during COVID-19, but concerns of ‘Boise on steroids’ loom for housing

Originally published March 24, 2021. A little more than a year has gone by since McCall and Valley County officials issued a travel advisory asking...

Boise explores changes to childcare worker licensing to relieve worker shortage

Boise is hoping to bring a little relief to the struggling childcare industry.  This fall, the city council gave an enthusiastic thumbs up to a...

Economic growth, frustration and deferred dreams fueling tens of thousands of job resignations in Idaho

Mac Fenner’s job at an AT&T call center was perfect on paper.  It paid nearly $19 an hour, had great benefits and friendly coworkers. It...

Boise works to land major business expansion. Could it be Micron?

During the Boise City Council meeting on November 9th, Mayor Lauren McLean was not at her usual seat in the center of the dais....

Downtown pizza place closes for good, donates remaining food

A downtown Boise pizza joint is closing its doors for good. Firenza Pizza, located at the base of the One Capital Center building, says supply...

Labor shortages are still impacting Idaho industries. This is why.

The labor shortage continues to impact industries here in Idaho and across the country. According to the Idaho Department of Labor, there are a few...

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 State offers student interns to small businesses at no cost

If you own a small business and could use some extra hands, Boise State is offering up interns at no cost to employers. BSU’s Bronco...

‘Very optimistic:’ How COVID-19 changed Idaho tourism and what’s next for Boise, McCall, Sun Valley & beyond

Summer is just around the corner. After a long year or so during the COVID-19 pandemic, Idahoans and people across the region are dreaming...