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You Asked: What we know (and don’t) about Micron’s $15 billion expansion: incentives, housing, transit, water

After nearly a year of reporting, Micron Technology announced earlier this month its intent to make the most significant private investment in Idaho and...

Micron holds symbolic groundbreaking on $15 billion plant: ‘the desert… will be transformed’

Micron Technology welcomed an array of public officials for a symbolic groundbreaking event on its campus in southeast Boise Monday Morning. The company announced...

Eagle-based start-up launches Virtual Reality standardized test prep

An Idaho-based startup is hoping to help you study for your upcoming exams, but leave your flashcards and workbooks at the door.  Librarium is a...

Analysis: From a dentist’s basement to $15 billion: Micron’s investment in Boise significant for economy – and raises big questions

$15,000,000,000. Our typical style is to spell a number that large as "$15 billion." But it's worth looking at all those zeroes to begin...

‘Preserve options’: Micron asks for incentives for possible Texas plant as it decides where to expand in US

Micron Technology is seeking incentives to build a fabrication plant outside of Austin, Texas. That aligns with what a senior vice president told BoiseDev earlier...

Google says it will add Fiber service to Idaho – but doesn’t say where or when

Alphabet Inc.'s Google unit says it will bring its Google Fiber high-speed product to Idaho. But the company didn't say when, where or how. Last...

Boise Albertsons location replaces checkstands with all self checkouts in trial program

Albertsons Companies is testing out an idea: A store without traditional checkout lanes. The conveyor belts are gone at the store at Five Mile Rd....

‘Mega fab’: Micron official won’t say Boise’s in the running for expansion – but won’t deny it either

A top Micron Technology leader wouldn't confirm if the company is looking to build a so-called "mega fab" in Boise. But he wouldn't deny...

UPDATE: US Senate passes CHIPS+ act, which could benefit Micron, with bipartisan support – Risch & Crapo vote no

The United States Senate broke a stalemate and passed legislation that could bring significant tax breaks to Boise-based Micron Technology to expand computer chip...

US Commerce Secretary confirms possible large Micron Boise expansion, urges passage of CHIPS Act

US Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo told Idaho reporters Friday a major manufacturing expansion is slated for Boise, but only if Congress passes a package...

Micron joins 120+ CEOs in new pitch for $52 billion in funding as large Boise expansion hangs in the balance

Micron Technology CEO Sanjay Mehrotra continues his push for federal legislation to boost chipmakers like his Boise-based company. Now, he has backup from 122...

‘It gave me the side-eye’: Boise restaurant adds robots to waitstaff

A Korean Barbeque restaurant in Boise is putting a futuristic touch on its service. At Magnificent Garden on Milwaukee St., robots wheel up to customers'...

Idaho a ‘big deal’: Bill that could bring sales tax breaks for Micron, other chipmakers moves ahead in Idaho House

A bill that could help chipmakers like Micron Technology expand in the Gem State is moving forward to the Idaho House floor. As BoiseDev reported...

Micron Foundation gives more than $1 million in grants to Boise State, UI

The Micron Foundation is giving more than $1 million in grants to Boise State and the University of Idaho. The chipmaker made the announcement this...

Low wages make Boise an ‘easier recruitment’ location for high paying coastal companies

Marcus Lyons wasn’t sure how he felt about remote work before the pandemic.  Lyons, 34, worked for companies in and around Boise for years, but...