Category Archives: Bliss

Gooding, Blaine, Camas, Lincoln Counties Labor/Jobs Pipeline Forum Oct 26, 2017 – Shoshone Community Center

A Special Invitation for Blaine, Camas, Gooding, Lincoln County High School Officials & Local Industry Representatives Invite You to Attend:   At the Intersection of Industry and Education Creating Career Opportunity Awareness for Students  &  Cultivating Our Future Talent Pipeline … Continue reading

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2016 Gooding County Fair & Rodeo

Info in this article was taken from The Courier News, written and published by Edward Reagan.  The Gooding County Fair exhibit entries begin today  – August 15th .  All Open Class items (except flowers and garden produce) will be accepted … Continue reading

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Small Business Focus: The Oxbow Diner – Bliss ID

If you’ve lived in Southern Idaho for any length of time, you have likely had the pleasure of stopping for coffee and pie, lunch or dinner at the historic Oxbow Cafe right off the freeway in Bliss ID.  This local … Continue reading

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Idaho Man To Talk March 19 About Only Frank Lloyd Wright House In The Gem State | Boise State Public Radio

Nestled in the Hagerman Valley sits the only structure in Idaho designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Henry Whiting II has owned the building since 1982. He’s spent years lovingly restoring the space, which had fallen into disrepair. He’s also … Continue reading

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History of Richfield, Idaho

Wonderful early photos of “The Biggest Little Town in Idaho”, Richfield, ID.  This information is credited to City of Richfield website as well as two ladies, Alice Crane Behr and Maureen Hancock Ward, who have painstakingly put together a long … Continue reading

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STOREMAGEDDON: THE END OF RETAIL AS WE KNOW IT – Place Dynamics White Paper

Today’s post is an interesting article on the decline of franchise retail and a possible resurgence of “mom and pop shops”.   Credit: Michael Stumpf, AICP, CEcD – Principal, Place Dynamics LLC Definition of “Mom and Pop Shops”: Unlike franchises and large corporations, … Continue reading

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Main Street LLC: Put Your Money Where Your House Is

Original post:  Orton Family Foundation Is your downtown succumbing to vacant and decaying historic buildings?  Gain new insights from this recorded webinar into a longstanding challenge for towns and small cities – getting the ball rolling to overcome vacancy and … Continue reading

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Greetings Southern Idaho Rural Communities!

We want to welcome you to our new webblog and hope you will find it as valuable as we intend it to be.  Our goal for this blog is to provide the small rural communities we serve in Gooding, Lincoln … Continue reading

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