Category Archives: Idaho

Around Idaho: August 2017 Economic Activity — idaho@work

Information provided in this article is from professional sources, news releases, weekly and daily newspapers, television and other media. Northern Idaho North Central Idaho Southwestern Idaho South Central Idaho Southeastern Eastern Idaho NORTHERN IDAHO – Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Kootenai & … Continue reading

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Soft Skills Are Important to Getting and Keeping Your Job — idaho@work

You graduated… so what? Employers are identifying a trend in their newly graduated employees— lack of soft skills. In particular, personal attributes that allow an individual to interact effectively with other people (i.e. transitional, transferable and foundational skills). Experts have … Continue reading

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Poor Neighborhoods Make the Best Investments — Strong Towns

We can make low risk, high returning investments in our cities while improving the quality of life for people, particularly those who are not benefiting from the current approach. To read the full article, click the link below. Source: Poor … Continue reading

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Idaho After the Great American Eclipse (from Idaho@Work – IDOL)

This article uses info from the Idaho Department of Labor’s six regional economists, the Idaho Department of Transportation, CTR and news sources including Capitol Press, Idaho County Free Press, Idaho Mountain Express, Idaho State Journal, Local News 8, Idaho Statesman, KPVI, Post Register, Los Angeles Times, … Continue reading

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SBA Disaster Assistance Available to Idaho Private Nonprofit Organizations

SBA disaster assistance is now available in Bingham, Cassia, Elmore, Franklin, Gooding, Jefferson, Jerome, Lincoln, Minidoka, Twin Falls and Washington counties. Continue reading

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Southern Idaho Rural Businesses Recognized – Making It In Magic Valley 2017

What do these locally owned, rural businesses have in common?  Each one was selected for making a difference in their communities.  14 Magic Valley businesses, large and small were awarded as businesses “Making It In Magic Valley 2017” held on … Continue reading

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Idaho Department of Commerce Upcoming Events Calendar

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Idaho’s State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) Grant

Source: Idaho Commerce IDAHO’S STATE TRADE EXPANSION PROGRAM (STEP) GRANT STEP Year 2016-2017 APPLICATION PERIOD IS OPEN! The State of Idaho is still awaiting the announcement of awards by the U.S. Small Business Administration for the State Trade Expansion Program … Continue reading

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Small Business Focus: Jerome/Wendell Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Clinic

This article focusses on a new small business operating in the towns of Jerome & Wendell ID.   We would like to introduce Lon Egbert, PT, ATC, DPT and his team who are ‘movement experts’ as their website states. Lon … Continue reading

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Invest in a Sustainable Local Food System

(This article shared with permission from Idaho’s Bounty Cooperative, 7665 Mossy Cup St. Unit B. Boise ID  83709) Dear Idaho’s Bounty Cooperative member, producer, customer and supporter, Fantastic things are happening at Idaho’s Bounty Cooperative!  We just moved our distribution … Continue reading

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