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Workforce Task Force Created by Idaho Governor

BOISE, Idaho (KLIX) Idaho's governor has created another task force aimed at improving funding and delivery of a skilled workforce.

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Governor "Butch" Otter meets with Chinese representatives on a recent trade mission in late October. Photo courtesy Office of the Governor
Governor "Butch" Otter meets with Chinese representatives on a recent trade mission in late October. Photo courtesy Office of the Governor
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Idaho Governor Sees More Trade Opportunities in China

BOISE, Idaho (KLIX) Idaho's governor says the recent trip to China proved to be a success and identified future potential in the Asian market.

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Courtesy, Bill Colley.
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For Life, America & Donald Trump

Our neighbors in Idaho Falls are impressive. 

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A temporary grant of one extra hour of sleep.  Courtesy, Bill Colley.
A temporary grant of one extra hour of sleep. Courtesy, Bill Colley.
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Daylight Saving Time Offers No Benefits

 

As an early riser I enjoy the time change approaching this weekend as I always think I’m gaining an hour of sleep.

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Photo by Andrew Weeks
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Clif Bar Needs a Mouth Washed Out With Soap (Opinion)

Clif Bar is re-defining the meaning of a good corporate citizen.  The company came to the Magic Valley with the promise of new jobs and perhaps a ready market for local agricultural products.  Clif Bar has a potty-mouth cartoon spokesman.  He’s offering a political take on traditional agriculture.

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SIEDO Appoints Interim Executive Director.

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX) The Southern Idaho Economic Development Organization (SIEDO) announced Friday the appointment of an interim executive director.

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Courtesy, Bill Colley.
Courtesy, Bill Colley.
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The Twin Falls of the Future

What should Twin Falls look like in 5 years?  Or 10 or 25 or 30?  We spent a few minutes this morning with Jonathan Spendlove.  He’s a Community Development Planner for the city...

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Have you had enough of bad service?  Courtesy, Bill Colley.
Have you had enough of bad service? Courtesy, Bill Colley.
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$15 an Hour? For What? (Opinion)

I like eating out but I don’t enjoy it when the service is poor.  Yesterday on Facebook I mentioned an experience eating at a local restaurant near where I live...

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Jerome County Commissioner Candidate Roy Prescott

 

A familiar name is coming back to politics in Jerome County.  Roy Prescott is challenging for County Commissioner in the May 17th Republican Primary.  O...

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Has the largest retailer seen better days?
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Commentary: Walmart’s Speedy Checkout May Not Mean Fast

Speedy check-out doesn’t mean fast.  It could mean glacial pace.  I was thinking about semantics today while standing in a long-line at the nation’s largest retailer...

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Commentary: Are These the End Times?

A couple of weeks ago I mentioned on-air there was economic trouble ahead.  I’m not reading this in America’s largest newspapers or hearing it on TV network news...

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Challenging drives for taxpayers are a challenge in Boise.
Challenging drives for taxpayers are a challenge in Boise.
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Commentary: Idaho Legislators Need Some Stones

Idaho Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter won’t describe it the same way but he’s left his fellow Republicans some rotten eggs in this year’s Easter baskets...

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All out of dimes, Courtesy, Wikimedia.
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Commentary: Democrats and Carnival Barkers Are Going Extinct

Remember the gravelly voiced woman in Cleveland who bragged about having an “Obama phone” during the 2012 Presidential Election Cycle?  “Everybody in Cleveland got an Obama phone...

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Mid-morning traffic passes through a lonely downtown.
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Commentary: Idaho and America at the Crossroad

Saturday I drove to Sun Valley.  I listened the entire trip to Newsradio 1310 KLIX.  Only during a couple of stops at intersections at the resort did I lose the station because of some nearby interference...

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Research May Show Democratic Administrations Better For Economy! KLIXcast

Wait....what?  Research over the past 80 years on the American economy, and documented in the book called "Bears, Bulls and the Ballot Box" says the American economy fared better under Democratic administrations than Republicans...

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According to Forbes, Which Party Provides a Better Economy?

The answer, according to Forbes, may surprise you.  Adam Hartung with Forbes.com looks at a book that analyzes the past 80 years of the American economy and shows under which political party the American economy did better...

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Magic Valley “America’s Most Diverse Food Basket”

(KLIX)- The Magic Valley is being called "America’s Most Diverse Food Basket". The Southern Idaho Economic Development Organization highlighted that diversity at its 11th annual summit on Thursday...

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Idaho’s Economy Growth Slow But Getting Better

A State economist warns t could take until 2014 for Idaho’s economy to fully recover from the 60,000 jobs lost during the recession. State chief economist Derek Santos told the Legislature's economic-outlook committee yesterday that Idaho's personal income — the total of wages, business profits, investment earnings and government payments such as Social Security — showed a 6 percent growth in 2011, fueled in part by the cut in the federal payroll tax...

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Top Story Podcast 9/08/11:Re-Districting, BBQ Wings, Alex Sinclair, State of the City, Killing Conservative Zombies

Top Story Podcast 9/7/11: FIrst hour - No agreement on redrawing Idaho's legislative district lines, BBQ wings in the park, Economist Analyst Alex Sinclair

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Sen. Risch Says “It’s Really Bad.”

Idaho Senator Jim Risch was in Twin Falls yesterday meeting with constituents as Congress takes its summer break.  He says the current economic situation is number one on the minds of Idahoans as he travels the state...

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