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29 Things To Know About Moving To Boise

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 Posted in About Boise, ID | No Comments »

Strangers make eye contact,  smile at you, and even speak to you! Drivers seldom honk their horns. Drivers will usually let you merge into their lane. The Idaho constitution requires a balanced budget each year. We’re in the high desert at 2,800’ above sea ...

Breaking News: Albertson’s Buying Safeway

Friday, March 7th, 2014 Posted in About Boise, ID | No Comments »

    According to multiple news sources, Albertson’s is acquiring Safeway. The merger will create a network of 2,400 stores, 27 distribution facilities, 20 manufacturing plants, and 250,000 employees. The merger is intended to create cost efficiencies that will help Albertson’s compete with WalMart, ...

Idaho Ranked #7 Most Entrepreneurial State

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013 Posted in About Boise, ID | 2 Comments »

A recent survey by has ranked Idaho as the #7 Most Entrepreneurial State in the U.S. Business start-ups in Idaho enjoy tax credits for adding new jobs and expanding their facilities. They can also take advantage of various new business initiatives ...

Boise Named One of Fittest Cities

Friday, April 5th, 2013 Posted in About Boise, ID | No Comments »

Sunset magazine says Boise is 1 of 9 fittest cities in the West. The article describes local outdoor attractions and activities including ample green space, parks, the Boise Greenbelt, skiing at Bogus Basin, hiking Table Rock, flyfishing, and some of our ...

Boise Ranked #15 Fastest Growing City

Monday, January 28th, 2013 Posted in About Boise, ID | No Comments »

Forbes has ranked Boise as the #15 fastest-growing city in the U.S. while including the following statistics: 2012 Population Growth Rate: 1.8% Job Growth Rate: 1.8% Unemployment Rate: 6.4% Median Salary: $53,900 Source:  
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