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4 Tips to Help Latino Business Owners Succeed

As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month this year, it’s a great time to recognize the many contributions of Hispanic small business owners. And there really are a lot of them. According to the LDC Latin American GDP Report 2021, Latinos contributed $2.7 trillion to the United States, which is equivalent to the seventh largest economy […]

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Longtime firefighter suffers medical emergency and dies fighting Moose Fire

SALMON – A wildland firefighter died this week after suffering a medical emergency while battling the Moose Fire north of Salmon. Gerardo Rincon, 48, was an Oregon crew chief working for North Reforestation Inc., according to a message from the US Forest Service. He died early Tuesday morning. “Gerardo has served as a forest firefighter […]

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Take Note: Top 10 Greenhouse Gas Emitting Industrial Plants in Idaho | Company

Power stations. chemical plants. Paper plants. These are just a few of Idaho’s major greenhouse gas emitters. Greenhouse gases emitted by humans are the primary driver of most observable changes in temperature, atmosphere and oceans that scientists have tracked over the past few decades, according to United Nations scientists. And these changes are already affecting […]

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Hang on to your plants! These Idaho Towns Are Where Farmers’ Almanac Predicts First Frost

The first day of fall arrived on Thursday, September 22, so the first frost of the year isn’t far behind, potentially damaging your hanging baskets and garden. The Farmers’ Almanac predicted the first frost in four of Idaho’s cities by finding the normal average first frost date. According to the almanac, the first frost will […]

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F1 team Williams releases Nicholas Latifi at end of season

Williams driver Nicholas Latifi of Canada drives off the track during the qualifying session at the Monza Circuit in Monza, Italy, Saturday September 10, 2022. The Formula One race is on Sunday. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni) Antonio Calanni PA WANTAG, England Formula 1 team Williams releases Canadian driver Nicholas Latifi when his contract expires at the […]

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Fugitive in massive Navy corruption case caught in Venezuela

SAN DIEGO A Malaysian defense contractor nicknamed “Fat Leonard” who orchestrated one of the biggest corruption scandals in US military history has been arrested in Venezuela after fleeing before his conviction, authorities said Wednesday. The international manhunt for Leonard Glenn Francis ended with his arrest by Venezuelan authorities on Tuesday morning at Caracas airport as […]

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LISTEN: Space Force releases its official song

(CNN) – The US Space Force released its official song, titled “Semper Supra,” on Tuesday. The song was first unveiled during Chief of Space Operations General John “Jay” Raymond’s speech at the 2022 Air & Space Forces Air, Space and Cyber ​​Conference in Maryland on Tuesday. The Space Force is the newest military branch, created […]

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Biz ‘Bite:’ Christmas concert already sold out at not-yet-open Idaho Falls venue

By: IBR Staff September 19, 2022 A major event venue in Idaho Falls was long overdue, but with news that the Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Concert was sold out, the Mountain America Center has arrived, even though the doors aren’t even open yet. The Dec. 13 Mannheim Steamroller Concert was the first event that the fledgling […]

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Idaho Community Foundation awards $220,000 in eastern Idaho

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) – The Community Foundation of Idaho has awarded more than $220,000 to nearly 60 schools, senior centers and other community organizations through its Forever Idaho East program, including more than 68 $000 in Bonneville County. Beneficiaries span from Lemhi County to Bear Lake County. One of the unique aspects of Forever […]

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New Images Show Intriguing Perseverance Discovery on Mars

The Perseverance rover used its robotic arm to study a rock called Skinner Ridge on Mars. | Nasa (CNN) — If you love space and exploring the cosmos, there’s no shortage of wonders right now. Scientists have identified mysterious diamonds that likely originated from a dwarf planet that once existed in our solar system – […]

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Senior Chinese official wants high-tech cooperation with South Korea

South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol, third from left, speaks with Li Zhanshu, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of China, second from right, at the presidential office in Seoul, China South Korea, Friday, September 16, 2022. (Korean Pool/Yonhap via AP) 160801+0900 PA Seoul, South Korea China’s legislature leader called for […]

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Idaho tax collections below expectations for August

By KEITH RIDLER, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho’s personal income taxes, sales taxes and corporate taxes all fell slightly below monthly projections for August, the Idaho Budget Office reported Tuesday. ‘State. The $38.5 million drop below expectations is still a tiny fraction of the state’s $6 billion budget. But it’s worth noting for […]

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Car guy Biden to tout electric vehicles at Detroit auto show

President Joe Biden speaks about the Cut Inflation Act of 2022 during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) Andre Harnik PA WASHINGTON President Joe Biden, a gearhead with his own vintage Corvette, will showcase his administration’s efforts to promote electric vehicles during […]

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The Idaho Community Foundation awards more than $220,000 to organizations in eastern Idaho. Here’s who got the money.

The following is a press release from the Community Foundation of Idaho. The Community Foundation of Idaho supports nearly 60 schools, senior centers and other community organizations with more than $220,000 in grants through its Forever Idaho East program. Beneficiaries span from Lemhi County to Bear Lake County. One of the unique aspects of Forever […]

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Idaho Governor Brad Little signs letter opposing student loan cancellation plan

Idaho Governor Brad Little is one of 22 governors across the country to sign a letter to President Joe Biden opposing his plan to forgive some student loan debt, claiming that the plan will encourage more student loans, incentivize higher tuition fees and exacerbate inflation. The governors of Montana, Alaska, Utah and Wyoming also signed […]

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Texas coach, players say narrow loss is win for the future

Texas wide receiver Jordan Whittington runs after a catch as he is defended by Alabama defensive back Kool-Aid McKinstry during the first half of an NCAA college football game, on Saturday, September 10, 2022, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas) Michael Thomas PA AUSTIN, TX Texas was looking seconds away from a potential win over […]

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South Dakota tribes buy land near Wounded Knee massacre site

FILE – This Feb. 7, 2012 file photo shows a cross on a grave at Wounded Knee National Historic Site in South Dakota. Two Native American tribes in South Dakota have agreed to purchase 40 acres of land near the Wounded Knee National Historic Site on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. (Rapid City Journal via […]

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Biden will tell Ohioans his policy will revive manufacturing

President Joe Biden reacts as he leaves after speaking at a Democratic National Committee event at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022, in Oxon Hill, Md. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Alex Brandon PA WASHINGTON President Joe Biden wants to shine a light on a rare bipartisan down payment on American manufacturing […]

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Casper Ruud still chasing the No. 1 US Open title

Casper Ruud of Norway reacts after defeating Matteo Berrettini of Italy in the quarterfinals of the US Open tennis championships on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) Seth Wenig PA NEW YORK Casper Ruud started the 2022 season with just one Grand Slam appearance that lasted until the fourth round anywhere […]

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Medicaid extensions for new moms grow, may encounter limits

Venessa Aiken holds her five-week-old son Jahzir Robinson outside their home Sunday, Aug. 21, 2022, in Orlando, Florida. States across the country are making it easier for newborn mothers to access Medicaid the year after giving birth, a crucial time when depression and other health problems can develop. (AP Photo/John Raoux) Jean Raoux PA States […]

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Idaho needs a Bernard DeVoto to fight public land sales

OPINION AND COMMENT Editorials and other opinion content provide insights into issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom reporters. Bernard DeVoto was in many ways an unlikely enemy of the politicians of the day trying to sell federal land to their cronies. Photo by Utah State History Division […]

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How the major US stock indices fared on Friday 02/09/2022

Stocks gave up an early rally and finished lower on Wall Street, marking their third consecutive losing week. The indices had opened higher following a labor market report that showed a moderate slowdown in hiring. This fueled cautious optimism that the Federal Reserve might not need to be so aggressive with high interest rates in […]

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The Idaho Falls Zoo is hosting a series of events in September

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) – The Idaho Falls Zoo is hosting a series of events in September. September 2 is the last sipping safari of this season: “Join us for this year’s last chance to experience Sippin’ Safari. On Friday September 2nd from 5:30pm to 8:30pm, come and enjoy an evening strolling through the zoo […]