economy

Boise Loses Bid for F-35s at Gowen Field
The city of Boise has lost its contentious bid to be the future home of F-35 stealth fighter jets. U.S. Air Force officials announced Thursday they had chosen National Guard bases in Alabama and Wisconsin as their preferred locations.
Idaho is Best Friends With Canada
Canada is known for many things; Hockey, Poutine, saying 'sorry' for everything, and most importantly, their love for Idaho. That’s right, Canadians and Idahoans are basically best friends! According to this neat little video, Canada and Idaho support each other in many way…
French Fries Maker to Begin $200 Million Expansion in Burley
BURLEY, Idaho (KLIX) A frozen French fries maker plans a major expansion in the Mini-Cassia area this year. McCain Foods USA announced it will pump more than $200 million into the Burley plant to expand the potato processing factory. McCain says it will create upwards of 180 new jobs for the ar…
CEO Pay Went Up 27% in 2010
I think that in these troubled economic times, sometimes we forget the real victims . . . CEOs.  Do you know how hard it is to be a family with only one private jet?  Or when you can’t afford a third butler for your summer home in the south of France?
Well, THANK GOD, in 2010, CEOs finally got som…