Michelle Cole, state Capitol bureau chief for The Oregonian, is joining Gallatin Public Affairs to become the firms first director of content and research. Cole also was a reporter for the Idaho Statesman.
Grand Teton Vodka in Driggs was awarded 94 points by the Chicago-based Beverage Testing Institute and won a Gold Medal in the International Review of Spirits Competition.
Boise Inc. has given $45,000 to help Boise State Universitys College of Business and Economics and its Centre for Creativity and Innovation fulfill their mission to be places for creative community collaboration, learning and problem solving.
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