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Idaho Small Businesses Have Three Weeks Left to Apply for SBA Disaster Loans

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) today reminded small, nonfarm businesses in 30 Idaho counties and neighboring counties in Utah and Wyoming that they have until August 11, 2014, to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL).  These loans are to offset economic losses because of reduced revenues to farmers and ranchers caused by …

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Counseling Is Often More Valuable Than a Small-Business Loan

By AMI KASSAR via The Wall Street Journal: Business Section July 7, 2014 2:26 p.m. ET The head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, Maria Contreras-Sweet, made a bold statement this week in an interview regarding the state of small-business lending and the SBA’s role in aiding small businesses. Ms. Contreras-Sweet said “the counseling is …

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21st Century Scientific

Coeur d’Alene 21st Century Scientific builds wheelchairs that can raise a person to within easy reach of the top shelves in grocery stores, or even up to a standing position so they can look another person in the eye — or fish, if that’s their preference. Founded in 1978, they’ve been building and selling several …

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