Sometimes it feels like Boise is in a weird bubble of economic stabilization and growth. Although there are slow signs of recovery nationally Boise has become a bit of a boom town again. Read more
Unemployment numbers have hit a 2 year low, dipping below the national average to 8.8%. Nationally the lower unemployment numbers are said to include an unknown number of individuals who have given up on the possibility of finding work…hope that isn’t the case locally! I do know that people are finding jobs here. Micron Technology for one has been on a major hiring frenzy this past year and the sad think is most of the recruits are coming in from out of the area. They seem to have exhausted our pool of local talent.