A Better Mouse

It started as Becky Logue’s quest several years ago to create a tool that would make her job more efficient. It continues today as her small business that helps people accomplish more with their computers — by using their feet.Read more

New View

To say 2008 was a life-changing year for Brooke Linville and Dan Thurber is a pretty major understatement.

In August, their home was one of ten destroyed by the Oregon Trail Heights fire — a massive, fast-moving grass fire in Southeast Boise.

In September, their first son was born.Read more


“I’ve told people we could never have done this when we were younger,” Lynn Hoffmann says of launching a new business with her husband Brian last year. “But our long marriage can survive the ups and downs of a business.”

Not only has this pair “survived,” they’ve thrived.Read more

The Fixer

The walls of Tech Savvy are adorned with motherboards and hollowed out computer frames. “This piece looks like a swimming pool — and these are the railroad tracks.” Brooke Lacey converses with small visitors in her shop while their mother searches through her purse in the reception area, showing them parts that make up a computer.Read more

Geek Life

“Nobody’s born a CEO,” MetaGeek’s Ryan Woodings says. “You learn on the job.” He should know.

The company he started as a side project in 2006 is now one of Boise’s top technology companies, with more than 30 employees, a 30% annual growth rate and a shiny new office atop the Owyhee Plaza.Read more