grant to study events center
Express Staff Writer
tourist town beneath granite sawtooth spires was awarded a $25,000 federal
grant to conduct a feasibility study on an all-season events center, which
could spur business expansion in the small, seasonal resort town.
will provide preliminary plans for a site, building design, financing and
market analysis for the potential center, which would allow small
businesses to remain open for a longer portion of the year.
would include a business incubator, library, computer lab and distance
were granted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development
Office, announced Idaho Sens. Mike Crapo and Larry Craig and Rep. Mike
of Stanley’s pristine location, nestled in the Sawtooth Mountains, it’s
economy is dependent on seasonal business," Simpson said. "This
grant will help Stanley small businesses create opportunities all year
Craig: "I am pleased the grant money for a feasibility study has been
provided and hope this rural development project is able to benefit the
people and businesses of Stanley."