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Contracts (access required)

Cannon Builders is the apparent low bidder for work on the Snake River bridge on W. Bridge Street, Blackfoot. Bid: $345,610. Jack B. Parson Companies is the apparent low bidder for Burns Road overpass to Sand Road underpass, Bingham County. ...

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Bids (access required)

Hope Plaza Apartments construction is planned at 16th and Elgin streets, Caldwell. Bids 3 p.m. Dec. 23 to New Beginnings Housing LLC. Plans call for constructing a three-story, 24-unit apartment building, constructing a building that includes day care, community and ...

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Unemployment payouts hit one-week record (access required)

Idaho paid out $16.2 million dollars in regular, extended and supplemental unemployment insurance benefits during the Dec. 14-18 work week, exceeding the previous weekly record of $15.1 million paid during the first week in April of this year, state labor ...

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The decade of our discontent (access required)

Be honest now. Is anyone out there sorry to see the backside of the first decade of the 21st Century? Raise your hands higher … I can’t see you. Yep … just as I thought. But while the last ten ...

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Roundup (access required)

Servpro of Boise, a restoration services company, leased 11,922 square feet of industrial space at 11350 W. Executive Drive, Boise. Chris Pearson and Gavin Phillips of Thornton Oliver Keller handled the transaction. Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, plans to move his ...

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Piles of diapers and a paradigm shift (access required)

  By Dani Grigg   A couple years ago, I was watching the ABC evening news with good old Charlie Gibson. I wasn’t prepared for it, but that night I was the victim of a paradigm shift. I was assaulted ...

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PUC approves sales agreement for Elmore County wind project (access required)

The Idaho Public Utilities Commission has approved a sales agreement with Idaho Winds LLC for a wind project six miles northwest of Glenns Ferry in Elmore County. Meridian-based Idaho Winds will construct and operate the 21-megawatt Sawtooth Wind Project. Though ...

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Unemployment benefits keep Idaho personal income growing (access required)

Unemployment insurance payments for Idaho’s record number of jobless workers kept total personal income in the state growing last summer, the second quarter in a row that unemployment benefits were responsible for modest income growth, state labor officials said. The ...

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Micron leaving NYSE for NASDAQ (access required)

Micron Technology will be leaving the New York Stock Exchange and transferring its stock to the NASDAQ Global Select Market, the company announced on Dec. 18. According to a news release, the Boise-based memory chip maker is undertaking the move ...

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Poll-a-palooza: Don’t judge a study by its binding (access required)

Depending on who you talk to these days, Boise is either an entrepreneurial Xanadu, or a business-killing wasteland. Likewise, according to some, Idaho is either a beacon of innovative, capitalist can-do, or it’s a provincial backwater filled with subsidized gentleman ...

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