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Bids (access required)

Historic buildings renovation, U.S. Forest Service site, Swan Valley. Bids 2 p.m. Dec. 28 to USDA Forest Service Caribou-Targhee National Forest. Craters of the Moon National Monument site and buildings restoration, fire sprinkler upgrades, Arco. Bids 3:30 p.m. Dec. 29 ...

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Idaho consumers may seek external review of insurance claim denials (access required)

Idaho consumers appealing health insurance claims denied by their insurance carriers may take advantage of a new external review process starting next year, the Idaho Department of Insurance says. The Idaho Health Carrier External Review Act becomes effective Jan. 1, ...

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State announces $12M in loans to three Idaho municipalities (access required)

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality announced Dec. 22 that it will be awarding loans worth $12.1 million to three Idaho municipalities for wastewater and drinking water projects. The agency said the city of Chubbuck in Bannock County will receive ...

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EPA boosts NW pollution cleanup by $18M in 2009 (access required)

The federal Environmental Protection Agency required companies in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska to perform $75 million worth of pollution control and cleanup work in 2009, an $18 million increase over 2008. The agency conducted 1,183 inspections in 17 different ...

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A long way from the ocean (access required)

When I first read the headline on the release I balked at the topic. “Seafood at Its Best” – no way! We’re hundreds of miles from the ocean and there’s no way you can get good seafood in Boise, or ...

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Bank of Cascades parent withdraws stock registration (access required)

Bank of the Cascades parent Cascade Bancorp on Dec. 23 announced that it has withdrawn its registration statement with respect to the public offering of $93 million of its common stock (NASDAQ: CACB). The Bend, Ore-based company said in a ...

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Idaho’s population growth drops to 12th nationally (access required)

With the release of the final population estimates for the year, Idaho’s population growth slowed considerably between July 2008 and July 2009, but the state still ranks as the 12th fastest growing state in the nation.     The state Department ...

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A ‘Holiday’ Carol (access required)

It was 166 years ago that Charles Dickens wrote his classic tale. Originally titled “A Chr___mas Carol,” it has never been out of print since its first publication. Today we wonder if we can say the word. I’ve never seen ...

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Atlas Mining's former boss settles SEC allegations (access required)

A northern Idaho mining company’s former chief executive must pay $50,000 to settle allegations he financed his company's struggling operations by illegally distributing millions of dollars worth of stock to investors, according to a release. William Jacobson, former CEO of ...

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COMPASS establishes 2010 Legislative positions (access required)

The Board of Directors of the Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho established its positions on transportation issues and posted them on Dec. 23. Three of the five official positions established by the board deal with transportation funding, from expressing ...

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