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T.V. firms partner to power mobile devices with solar energy (access required)

With advances in wireless technology, more and more workers are depending on mobile devices to do their work in the field. But all those devices need power, and more often than not it comes from vehicle batteries.   That’s not ...

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Idaho firm engineering Montana hydro project (access required)

Idaho Falls-based engineer Ted Sorenson has designed or built hydroelectric projects around Idaho. Now he’s extending his expertise into Montana, where his companies, Sorenson Engineering Inc. and Turnbull Hydro, are building a $12 million hydro plant on an irrigation canal ...

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Public input sought on downtown Meridian vision (access required)

Meridian Development Corp., the urban renewal agency for Meridian’s downtown core, plans public meetings Nov. 11-14 on the future development of downtown. Meetings are set at the former Farmers and Merchants State Bank building, 703 N. Main St., at 6 ...

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Boise State breaks records for first quarter research funding (access required)

Boise State University netted $16.1 million in external grant awards during the first quarter of fiscal year 2010, a 77 percent increase over the same period last year and the highest quarterly total in school history, officials reported on Nov. ...

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Award-winning Grow Smart projects come from northern, central Idaho (access required)

The winners for the 2009 Grow Smart Awards have been announced, and this year each project comes from a town outside the Boise area. The awards are given to recognize projects and individuals who work to create vibrant communities and ...

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Economic outlook speakers: Work needed ahead of full recovery (access required)

Job growth and other meaningful signs of an Idaho economic rebound probably won’t appear until at least mid-2010, but businesses and others can take steps now to improve the Gem State’s ability to capitalize on an eventual turnaround, speakers at ...

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Settlement reached St. Maries creosote superfund cleanup (access required)

More than $12 million is expected to be spent to clean up a superfund site near the town of St. Maries, in Northern Idaho. Federal officials for two agencies released plans for the cleanup project on Tuesday. The former wooden ...

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Contracts (access required)

Conway Construction is the apparent low bidder for FY09 District 6 bridge deck repair and Butte Market Lake Canal Bridge, Bonneville and Jefferson Counties. Bid: $1,094,015. Cannon Builders is the apparent low bidder for a Knighton Lane bridge, Butte County. ...

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Building Permits (access required)

BUILDING PERMITS CITY OF BOISEPERMIT/TYPE    OWNER    BUILDER    LOCATION    VALUE01857-alteration    Boise City (Boise Air Terminal)    Tuffy Excavation    3975 W Rickenbacker St    5,80801882-alteration    Kathy Lee Woodland    not listed    2900 W Main St    55,00001862-alteration    Old Boise LLC    not listed    598 W Main St   ...

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