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U.S. Geothermal signs power purchase agreement with Idaho Power (access required)

Boise-based renewable energy developer U.S. Geothermal has signed its second power purchase agreement with Idaho Power, arranging for the sale of 25 megawatts generated at the Neal Hot Springs geothermal plant in eastern Oregon. The agreement, which now goes before ...

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Tax Commission's redesigned Web site features new enhancements (access required)

The Idaho Tax Commission has redesigned its Web site, tax.idaho.gov, to make it easier for taxpayers to find information. “The new Web site tailors information to specific types of users first, such as individuals, businesses, and tax professionals, and targets ...

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Idaho Power reaches new winter peak in demand (access required)

Idaho Power Co. on Dec. 10 reached a new winter system peak in demand for electricity: 2,527 megawatts. That beat the previous winter peak, 2,468 MW, which the company hit early Dec. 9. The company’s winter peak prior to the ...

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Building Permits (access required)

BUILDING PERMITSCITY OF BOISEPERMIT/TYPE    OWNER    BUILDER    LOCATION    VALUE02041-alteration    New Albertson’s Inc    Bighorn Group     250 E Parkcenter Blvd    20,00002100-alteration    St Alphonsus Reg Med Cen Inc    not listed    1055 N Curtis Rd    85,00002107-alteration    Romios of WA LLC    not listed    535 N ...

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Forget about Ted Turner…meet Chris Oates (access required)

Go ahead and call Chris Oates a blogger.  He’s gracious enough to accept the compliment, and why shouldn’t he?  He was, after all, voted the Treasure Valley’s “best blogger” in a recent media poll.  But the truth is, Chris would ...

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Contracts (access required)

Cannon Builders is the apparent low bidder for E. Darlington Bridge in Custer County. Bid: $604,823. Pipeline Inspection Services is the apparent low bidder for 2010 sewer manhole retrofits, Meridian. Bid: $54,045. Legrand Johnson Construction is the apparent low bidder ...

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Foreclosure buying assistance available (access required)

Buyers of foreclosed homes in Caldwell and Twin Falls County can now get up to $40,000 in assistance from Idaho Housing and Finance Association. The money is a 0 percent due-on-sale loan that can be used for closing costs, interest ...

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Bids (access required)

Council High School and Council Elementary School re-roofing projects, 2010. Bids 3 p.m. Dec. 14 to Council School District. Garden Valley Library construction. Bids 2 p.m. Dec. 15 to Garden Valley Free District Library. Joe R. Williams Building HVAC upgrades, ...

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Boise-based fire safety firm signs international distribution pact (access required)

Boise-based smoke containment system manufacturer Smoke Guard Inc. has signed a distribution agreement with German-based fire protection manufacturer Stöbich GmbH. Smoke Guard will be the master distributor and exclusive representative for Stöbich curtain products in the United States and will ...

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ITD set to demolish Ten Mile Overpass (access required)

Demolition work at the Ten Mile Overpass on I-84 is expected take place this weekend, requiring the closure of the interstate between the Garrity and Meridian interchanges from 10 p.m. Dec. 11 until 7 a.m. Dec. 12.   According to ...

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