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Fox 12 anchor to join nuke developer as P.R. rep (access required)

A familiar face to viewers of KTRV Fox 12 in Boise, longtime anchor and reporter Dan Hamilton is leaving the station to take a position handling day-to-day public relations for Alternate Energy Holdings, Inc. – a small Boise area company ...

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$34.2M awarded to aid affordable housing in Idaho (access required)

Idaho Housing and Finance Association has awarded $34.2 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds through the Tax Credit Assistance Program and Tax Credit Exchange Program to developers to help restart Low-Income Housing Tax Credit developments that may have ...

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Iggy’s franchises in Idaho close (access required)

The franchise owner of Iggy’s Sports Grill in Meridian and Idaho Falls has closed his restaurants. Franchise owner Sammy Rideout closed the franchises in Meridian and Logan, Utah, in late November and only pulled out of the Idaho Falls location ...

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Christensen takes CDA chamber top job (access required)

Todd Christensen is the new president and CEO of the Coeur d’Alene Area Chamber of Commerce. He replaces Jonathan Coe, who stepped down in California to take a job with the chamber in Santa Rosa, Calif. Christensen brings more than ...

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Apollo College appoints new exec director for Boise campus (access required)

Apollo College’s Boise campus has a new executive director in Rob Robichaud, who was appointed to the position following Dr. Lois Hine’s promotion to corporate nursing director for all of Apollo College. Hine held her position as executive director for ...

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Banner Bank Building wins national award (access required)

The Banner Bank Building racked up another honor in November when it received a Phoenix Award for brownfield redevelopment at a national conference. Brownfield redevelopment means taking a property with actual or perceived environmental contamination and redeveloping it. The 195,000-square-foot ...

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PUC rules on development-related utility tariff (access required)

The Idaho Public Utilities Commission is granting in part and denying in part petitions for reconsideration filed by area highway districts and, in the same case, denying a petition for reconsideration by the Building Contractors Association, according to an order ...

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Meridian, Wash. firms partner on irrigation control product (access required)

Meridian-based company Baseline has partnered with a Washington firm to provide another tool for irrigators in the Northwest. Baseline, which specializes in two-wire and soil moisture sensor-based irrigation-control technologies, and Washington-based Nelson Irrigation, which focuses on agricultural irrigation technologies, have ...

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Green grant applications sought in Meridian (access required)

The City of Meridian and VengaWorks seek applications for Meridian’s Green Grant Fund. The fund awards up to $2,000 each to Meridian applicants that demonstrate new green jobs, new jobs in a business in a high-performance building, or new jobs ...

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DealChirp gives Think Boise First something to crow about (access required)

One of the proclivities I acquired during my years as a Silicon Valley industry analyst was an abiding fascination for new technology business models. In an industry rife with solutions in search of problems, my particular penchant was connecting the ...

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