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Anne Wallace Allen is the editor of the Idaho Business Review.

AEHI withdraws application for Elmore Co. nuclear plant site (access required)

Alternate Energy Holdings Inc., the Eagle company seeking to build a nuclear power plant in Idaho, withdrew its rezone application Aug. 10 for a site in Elmore County, saying the commissioners there are taking too long with the process.   ...

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Northern Idaho aircraft manufacturer lays off 60 (access required)

Quest Aircraft Co. in Sandpoint has laid off 60 workers.   The layoffs were announced Aug. 9 and included several aviation engineers, said spokeswoman Julie Stone.   They might not be out of work for long. Northern Idaho manufacturers have ...

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Shoshone County workers benefit from record profits at Lucky Friday mine (access required)

The high price of silver during the past year is translating into high wages for silver mining workers in Shoshone County, home to a quarter of Idaho’s mining jobs.   Shoshone County mining employment paid an average wage of $60,497, ...

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New cleanup projects begin at INL

The Department of Energy is using money from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to start two cleanup projects at Idaho National Laboratory this summer.   The DOE has received $464 million from the federal act over the last year, ...

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Medicaid delays force small businesses to turn to credit (access required)

If Medicaid doesn’t start reimbursing Mark Phelan, owner of three assisted living residential care facilities in Boise, he might have to ask his patients to leave. Even those who have nowhere else to go   “I don’t know anybody who ...

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After 17 years, a new leader for Idaho’s Mountain States Group (access required)

Mountain States Group, a non-profit organization that provides health and human service programs around Idaho and in some other states, has a new executive director. Christopher Tilden, 46, left a job with rural health and health systems development at the ...

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Big changes under way to Valley hospital record-keeping (access required)

Changes in the way medical records are recorded and stored will affect thousands of providers and patients in the Treasure Valley. St. Luke’s Health System trustees are voting July 27 on an electronic medical records system that is expected to ...

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St. Luke’s tells employees personal info lost

Several thousand employees and former employees of St. Luke’s Health System are being advised to check their credit reports after a tape containing personal information was lost by a company hired to study the hospital system’s health insurance. A human ...

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