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Boise’s Gridflex Energy drops power plant proposal

A Boise-based company has dropped plans to seek a permit for a feasibility study of a power plant in prime wildlife habitat near Townsend, Mont. Gridflex Energy CEO Matthew Shapiro tells the Independent Record that his company notified the Federal ...

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Idaho reaches settlement with US Fidelis

The former owners of a company that claimed to be the nation’s top marketer of auto-service contracts are now permanently banned from doing similar business in Idaho. The state attorney general’s office says Darain and Cory Atkinson, ex-owners of US ...

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Idaho cheese factory to expand next year

The Jerome Cheese Co. plans to create up to 20 new jobs with the expansion of its factory in south-central Idaho next year. The company says addition to the Jerome plant, which churns out about 520,000 pounds of American cheese ...

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Pocatello’s On Semiconductor to expand (access required)

POCATELLO – ON Semiconductor Corp., which makes chips used in cars and cell phones, plans to install another $15.7 million worth of production equipment in its eight-inch Pocatello wafer manufacturing facility during the next six months. This investment is in ...

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Swiss bankers want to liquidate Tamarack Resort

The Swiss bank that leads a lender group owed $300 million by Tamarack Resort says liquidating the central Idaho vacation getaway is the best way to recoup a fraction of their investment. Credit Suisse Group asked U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Terry ...

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Idaho’s Silver Mountain resort for sale

Oregon window and door manufacturer Jeld-Wen has put several Northwest destination resorts up for sale. The privately held company based in Klamath Falls declined to comment about why it is selling some of the best-known resort properties in the region, ...

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