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Borehole finds open space where Idaho miner may be

A pocket of open space behind tons of collapsed rock and debris has added some optimism to the search for a missing silver miner, despite dangerous conditions that forced rescuers to take a much longer route toward where he is ...

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Cost of new central Idaho airport soars to $327 million

HAILEY – A new estimate for the cost of building an airport in central Idaho at the preferred site will be closer to $327 million rather than the $185 million predicted a few months ago. Financial consultants in the April ...

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Supervalu 4Q net income slips on softer sales

Grocer Supervalu Inc.’s fiscal fourth-quarter net income dipped 2 percent, partly weighed down by softer sales and store closings. The earnings topped Wall Street expectations. Supervalu stock surged $1.42, or 16 percent, to $10.50 in premarket trading. The stock has ...

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Alaskan investors buy N. Idaho speedway

POST FALLS – An Alaska company has stepped into buy the State Line Speedway in northern Idaho. Track officials confirmed recently that Competitive Edge LLC, based in North Pole, Alaska, acquired the 37-year-old speedway from Walt and Joe Doellefeld. Terms ...

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Idaho geothermal company clears loan milestone

An Idaho-based geothermal energy company said it’s cleared a key hurdle required for it to get a nearly $97 million federal loan guarantee for the 23-megawatt project it’s building in the Oregon desert. U.S. Geothermal said April 11 it’s gotten ...

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