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Superfund cleanup in Idaho draws local opposition

People who live around a toxic former silver mining complex in Idaho have a message for federal environmental officials who want to expand a lengthy cleanup effort: Go home, your help is no longer wanted. Despite the government’s best intentions, ...

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Former employee charged in forgery case

A Texas woman has been charged with stealing about $125,000 from an Ada County business during a period that lasted more than a year. Aimee Scarisbrick, 41, is facing 24 counts of felony forgery and one count of grand theft. ...

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Utah company says it’s offered to buy Tamarack

A Salt Lake City real estate investment company says it has offered an undisclosed sum for Tamarack Resort, the central Idaho ski-and-golf getaway that collapsed in 2008 under hundreds of millions in unpaid debt. Pelorus Group owner JT Bramlette told ...

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Idaho could get $51M under federal jobs bill

Idaho public schools are expected to receive about $51 million to protect teaching positions as part of a job-saving measure signed into law by President Barack Obama on Tuesday. The money is part of a $26 billion bill aimed at ...

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H-P CEO Hurd resigns

Hewlett-Packard says CEO Mark Hurd is stepping down following a sexual-harassment probe that found other violations of company standards. Hewlett-Packard Co. says Hurd decided to leave after the investigation into a sexual-harassment claim made against him and the company by ...

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Failed Tamarack Resort residents aim to revive skiing

By John Miller Homeowners at a failed central Idaho resort want to resurrect ski lift operations next winter and are asking the state, a bankruptcy judge and creditors who are owed hundreds of millions to go along with their plan. ...

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Fire burns at Boise’s Micron campus

A fire burned through the heating and cooling system in a building on the Micron Technology Inc. campus near Boise, sending billows of black smoke into the sky. The blaze at the semiconductor and solar-panel maker was reported July 2, ...

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