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Author Archives: Brad Carlson

Hecla earnings, sales fall (access required)

Hecla Mining Company on Aug. 7 reported second quarter net income of $2.52 million, or 1 cent per diluted share, down from $33.3 million, or 11 cents per share, a year earlier. Sales totaled $67 million, down 43 percent from ...

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Intersection work starts as compensation dispute continues (access required)

The Ada County Highway District has started work on a disputed roundabout at Eagle and Amity roads in southeast Meridian. Crews are clearing roadside obstructions and vegetation, and moving fence lines back from the road to create more room to ...

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Hecla won’t buy U.S. Silver

U.S. Silver Corp. won’t be sold to Hecla Mining Company. U.S. Silver shareholders on Aug. 7 approved a plan to combine operations with RX Gold & Silver Inc. That means U.S. Silver won’t be acquired by Coeur d’Alene-based Hecla, which ...

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Project Update: IdaPro Indoor Golf Center (access required)

IdaPro Indoor Golf Center has spent more than $200,000 on interior improvements on the west side of Capitol south of Front Street in downtown Boise. General Manager Steve Van Horn said work and equipment in the 3,000-square-foot space includes sensors and ...

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New hires fall seasonally but stay above average

Idaho new hires fell by 29.5 percent in July from the unusually high June total but remained above recent averages, the Idaho Department of Labor reported. The drop from 21,246 new hires in June to 16,405 in July, up 19.9 ...

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Coldwater sets meeting on proposed reverse split (access required)

Coldwater Creek Inc. stockholders are scheduled to meet Sept. 21 to consider a reverse split that would reduce the number of shares outstanding and raise the stock’s price, a move prompted by a regulatory warning. The meeting, announced in a ...

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Roundup 8-3-12 (access required)

The Idaho Youth Ranch plans a grand opening of a thrift store at 2141 Broadway Ave., Boise, Aug. 4. The 9,700-square-foot store employs seven people full-time and is the 26th store for the youth services organization. Neighborhood Housing Services leased ...

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Idacorp earnings jump; Boardman power line schedule extended (access required)

Idacorp Inc. on Aug. 2 reported second quarter net income of $35.3 million, or 71 cents per diluted share, up 68 percent from $20.9 million, or 42 cents per share, a year earlier. Principal subsidiary Idaho Power reported a 67 ...

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Packaging segment drives Boise Inc. sales gain (access required)

Boise Inc. on Aug. 2 reported second quarter net income of $13.7 million, or 14 cents per diluted share, up 15 percent from $11.9 million, or 11 cents per share, a year earlier. Sales increased by 6 percent to $637.8 ...

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Boise Cascade earnings, sales rise (access required)

Building materials and wood products company Boise Cascade Holdings LLC  reported on Aug. 2 net income of $15 million for the second quarter, compared to a $9.86 million loss a year earlier. Sales increased by 24 percent to $733 million. The ...

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