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Albertsons has rough ending to strong year (access required)

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Albertsons announced a net loss as well as better-than-predicted earnings for its fourth quarter on April 26. During the third week in April, Nasdaq reported that the consensus expected Q4 adjusted net income per fully-diluted share would be $0.50. The ...

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St. Luke’s Elmore long-term care renovation adds telehealth (access required)

The hallway under construction in the recently-renovated south wing of the long-term care facility at St. Luke's Elmore Medical Center in Mountain Home.

St. Luke’s Elmore Medical Center in Mountain Home cut the ribbon on April 9 for its just-completed $1.2 million renovation at the south wing of its long-term care facility. The work included rewiring the facility for telehealth to give residents ...

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Portneuf to break ground for medical plaza at Northgate (access required)

Artist's rendition of the new urgent care clinic at the medical plaza which Portneuf Medical Center is building in the Northgate planned community in Pocatello.

Portneuf Medical Center (PMC) announced that it will officially break ground on May 5 for a medical plaza inside the Northgate master-planned community in Pocatello. The medical plaza building will become the home for an Portneuf urgent care center, a ...

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Caribou makes hard decisions to save county hospital (access required)

Caribou Memorial Hospital in Soda Springs

Caribou Memorial Hospital (CMH) has been fighting an uphill battle to keep its aging facility open. Its current home, built in 1968, is falling apart. In a decision two years in the making, the hospital’s owner, Caribou County, will spin ...

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Saint Alphonsus vaccinations ready to hit the road (access required)

A FEMA Mobile Vaccine Unit trailer at the Malheur County Fairgrounds in Ontario, Oregon, similar to the one that FEMA has provided to Saint Alphonsus.

Saint Alphonsus Health System has been creative to get COVID-19 vaccines into as many arms as possible. For example, Saint Alphonsus set up a two-day vaccination clinic during the last weekend in April using the former Gordman’s store in the ...

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The long and messy regulatory history of Lake Coeur d’Alene (access required)

Recreation on the Coeur d'Alene River.

Fifth in a six-part series. The Coeur d’Alene basin has been on the federal Superfund list since 1983. This is the long and messy history of regulatory actions to address the legacy of dumping mine wastes in the basin. The ...

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Treasure Valley growing too fast, taxes too high, survey says (access required)

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Treasure Valley residents believe the region is growing too fast, according to a recently released survey by the School of Public Service at Boise State University. Nearly half of the residents surveyed said that property taxes are too high. Half ...

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What are the gubernatorial emergency power bills, anyway? (access required)

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There has been little discussion on the actual details of House Bill 135 and Senate Bill 1136. The two bills are different and while there is some overlap between the two, SB1136 is longer and includes more specific language changing ...

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Governor vetoes emergency legislation, override fails (access required)

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For the second time this year, Gov. Brad Little spoke to the public directly via live television and streaming internet regarding the actions of the Legislature. Flanked by retired Gov. Butch Otter in person and retired Gov. Dirk Kempthorne virtually, ...

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