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Micron records multi-million net loss for first quarter (access required)

Micron Technology reported a $262 million net loss for the first quarter of fiscal 2008, on net sales of $1.5 billion. The company also recorded a $62 million write-down on its existing inventory. The company previously reported a net loss ...

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Salmon lumber facility asks for modification of air-quality permit (access required)

QB Corp. recently submitted an application with the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality to modify its air-quality permit that regulates emissions from its lumber processing facility in Salmon. The modification will incorporate regulation of emissions from the facility’s cyclone, target ...

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Monday morning roundup (access required)

Blasted Utah anyway. Seems the U.S. Census Bureau changed its calculations and well, forgot to tell the rest of the nation until recently, when it released figures on Idaho’s 2.4 percent population growth, saying the state was the nation’s fourth-fastest ...

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Boise beverage company upgrades sales software (access required)

Boise-based Nagel Beverage, distributor for Pepsi products, has upgraded to a new chain execution solution software from HighJump Software to reduce costs and improve its sales team. The $80-million distributor uses HighJump solutions for route accounting, load and inventory management, ...

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Bush plane readied for construction (access required)

A new plane that developers say will aid humanitarian efforts worldwide should be under construction on an assembly line sometime next year, the Seattle Times reports. The Kodiak, being developed and built by Sandpoint-based Quest Aircraft, received Federal Aviation Administration ...

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Idaho short line to serve three new customers next year (access required)

Eastern Idaho Railroad will be picking up three additional stops along the 270-mile short line beginning in 2008, according to the December issue of Watco Inc.’s monthly newsletter. The railroad will serve a Pacific Ethanol plant in Burley. Corn trains ...

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ISU fraternity honors Luke as business leader (access required)

Arlo D. Luke, CEO of Varsity Contractors Inc., has been named “Idaho Business Leader of the Year” by the Delta Upsilon Chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi, the professional business fraternity at Idaho State University. He is the 45th recipient of ...

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Supervalu to buy eight more Albertsons (access required)

Grocery store operator Supervalu Inc. said Tuesday it is acquiring eight Albertsons stores in Wyoming for an undisclosed amount, according to the St. Louis Business Journal. Minneapolis-based Supervalu is the parent company of the St. Louis-based Save-A-Lot and Shop 'n ...

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Ada County foreclosures level off (access required)

Foreclosure filings in Ada and Canyon counties remain high compared to historical totals, Idahodataproviders.com reported. Ada County foreclosure filings have been increasing steadily this year, the report read, and November continued at a record pace with 148 filings. That mirrors ...

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Shaw Mountain conversion on track in north Boise area (access required)

Arthur Berry & Co. plans to finish converting the 52-unit Shaw Mountain Heights Apartments complex into Shaw Mountain Condominiums by next spring. The target market for the condos in north Boise includes younger people, and empty nesters, who want quality ...

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