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Idacomm takes over Velocitus (access required)

IBR Staff Report Velocitus Inc., an Internet service provider and a subsidiary of Idacorp, planned to transfer all assets, liabilities and employees to another Idacorp subsidiary, Idacomm Inc., as of Jan. 1. In a Dec. 20 letter to suppliers, Idacomm ...

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PUC rules in irrigation-revenue case (access required)

IBR Staff Report The Idaho Public Utilities Commission has authorized Idaho Power to recover $11.58 million in lost revenue from customers in irrigation load-reduction program, and $1.9 million in carrying charges. Rates won’t rise immediately, as the total will be ...

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Business, tech show slated for Jan. 26-27 (access required)

IBR Staff Report Two days of trade show exhibits and seminars, many with a technology theme, are scheduled this month at the Boise Centre on the Grove. The Idaho Business League has set its annual Idaho Business & Technology Expo ...

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Colorado editor Carpenter named IBR publisher (access required)

IBR Staff Report Rick Carpenter, managing editor of the Loveland (Colo.) Daily Reporter-Herald, has been named publisher of the Idaho Business Review in Boise, effective Dec. 16. Carpenter, 50, succeeds Brian Hunt, who in September became publisher of the Daily ...

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Restructured Idaho Banking Co. splits stock (access required)

IBR Staff Report Idaho Banking Co. recently completed the formation of Idaho Bancorp, a bank holding company that owns all Idaho Banking Co. stock. On Dec. 7, shareholders of Idaho Banking Co. approved the exchange of stock. Each Idaho Banking ...

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Truck, SUV sales rise in Gem State (access required)

IBR Staff Report Idaho auto dealerships sold more trucks and sport utility vehicles this year through November, and fewer used cars. Used-car sales totaled 49,708 units through November, according to vehicle-registration counts, down from 58,236 through November 2003. Truck and ...

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Regence to expand HQ rather than build new facility (access required)

IBR Staff Report Regence BlueShield of Idaho will expand its Lewiston headquarters instead of building a new facility, the health insurer announced in mid-December. Regence previously intended to build a 55,000-square-foot operations center in the Nez Perce Terrace complex, in ...

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Simplots donate home as governor's mansion (access required)

IBR Staff Report J.R. and Esther Simplot plan to donate their Boise hilltop home to the state for use as the official governor’s residence. The three-story home of 7,370 square feet off Bogus Basin Road and the surrounding 36 acres ...

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United Water wants 21.4 percent rate hike (access required)

IBR Staff Report United Water Idaho seeks Public Utilities Commission approval of a 21.46 percent overall rate increase that would raise more than $6.7 million. Residential rates would increase by 22.35 percent – a typical residential customer would pay about ...

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EDS adding hundreds of Boise jobs (access required)

IBR Staff Report Electronic Data Systems Corp. last week announced plans to add 350 to 400 employees at its Boise Contact Center, to service a Department of the Navy networking contract. EDS “will launch a major recruitment effort to add ...

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