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Twin Falls County to vote on sale of hospital to St. Luke's (access required)

IBR STAFF REPORT Residents of Twin Falls County will vote May 23 on whether to sell Magic Valley Regional Medical Center, a tax-supported county hospital, to the not-for-profit, non-tax-supported St. Luke’s Health System. St. Luke’s Health System is the name ...

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Macy's to shut Chubbuck store (access required)

IBR STAFF REPORT Macy’s announced last week it will close its store in the Pine Ridge Mall in Chubbuck by late summer. The store did not generate sufficient revenue or profits, and Macy’s was unable to find a place in ...

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Knipe Janoush Knipe teams with Integra (access required)

IBR STAFF REPORT Knipe Janoush Knipe LLC, a large real estate valuation and counseling firm based in Boise, recently joined Integra Realty Resources Inc. and changed its operating name to Integra Resources-Boise. Brad Knipe serves as managing director of the ...

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Command Ctr. acquires franchise offices (access required)

IBR STAFF REPORT Command Center Inc., a Post Falls-based provider of temporary staffing services, last week acquired the assets of 31 franchise companies that owned 48 Command Center offices. Command Center (BULLETIN BOARD: CCNI) is changing its strategy from a ...

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Idacorp's earnings light up in 1Q (access required)

IBR STAFF REPORT Idacorp Inc. earned $25.5 million in the first quarter, or 60 cents per share, up 10.4 percent from $23.1 million, or 55 cents a share a year earlier. Revenue increased by 39.5 percent to $273.6 million. Analysts, ...

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St. Al's to honor Kurtz, Micron (access required)

Saint Al’s to honor Kurtz and Micron Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Director Karl Kurtz and Micron have been named the 2006 Distinguished Citizens by Saint Alphonsus for their outstanding leadership and support of health care and educational initiatives ...

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Business Briefs (access required)

Jacksons No. 1 in Chevron and Shell’s national customer service programs Boise-based Jacksons Food Stores has been ranked the No. 1 marketer in the nation on Chevron’s Customer First mystery shop program and Shell’s Go Further customer service program. Jacksons ...

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Gold's Gym, Special Olympics announce partnership (access required)

Special Olympics Idaho has announced its partnership with Gold’s Gym as the official gym for training and conditioning Special Olympics Idaho Athletes. Coaches and athletes are currently training in a variety of Olympic style sports in preparation for state, national ...

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Supervalu picks three former Albertsons execs (access required)

IBR STAFF REPORT Supervalu’s executive team will include three former Albertsons Inc. leaders when Supervalu finishes buying part of Albertsons. A group including Supervalu plans to buy Albertsons in mid-June for about $17 million including assumed debt. Supervalu named Duncan ...

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GeoEngineers receives civil engineering achievement award (access required)

IBR Staff Report The Boise office of GeoEngineers has received the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (OCEA) Award for restoring fish passage in Targhee and Howard Creeks in Fremont County, Idaho. ASCE Southern Idaho Chapter ...

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