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CTA receives 'Above and Beyond' award (access required)

IBR Staff Report The buildings are unique, and its projects span the gamut, but it was the company’s quiet service to a fellow employee that earned it a national award. CTA Architects Engineers, a 40-year Boise firm, recently received an ...

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GeoEngineers wins honors for bridge work (access required)

IBR Staff Report GeoEngineers’ Boise office was recently selected to receive a first place award for its use of geofoam at the Dry Creek Bridge in Hidden Springs. The American Council of Engineering Companies of Idaho (ACEC) selected the Dry ...

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Remodel show, design expo slated Jan. 27-29 (access required)

IBR Staff Report Renovation of kitchens, bathrooms, and home or office technology features will highlight the Sixth Annual Idaho Remodeling Show, and Sources & Design Expo held simultaneously Jan. 27 to 29 at the Boise Centre on the Grove. Visitors ...

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Idaho Economic Symposium set Jan. 31 in Boise (access required)

IBR STAFF REPORT The Idaho Economic Symposium, set Jan. 31 in Boise, will focus on connections between the economy, employment and education. The symposium will include presentations from U.S. Department of Labor Assistant Secretary Emily DeRocco and Ed Barlow, one ...

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Global Market talks set Jan. 17 (access required)

IBR STAFF REPORT International business and export opportunities are to be discussed at a seminar Jan. 17 in Garden City. The Idaho Commerce & Labor Department and the Idaho Department of Agriculture plan to co-host the seventh Global Market Trends ...

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3 'District' office-retail buildings in Star sell out (access required)

IBR STAFF REPORT Investors have snapped up all 13 units in The District, an office-retail complex developed recently on State Street in Star. A real estate firm is also negotiating for another 8,000-square-foot building under construction in The District, at ...

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Boise Cascade restarts 2nd shift at LaGrande sawmill (access required)

IBR STAFF REPORT Boise Cascade Co. plans to restart the second shift at its LaGrande, Ore., sawmill this month. BCC cut the shift Oct. 31, impacting 70 employees. The company said it will recall the workers. Production flow through the ...

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Evans plans 2 ofc.-retail bldgs. on Emerald St. near Boise mall (access required)

IBR STAFF REPORT Two retail and office buildings are planned on a 3-acre site at Rifleman and Emerald streets on the north side of the Boise Towne Square mall. The 20,300-square foot and 13,900-square foot buildings could be built starting ...

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Washington Group unit fined (access required)

IBR STAFF REPORT A Washington Group International unit working with the University of California and Bechtel Corp. to manage Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico has been fined $192,500 for accidents in 2004 at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. A ...

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Bird flu, oil-gas ventures seen among new scams, BBB says (access required)

IBR STAFF REPORT Several fraudulent investment schemes have cropped up in the new year, the Better Business Bureau warns. Many schemers peddle products and investments tied to current headlines, said Nora Carpenter, executive director of the BBB of Southwestern Idaho ...

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