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IdaCorp's net grows 17% to 51 cents a share (access required)

IBR STAFF REPORT IdaCorp, the parent company of Idaho Power, last week reported first quarter earnings of $23.1 million, or 55 cents per share, up 17.3 percent from the company’s earnings of $19.7 million, or 51 cents per share, a ...

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Chef Mortimer invited to cook in NYC (access required)

Jon Mortimer, cookbook author, radio show host, chef and owner of Mortimer’s restaurant, 110 S. Fifth in downtown Boise, has been invited to show off the “culinary gems” of Idaho at the James Beard House in New York City. According ...

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MPC Computers garners major awards (access required)

NAMPA – MPC Computers, a Gores Technology Group company, earned several top industry honors recently across its various product lines. MPC captured the “Best Mid-Market Solution Hardware” Midsize Enterprise Innovation Award for the DataFrame 420 storage product at the Midsize ...

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WGI named one of 'Top 20' for leaders (access required)

Washington Group International has earned a place on the 2005 Top 20 U.S. Companies for Leaders list sponsored by global human resources firm Hewitt Associates and The Human Resource Planning Society. One element that set Washington Group, and the other ...

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Albertsons contributes to 'green' effort (access required)

Albertsons Inc. has announced plans to sharply increase its volunteer efforts and also contribute an estimated $500,000 this year to support environmental programs nationwide. The company, which this year formally added “environmental stewardship” to its annual charitable giving focus areas, ...

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Extended Systems chalks up $2.2 million net in quarter (access required)

IBR STAFF REPORT Extended Systems Inc. reported earnings of $2.2 million for its fiscal third quarter ended March 31, or 14 cents per share, on net revenue approaching $11.6 million. President and CEO Charles Jepson said in a statement that ...

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Wells builds new quarters in Ketchum (access required)

IBR STAFF REPORT Wells Fargo Bank recently began building an office and parking structure in Ketchum. The two-story, 10,700-square-foot building is under way at 411 Main St., previously the site of the Sun Valley-Ketchum Area Chamber of Commerce. Wells will ...

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Idaho Independent Bank grows in 1Q (access required)

IBR STAFF REPORT Idaho Independent Bank earned $1.4 million in the first quarter, up from $0.3 million a year earlier. Fully diluted earnings totaled 52 cents per share in the March 31 quarter – after adjusting for a 7 percent ...

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Farmers & Merchants boosts assets (access required)

IBR STAFF REPORT Farmers & Merchants State Bank reportedly grew its total assets by 38 percent in the first quarter, to $511 million. Total loans for the March 31 quarter rose by 27 percent from a year earlier to $392 ...

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Murphy Law plans branch in Meridian (access required)

IBR STAFF REPORT A Caldwell law firm, Murphy Law Office, plans to open a branch office in a mew building it plans in Meridian next month. Robnett Construction, Eagle, is general contractor for the 3,000-square-foot building, slated on Fairview Avenue ...

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