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Transportation leaders talk funding at roundtable (access required)

State transportation leaders seem to agree: the single biggest problem facing Idaho’s transportation system is funding. The big question is what to do about it. That was the focus of Holland & Hart’s Aug. 26 Transportation Leadership Roundtable, sponsored by ...

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Bingham County judge stalls wind project (access required)

An Aug. 13 decision in Bingham County court has delayed development of a 150-turbine wind farm in Wolverine Canyon near the Bingham-Bonneville county line. Judge Richard St. Clair ruled that because of errors in its application, and some conflicts of ...

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Enrollment triples at CWI; Glandon: more to come (access required)

The phones are ringing off the hook at the College of Western Idaho, as new and prospective students jam the lines with enrollment, financial aid and scheduling questions. The nine-month-old community college in Nampa has tripled its enrollment from 1,195 ...

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ISU-Meridian center welcomes students (access required)

When the doors open at Idaho State University’s new Meridian Health Science Center on Aug. 25 they’ll welcome about 700 students enrolled in more than 20 graduate and undergraduate courses. The building, which was converted from part of an old ...

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Trial date set in Micron antitrust lawsuit (access required)

After years of legal badminton, it looks like computer chip designer Rambus will get its day in court. A San Francisco judge denied Boise-based Micron Technology’s request to block some claims in the long-running antitrust case, clearing the way for Rambus ...

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Judge stalls E. Idaho wind project (access required)

A Bingham County judge has halted development of the 150-turbine Goshen South wind project in eastern Idaho, ruling on Aug. 19 that Ridgeline Energy must go back to the planning and zoning board to re-apply for a special-use permit. Citing ...

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‘Medical tourism’ gives Idahoan new view of health care — Focus (access required)

Heather Cody, a 44-year-old Idaho Falls mother of three diagnosed with osteoarthritis, has returned from her hip surgery in New Zealand with a new outlook on life. The pain has eased, the dark circles under her eyes have gone away ...

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PacificSource looks to keep it local — Focus (access required)

Finalizing its acquisition of Boise’s Primary Health, Inc. early this month, Eugene, Ore.-based PacificSource Health Plans is the newest health insurance provider in Idaho. The company, which now employs about 70 in Idaho, has a presence in Boise, Twin Falls, ...

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From the Gem State to the Red Planet: Firm’s sensors help explore space, protect troops, treat illness — Focus (access required)

When NASA lands its Mars Science Laboratory Rover on the Red Planet in 2011 it’ll be sporting Idaho technology. Based in Boise, Quality Thermistor, Inc., designed a sensor that will allow the drive motors on the six-wheeler rover to compensate ...

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