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New Web site promotes goods ‘Made in Idaho’ (access required)

There’s a new Web site promoting Idaho goods. Launched by Nampa-based tech solutions provider Technology Alignment, www.madeinidaho.org aims to be the definitive, searchable guide to products exclusively made in Idaho, and because it’s based on an open source model, it’s ...

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Speaker: ‘Too much market, not enough care’ in health system (access required)

According to Dr. Joe Jarvis, head of the Utah Healthcare Initiative, the problem with the U.S. health care system can be summarized in one sentence: “Too much market, not enough care.” That was the theme of his address to the ...

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Water Cooler: Two firms outgrow incubator space (access required)

A graduation ceremony of sorts honored the first two companies to outgrow their space in the Water Cooler – a high-tech business incubator launched last year by Boise developer Mark Rivers. The graduates were solar-powered lighting firm Inovus Solar and ...

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Idahoans join fray on health (access required)

Heather Cody, an Idaho Falls mental health therapist, had to travel more than 7,000 miles across the Pacific Ocean to get medical treatment. As a newly minted mental health therapist in her early 40s, Medicaid recipients were the bulk of ...

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Builders to bear more utility costs (access required)

Developers and builders will bear more of the cost for installing electric distribution equipment to serve new customers starting Nov. 1, a rule approved by the Idaho Public Utilities Commission states. The order, which modifies the Rule H tariff, was requested ...

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Amtrak rails may ring in trains’ return (access required)

When C.B. Hall looks at Amtrak’s system map he sees a “vast white space” between Seattle and Denver – a space where, up until 1997, the Pioneer route wound its way from the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Coast.   ...

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CEO shares vision, talks health care in Treasure Valley (access required)

Stepping into the bright, airy lobby of Complex Care Hospital of Idaho in Meridian, you won’t see rows of people waiting with sniffles, cuts or coughs. The year-old, 62,000-square-foot facility is focused only on the most severe, complicated cases requiring ...

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Contracts keep Sloan Security revenues high (access required)

About a year after the Secure Fence Act of 2006 was signed into law, calling for more than 700 miles of barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, Boise-based Sloan Security Group was “on the line” in Naco, Ariz. Company crews worked ...

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OSHA cites Spokane-based construction company in bridge collapse (access required)

Graham Construction & Management, of Spokane, Wash., is facing a $25,200 fine from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, stemming from the October 2008 collapse of the Robinson Road bridge which injured 14 workers. A trio of investigations from OSHA ...

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