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EPA orders Simplot Cattle to change watering practices at Grand View (access required)

The  Simplot Cattle Feeding Co. has been ordered to stop discharges from its nearly 700-acre feedlot complex near Grand View. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has directed Simplot to immediately cease all discharge of pollutants to waters of the U.S. ...

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Unemployment benefits end for many Idaho workers

Unemployment benefits ended during the workweek of June 7-11 for more than 4,000 jobless Idaho workers, state labor officials stated. Benefit eligibility was curtailed with the expiration of the February 2009 federal stimulus law. Those provisions – expanded by the ...

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Nampa Valley Helicopter acquired by Canadian firm

A Boise-based service center that specializes in repairing and overhauling components for Eurocopter helicopters has been bought by Canadian Helicopters Income Fund of Montreal. Canadian Helicopters acquired Nampa Valley Helicopters, which reported revenues of about $4.9 million in its last ...

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Clearwater Paper moves ahead on S.E. facility plan

Clearwater Paper Corp., which has major manufacturing operations in Lewiston, plans to build a tissue manufacturing and converting facility in Shelby, N.C. Earlier, Spokane-based Clearwater announced its intent to build a Southeastern U.S. facility that would include a through-air-dried paper ...

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West Boise PetSmart store opens June 12

Boise’s new PetSmart opens June 12. The store is relocating from its site on Franklin Boulevard to the corner of Franklin and Milwaukee Streets, across from the Boise Towne Square mall. The new location will feature Idaho’s first PetsHotel which ...

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