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Warm Springs Golf Course gets new maintenance building (access required)

A new maintenance facility will be built at Warm Springs Golf Course in Boise. The 7,500-square-foot building will include a wash station, fuel tanks, offices, break room, mechanic shop, restrooms and storage space. Total buildings costs are $472,016 according to ...

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Upgrade planned for Shoshone Falls power plant (access required)

The hydroelectric power generation plant near the Shoshone Falls will get an upgrade, beginning in 2013. The upgrade will affect power generation without changing the falls’ scenic views. The project, identified as a “run of the river” project, will maintain ...

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Four Idaho banks hang on to federal TARP money (access required)

Leaders from the four Idaho-based banks that took money from the federal government as part of the $700 billion financial rescue of 2008 say they’re not ready to give it back. The four banks received a combined $62 million as ...

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Twin Falls call center hires 550, expects more

The Florida-based company that opened a call center in Twin Falls has hired 550 workers and plans to hire another 150 by November. As of Oct. 4, C3 of Plantation, Fla., had received more than 2,000 applications for its management ...

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More financial planning aimed at women needed (access required)

Women in business still need financial advice. Financial planning aimed at women remains totally relevant given their longer average life spans, lower average pay and the career fields they enter, Boise State University economics professor Chris Loucks said. A Prudential ...

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Twin Falls commission looks to fill soon-to-be vacant hospital (access required)

Twin Falls County Commissioners are looking for new tenants at St. Luke’s Magic Valley Medical Center, even though the building will not be vacant for a year. “The last thing we want is an empty building out there, because it’s ...

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ESI low bidder for Boise State’s COBE building (access required)

ESI of Boise is the apparent low bidder to build Boise State University’s $28 million College of Business and Economics building. In addition to COBE, ESI is completing BSU’s Center for Environmental Science and Economic Development building and a campus parking ...

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Moscow engineering firm lends expertise to Africa (access required)

After almost 30 years of cleaning up lead contamination at the Bunker Hill Superfund site in Idaho’s Silver Valley mining district, TerraGraphics Environmental Engineering Inc., is testing its expertise in the developing world. The 100-person company, which started in a ...

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Questions remain about Simplot JUMP project (access required)

Boise’s mayor and planning officials say the JUMP project is not being delayed, but is in the normal review processes. Twice the city design committee has delayed approval of the $70 million Simplot Foundation’s Jack’s Urban Meeting Place plans. A ...

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Brogan residents oppose Idaho Power transmission line route (access required)

Idaho Power‘s proposed 300-mile transmission line isn’t sitting well with Brogan, Ore., residents. “Our little town would have these towers wrapped around us, very close,” said Rick Simmons, spokesman for Friends of Brogan Township. Brogan, northwest of Vale in Malheur ...

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