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Micron signals $1.27B purchase of Swiss chip firm Numonyx

Micron Technology is making a move to acquire Swiss chip competitor Numonyx Holdings B.V. in an all-stock transaction valued at about $1.27 billion, the Boise-based firm announced on Feb. 9. Under terms of the deal, which is expected to close ...

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Fundraising continues for new Sun Valley arts center

About a third of the $17 million needed for a new arts center in Ketchum has been raised, according to Kristin Poole, artistic director of the Sun Valley Center for the Arts. The nearly 40-year-old nonprofit educational arts organization will ...

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Sun Valley businesses profit from first Nordic Festival (access required)

While the name Sun Valley immediately conjures images of world-class alpine skiing, the community has also assumed an alter ego: Nordic Town, USA. The ski area and the Wood River Valley are perhaps lesser well known for their 200 kilometers ...

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Idaho Golf Trail adds eastern loop

The Idaho Division of Tourism on Feb. 9 announced that it is adding an eastern Loop to the Idaho Golf Trail. It is the fourth loop on the now 14-course Trail. The Eastern loop encompasses Headwaters Golf Club at Teton ...

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Low runoff cuts hydroelectric power revenue forecasts

The Bonneville Power Administration has reduced its expectations for hydroelectric power revenue this year by more than $200 million because of new forecasts for a continued depressed runoff in the Columbia Basin. Based on the forecasts, Bonneville Power now estimates ...

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Human Rights Commission, Labor Dept. agree to merger

Idaho Human Rights Commission members have unanimously endorsed the proposed legislation merging the commission and the Idaho Department of Labor. In approving the plan at a special meeting on Feb. 3, the nine commissioners expressed confidence that the proposed merger ...

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