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Layoffs planned at Idaho nuclear waste processing project

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IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — A U.S. Department of Energy contractor in charge of cleaning up radioactive waste at a federal site in eastern Idaho says it will eliminate up to 190 jobs starting this summer. Fluor Idaho in an ...

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U.S. News & World Report: Boise among best places to live in U.S.

Of all the cities in America, Boise is among the best places to live, according to a U.S. News & World Report study released Tuesday. For its 2019 ranking, the magazine evaluated 125 metropolitan areas and, of those, Boise placed ...

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Idaho Power, Boise City plan ‘renewable’ future, but what does that mean? (access required)

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In coordinated announcements, the city of Boise and Idaho Power each announced intentions to move away from carbon-based energy sources such as oil and gas, though for each of them it will be decades away. Idaho Power announced on March ...

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3D technology being used to locate new Alaska oil pockets

PRUDHOE BAY, Alaska (AP) — New technology is being used to search for untapped oil in an Alaska bay that is already an established source of fossil fuel, according to officials. Oil and gas company BP is employing “3D seismic” ...

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Delta Air Lines official praises Salt Lake airport rebuild

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Delta Air Lines officials are hoping the $3.6 billion rebuild of Salt Lake City’s airport will give the carrier’s hub a competitive edge in the West. Delta is in the process of spending up to ...

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Albertsons pulls Plated meal kits from stores

When Albertsons opened its upscale, foodie-focused Broadway Avenue store in Boise last July, shoppers strolling the aisle between the produce section and the burger and pizza counter passed by a long refrigerator case packed with Plated food kits. That same ...

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St. Luke’s will relocate cancer care center in Nampa (access required)

Several months after St. Luke’s Health System said it planned to relocate its cancer care treatment facility closer to its Nampa medical center, the project now is moving closer to reality. On Thursday, the health system unveiled details about the ...

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Columbia Sportswear to open first Idaho location at The Village (access required)

The Village at Meridian will soon welcome six new businesses, including the first Columbia Sportswear store in Idaho. That’s according to officials at the outdoor retail center at Eagle Road and Fairview Avenue, where shopping, food and entertainment are strong ...

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Camp Rainbow Gold completes purchase of Fairfield property (access required)

Camp Rainbow Gold has completed the purchase of Soldier Mountain Ranch and Resort in Fairfield, a $1.3 million sale that was finalized after months of negotiations, according to a news release. The nonprofit’s new home consists of 150 acres and ...

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