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Biomark plans remodel of downtown Boise building (access required)

Biomark, a Boise-based manufacturer of identification and monitoring devices for fish and wildlife, plans to remodel and occupy a downtown Boise building. Located between Eighth and Ninth and River streets, Boise’s planning director Hal Simmons confirmed Biomark would occupy an ...

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Idaho could get $51M under federal jobs bill

Idaho public schools are expected to receive about $51 million to protect teaching positions as part of a job-saving measure signed into law by President Barack Obama on Tuesday. The money is part of a $26 billion bill aimed at ...

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Potato processor Nonpareil seeks air permit change

Nonpareil Corp., which employs more than 400 in manufacturing dehydrated potato products in Blackfoot, plans to make changes that require air-quality approval.   Nonpareil engineering manager Brett Suthers said the existing bin dryer uses coils, heated by high-pressure steam, to ...

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2009 personal income declines in Boise, rest of Idaho

Per capita personal income dropped by 4.5 percent last year in Idaho’s largest city, as Idaho suffered its first year-to-year drop in that area since 1953. Personal income is made up of wages, salaries, business profits, investment earnings, and payments ...

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Boise incubator opening delayed (access required)

The opening of the city of Boise’s business incubator for alternative energy startups is more than a month behind schedule, but more than two dozen companies have already applied to move in. The incubator, known as the Greenhouse, should be ...

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BP cases will be heard in New Orleans federal court (access required)

A New Orleans federal judge will manage the 300 lawsuits filed in the wake of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a federal judicial panel has ordered. The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, which met in Boise on July ...

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AEHI withdraws application for Elmore Co. nuclear plant site (access required)

Alternate Energy Holdings Inc., the Eagle company seeking to build a nuclear power plant in Idaho, withdrew its rezone application Aug. 10 for a site in Elmore County, saying the commissioners there are taking too long with the process.   ...

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Northern Idaho aircraft manufacturer lays off 60 (access required)

Quest Aircraft Co. in Sandpoint has laid off 60 workers.   The layoffs were announced Aug. 9 and included several aviation engineers, said spokeswoman Julie Stone.   They might not be out of work for long. Northern Idaho manufacturers have ...

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Idaho Falls, Bonneville County to team up on fueling facility

Bonneville County and the City of Idaho Falls are working together to eliminate duplication and save taxpayer money.   The city and county have fleet vehicle shops located adjacent to each other on Hemmert Drive with separate contracts for local ...

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