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Dairies, Idaho energy research center to cooperate on renewable energy projects The dairy industry and an Idaho energy research center have announced a plan to advance the science and best management practices of renewable energy as more farmers get interested ...

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EPA reduces radiation monitoring

The Environmental Protection Agency has reduced the nation’s radiation monitoring program for rain, drinking water and milk in response to a consistent drop in the levels of fallout detected in the wake of the Japanese nuclear crisis. Extremely low amounts ...

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MWI Veterinary Supply reports strong quarter (access required)

MWI Veterinary Supply Inc. increased earnings by 34.7 percent and revenues by 28.1 percent in its fiscal second quarter, from a year earlier. Both results beat analysts’ expectations. The company executed well in the recent quarter and is continuing to ...

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Fisher’s Document Systems to expand eastward (access required)

Fisher’s Document Systems plans to expand eastward from its Boise-area headquarters, opening a Twin Falls office and technology center June 1 followed by a similar facility in Idaho Falls a month later. Fisher’s also will hire staff in Pocatello, where ...

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Assistance League of Boise expanding its thrift store (access required)

The Assistance League of Boise is expanding its thrift shop with the hope that increased store revenue will benefit local philanthropic efforts.   The expansion will add 3,800 square feet to the existing 5,440-square-foot store and its back room, which is used for ...

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Clearwater Paper earnings jump in Q1 (access required)

Clearwater Paper Corp., which has manufacturing plants in Lewiston, reported net earnings of $5.6 million or 47 cents per diluted share in the first quarter, up from $0.5 million or 4 cents a share a year earlier. The recent quarter’s ...

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Boise Cascade reports losses of $19 million in first quarter (access required)

Low U.S. housing starts in the first quarter of the year hurt the Boise-based lumber, packaging and building products company Boise Cascade, which reported net losses of $19 million for the period. Boise Cascade Holdings, L.L.C. announced an ending position ...

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Idacorp earnings jump in quarter (access required)

Idaho Power parent Idacorp Inc. reported net income of $29.7 million or 60 cents per diluted share in the March 31 quarter, up from $16.1 million or 34 cents per share a year earlier. Stronger demand for power in winter and ...

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