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Plans proposed for central Idaho airport land

Officials in the central Idaho resort area of the Wood River Valley are considering how best to use 210 acres that will become available in Hailey once Friedman Memorial Airport moves to a new location due to safety concerns. Planners ...

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Idaho gas prices on the rise

Idaho’s average price for gasoline has climbed back over the $3 per gallon mark. AAA Idaho officials say the average price of Idaho gas has increase by 14 cents since Feb. 2 and now sits at $3.10 a gallon. For ...

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Boise Inc. acquires California packaging company

(Updated: adds details, sidebars) The Boise-based Boise Inc. plans to acquire a California-based corrugated packaging company, Tharco Products, for $200 million to expand its business in the cardboard packaging market. Boise Inc. president and CEO Alexander Toeldte said Feb. 22 ...

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New event center being built on Lake Coeur d’Alene

An 11,000-square-foot event center is under construction on Lake Coeur d’Alene. The Hagadone Hospitality Company, which owns the Coeur d’Alene Resort, commissioned construction of the 11,000-square-foot facility in early February. Scheduled completion is July 2011. Total project costs aren’t being ...

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Second ConocoPhillips megaload leaves Lewiston

The second of four oversized loads of ConocoPhillips oil refinery equipment started moving toward Montana from the Port of Lewiston late Feb. 17. The Idaho Transportation Department says Emmert International has made several changes to address the problems that arose ...

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Tamarack property owners can sue Credit Suisse

Property owners at upscale resorts in Idaho and Montana can sue Credit Suisse for $24 billion over allegations the bank made predatory loans, a federal judge in Idaho has ruled. U.S. Magistrate Judge Ronald Bush in Boise ruled Feb. 17 that property ...

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Gas well driller focuses on Idaho after unit sale (access required)

Bridge Resources Corp., a natural gas developer with a project in southwest Idaho, has entered an agreement to sell its Bridge North Sea Ltd. subsidiary to Perenco UK Limited. Tom Stewart, vice president of Calgary-based Bridge, said the sale demonstrates ...

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Geothermal leasing changes mulled by state (access required)

Geothermal leases could generate more revenue for Idaho if four proposed statutory changes pass the state Legislature, proponents say. The proposals could increase revenue to endowment trusts and the state general fund, and provide more incentive to develop geothermal projects ...

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