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Potato stocks hit 21-year low (access required)

Idaho potato stocks hit a 21-year low this month, squeezing business for Driscoll Potatoes Inc. “We have a limited amount of supply, and if we push too hard, we could run out,” General Manager Gabriel Boldt said. American Falls-based Driscoll ...

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Apartment complex to be built near Ten Mile Interchange in Meridian (access required)

Construction of a $33 million apartment complex near the Ten Mile Interchange could begin in March. Developer Graye Wolfe said final approval to build on a 28-acre parcel near Franklin Road and Cherry Lane is expected Jan. 4 and 6 ...

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Trucking companies add drivers as economy gains steam (access required)

May Trucking Co. is doing something many businesses aren’t: hiring. “We do have more drivers this year compared to last year,” May Trucking recruiter Opal Dovel said. “We’re always looking for experienced and entry-level drivers.” Trucking companies are hiring drivers ...

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McLean appointment confirmed by City Council

Mayor David Bieter has named Lauren McLean, manager of the 2001 Foothills Open Space Initiative and a sitting Planning and Zoning Commissioner, to the council seat that will be opened in January when Councilman Vern Bisterfeldt is sworn in as ...

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CradlePoint poised for growth with new round of venture capital (access required)

CradlePoint Technology‘s CEO anticipates another year of torrid growth with a new infusion of $7.5 million in venture capital. The Boise-based firm announced its fourth round of venture financing Dec. 14, led by Kirkland, Wash.-based OVP Venture Partners, with backing ...

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Still awaiting judge’s decision on Tamarack’s future (access required)

The fate of Tamarack and whether it should continue with Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization, or move to Chapter 7 proceedings which would allow a trustee to liquidate it, is still unclear Dec. 15. A court clerk for U.S. Federal Bankruptcy ...

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Oversized loads on U.S. 12: Day-to-day big shipments continue (access required)

Aaction Marine Transport, of Ponderay, hauls oversized boats all over the country. “We’ve hauled them from Canada to Arizona and from Seattle to Nova Scotia,” Dispatcher Jacki Steele said. “On U.S. 12, it could be going to Flathead Lake [in ...

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USGS Building 3 remodel to increase lab capacity (access required)

Remodeling and expansion on U.S. Geological Survey Building 3 at 230 Collins Road, Boise, could begin this spring. Enlarging the sample-preparation area, improving the building’s energy efficiency, and connecting to Boise’s geothermal heating system is part of the project, said ...

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SEC suspends trades of Alternate Energy securities

The Securities and Exchange Commission has temporarily suspended trading of securities of Alternative Energy Holdings, Inc., an Idaho company that wants to build a nuclear reactor. The federal securities regulator took the steps in part due to questions it has ...

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JUMP given the green light from Boise P&Z

 Jack’s Urban Meeting Place will be built in downtown Boise. On Dec. 13, Boise Planning and Zoning Commissioners unanimously approved construction of the proposed $70 million project on a large parcel between 9th and 11th streets in downtown Boise.  Jack’s Urban Meeting ...

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