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Conoco’s oversized rigs readying for transport

Oversized oil rigs sitting in the Port of Lewiston, Idaho could be moving through Montana to Billings in a matter of days. Two of the rigs are already on trailers, ready to go. Despite legal wrangling in Idaho to block ...

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Incentives approved for new airline routes (access required)

The Boise Airport has crafted a package of incentives to persuade airlines to add new routes or increase flights to existing destinations. The Boise City Council approved the incentives during a meeting Nov. 9. Bryant Francis, the airport’s deputy director ...

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Terry Reilly Health Services expands to downtown

Terry Reilly Health Services plans a nearly 9,000-square-foot medical clinic at 300 S. 23rd St. in downtown Boise. The nonprofit community health center operator will move staff from a 3,200-square-foot clinic at 848 La Cassia St. and add personnel, Executive ...

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Boise City Council approves $15,000 for anti-panhandling campaign

UPDATED: Boise will spend $25,000 on a campaign to discourage panhandling and steer handouts to local non-profits instead. The city tested its proposed Have a Heart Give Smart Boise campaign this summer. The campaign used leaflets and posters to advise shoppers ...

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GBAD sets $1M budget for marketing Boise Centre (access required)

The Greater Boise Auditorium District board will put up $1 million to market and sell the Boise Centre next year. The board set its budget, including spending on sales and marketing, during a meeting Nov. 8. The money for a ...

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Idaho-based electric lineworkers college expands to Texas

Talk about major transmission line plans has Mike Hennessey, president of campus operations for Northwest Lineman College, in Kuna, feeling good about being in the electric transmission business. The U.S. Department of Energy predicts the country will need almost 60,000 ...

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Boise’s Gridflex Energy drops power plant proposal

A Boise-based company has dropped plans to seek a permit for a feasibility study of a power plant in prime wildlife habitat near Townsend, Mont. Gridflex Energy CEO Matthew Shapiro tells the Independent Record that his company notified the Federal ...

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Idaho reaches settlement with US Fidelis

The former owners of a company that claimed to be the nation’s top marketer of auto-service contracts are now permanently banned from doing similar business in Idaho. The state attorney general’s office says Darain and Cory Atkinson, ex-owners of US ...

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Idaho cheese factory to expand next year

The Jerome Cheese Co. plans to create up to 20 new jobs with the expansion of its factory in south-central Idaho next year. The company says addition to the Jerome plant, which churns out about 520,000 pounds of American cheese ...

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Residence Inn building site bought in Nampa (access required)

A Residence Inn, by Marriott Corp., is scheduled for the intersection at the Treasure Valley Marketplace shopping center in Nampa off Karcher Road. JRW Construction owner Renny Wylie, of Eagle, bought 6-plus acres for future retail development off the Karcher connector with Interstate 84. ...

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