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Group: Idaho poll shows support for cig tax hike

An anti-smoking group aiming to convince Idaho lawmakers to raise tobacco taxes has released a poll showing residents favor hiking the 57-cent-per-pack cigarette tax. The American Cancer Society- and Campaign For Tobacco-Free Kids-led coalition said Thursday 50 percent of 500 ...

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Extensive renovations planned for new restaurant in 805 Idaho Building (access required)

Construction of a new restaurant in the 805 Idaho Building is scheduled to start Monday. Fork, will occupy the former Bad Irish bar space at the corner of Eighth and Idaho Streets in downtown Boise after interior upgrades including carpeted ...

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Ski season preparations have started at Tamarack (access required)

Update: The Tamarack Municipal Association confirmed Nov.19 that more than $400,000 in payments to the Idaho School Endowment has been made by the TMA and Credit Suisse. The payments meet settlement obligations of a mountain land lease approved Nov. 16 ...

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Nuke site rezone hearing set (access required)

The Payette County Planning & Zoning Commission has set a public hearing Dec. 2 on part of Alternate Energy Holdings’ plan to build a nuclear power plant near the corner of Big Willow and Stone Quarry roads northeast of New ...

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ConocoPhillips makes moves ahead of Highway 12 load hearing (access required)

ConocoPhillips promises it won’t hold Idaho responsible for loss related to shipping four oversized loads from the Port of Lewiston across U.S. 12 to Montana. In an agreement issued Nov. 18, company officials said issuing of permits by the transportation ...

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Idaho company premieres movie studio-on-wheels

Meridian-based Silverdraft unveiled a new mobile movie studio that it expects to be used on big-time Hollywood film productions. The company, based in the old Coors warehouse on Eagle Road, brought its new “supercomputer-on-wheels” to downtown Boise for a round of media ...

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17 more ExxonMobil modules expected soon

ExxonMobil expects 17 more modules for a Canadian oil sands project to arrive at the Port of Lewiston before the Columbia/Snake river system closes to barge traffic on Dec. 10 for lock repairs. The company already has 16 modules at ...

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SBA loan volume holds up after September spike (access required)

After a September surge in U.S. Small Business Administration loan volume, officials in SBA’s Boise district did not know what to expect in October, spokesman Larry Demirelli said. “The spike in September was the direct result of the funding of ...

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Tax proposals discussed as legislative session approaches (access required)

House Revenue & Taxation Committee chairman Rep. Dennis Lake, R-Blackfoot, has heard an unusual amount of tax talk as the legislative session approaches. Some people think raising taxes could address the expected budget shortfall for the coming fiscal year. Others ...

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Cascade Bancorp works out deal to raise $177M

Cascade Bancorp wrapped up a deal with a group of investors that will bring in $177 million, a move that should halt the company’s capital problems. The Bend, Ore., bank holding company, parent of Bank of the Cascades, finalized agreements ...

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