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Storms bode well for ID farmers, power producers

All of Idaho’s 22 river basins have received more snow and rainfall than average since October, a bright sign for farmers, power producers and the recreation economy in 2011. The Natural Resources Conservation Service also reports that through Dec. 29, ...

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Panda Express to open restaurant in Nampa Gateway Center (access required)

The Nampa Gateway Center is getting its first restaurant. Panda Express will open a 2,448-square-feet restaurant at 1435 North Happy Valley Road. Construction is valued at $650,000, according to Nampa building permits. The Reiter Design Group of Beaverton, Ore., is the ...

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Workers’ compensation rates to rise

Workers’ compensation insurance rates are set to increase by an average of 3.7 percent in Idaho in 2011, said Donna Daniel, insurance analyst senior with the state Department of Insurance. Rates are headed higher for the first time since 2005. ...

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission closer to decision on Areva (access required)

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission in about a year could approve French company Areva’s plan to build a uranium-enrichment plant west of Idaho Falls. The commission’s Atomic Safety and Licensing Board starting Jan. 25 will receive testimony and exhibits on the ...

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Swiss bank objects to Tamarack offer

UPDATED: A Swiss bank-led lender group owed hundreds of millions by Tamarack Resort has raised objections to a proposal to sell the vacation development to an Idaho investment company. However, it may not impact prospective buyer Green Valley Holdings from ...

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ITD hearing officer endorses ConocoPhillips’ oversized loads

The Idaho Transportation Department’s director should allow ConocoPhillips to ship four oversized loads from the Port of Lewiston along U.S. 12 to the Montana border, ITD Hearing Officer Merlyn Clark recommended Dec. 28. Clark, in a recommended order for ITD ...

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Eberlestock Distribution Center will be ‘striking’

Nearly a year after it burned, construction of Boise’s Eberlestock Distribution Center is moving along. Located at 2900 Main St., the original building was destroyed by an early morning fire in January 2010, as it was undergoing a remodel. The ...

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