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Boise Airport lands nonstop service to Dallas (access required)

Nonstop service between Boise Airport and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport will start June 2-3 on American Airlines, Boise Airport announced. The daily flight leaves Boise at 7:06 a.m. and arrives in Dallas at 11:19 a.m. The return flight will depart ...

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Idaho budget writers back wildfire funding boost

A proposal designating an extra $379,000 to fight wildfires in Idaho has jumped over its initial hurdle in clearing the state Legislature. The Joint Finance and Appropriations budget committee unanimously approved the measure Jan. 14. The state Land Board says ...

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Post Falls-based agri-tech company prepares to roll out new product line (access required)

Farb Guidance Systems is anticipating new investing partners, a new product line and an increased workforce. The Post Falls-based company builds computer guidance systems for farm equipment. The guidance systems are installed into farm machinery at the company’s manufacturing facility ...

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FDA OKs Simplot’s genetically engineered potato

A potato genetically engineered to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine is as safe as any other potato on the market, the Food and Drug Administration said. In a letter Jan. 12 to Idaho-based J.R. Simplot Co., ...

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Nominations open for 2016 IBR Money Makers

In 2013, former CFO Shelly Sayer successfully took over the reins as CEO of Premier Technology Inc. in Blackfoot. The metal manufacturing, engineering and design company has grown and now serves, among others, the Department of Defense, the Department of ...

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Otter’s proposed health plan finds weak support (access required)

Business advocates and health professionals say the Idaho governor’s health plan is a nice start, but it doesn’t go far enough. Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter announced a plan Jan. 7 to help 78,000 uninsured Idahoans receive basic healthcare services. These ...

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Federal officials consider protections for cat-like predator

Government officials will consider new protections for a small, fanged predator that thrives in old-growth forests of the Northern Rockies over concerns that trapping, habitat loss and poisoning could be harming the animal’s population. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ...

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Concordia University seeks new Boise law school dean

Concordia University, which opened a new law school in Boise in 2012, has promoted Dean Cathy Silak to a new position and has launched a search for a new dean. Silak, who was selected in 2008 as the law school’s ...

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