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Broadband providers vie for the next statewide schools contract

As the self-labeled Idaho Education Network “incumbent,” Education Networks of America is urging the state to stick with a reliable, cost-effective statewide school broadband system. Syringa Networks, the Idaho company that has successfully fought the Idaho Education Network contract in ...

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INL looking for clean energy entrepreneurs and experts (access required)

The Idaho National Laboratory is looking for entrepreneurs and clean energy industry experts to be part of a new program to help turn the lab’s technology into assets for existing or new private-sector companies. INL is participating in the U.S. ...

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Walmart’s move unlikely to cause wage increase in Idaho (access required)

Walmart’s decision to raise its employees’ minimum pay will probably not lead to a general pay increase at similar employers, according to analysts. WalMart, which employs 1.3 million people in the U.S. announced earlier this month that it will raise ...

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Idaho puts forward plan to protect sage grouse habitat

The Idaho Department of Lands has put forward a draft plan to protect sage grouse habitat on state endowment land as part an effort to avoid a federal listing of the bird under the Endangered Species Act. The state agency ...

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New bill requires parental OK for teens to use tanning beds (access required)

Idaho lawmakers are once again taking up legislation that would require parental permission for teens to use tanning beds, after failing to pass the measure in past years. The House Health and Welfare Committee voted Feb. 20 to introduce the ...

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CenturyLink says it won’t shut down IEN system immediately; schools scramble for coverage

From the crowded suburban West Ada School District to the Central Idaho’s remote South Lemhi district, schools are scrambling. Meridian High School students take a Mountain View High School upper-level Spanish class over the Idaho Education Network. They need to ...

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More fliers at Boise Airport (access required)

The Boise Airport served almost 1.4 million departing passengers in 2014, a 5 percent increase from 2013. Passenger traffic at the airport is the highest it’s been since 2011. But it’s still 20 percent below pre-recession levels. Airport marketing manager ...

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2015 Money Makers: IBR names 25

For a second time, the Idaho Business Review is recognizing outstanding financial professionals across the state whose fiscal work has set the pace for their companies and our region. Honorees were chosen for their leadership skills, awards and achievements, community ...

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Japanese firm buys Quest Aircraft (access required)

Airplane maker Quest Aircraft Co. in Sandpoint has been acquired by a subsidiary of large privately held Japanese company Tsuneishi Group. Quest’s leadership team plans to stay in place after the buyout, which closed on Feb. 17 for an undisclosed ...

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