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Study eyes interchange at Ten Mile Road (access required)

A major landowner in the Ten Mile Road area has initiated an $80,000 study that will help determine whether the section-line road in west-Ada County will get an interchange with Interstate 84. Eastbourne Investments Ltd., Buffalo, N.Y., awarded a contract ...

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Oregon firm finds lumber in Russia (access required)

When John Rowell journeyed to the Baltic nation of Lithuania in December 1995, he was flying into the harshest winter northeastern Europe had seen in over a century. “It was one cold José when I got there,” he recalled. “The ...

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Ada County Courthouse fountain fixed by builders (access required)

The water feature in front of the new Ada County Courthouse has been rebuilt at no cost to the county, and should be back in operation by September, officials said last week. Roger Simmons, chairman of the Ada County Commission, ...

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Emmett hospital plans $3 million-plus expansion (access required)

Walter Knox Memorial Hospital in Emmett plans a major expansion, beginning next year, to meet the needs of a growing population in Emmett and Gem County. Michael Cornell, director of communications for Walter Knox, said costs were expected to total ...

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Washington Group International earns $9.2M in 2nd quarter (access required)

Washington Group International Inc. has reported earnings for the second quarter of $9.2 million, or 37 cents a share, on revenues of $965 million – down from $12.9 million on just over $1 billion in revenue in the first quarter. ...

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2nd parking ramp tops list of projects at Boise State Univ. (access required)

Chemistry labs and a second parking garage top the list of ongoing construction projects at Boise State University this summer. Phase 2 of parking-structure construction is nearly under way at BSU, according to Larry Blake, executive director of facilities administration. ...

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'TECenter' construction begins on Boise State Univ. West Campus (access required)

Construction of TECenter, a technology-oriented business incubator funded primarily by federal sources, has begun on the Boise State University West Campus north of the Idaho Center in Nampa. The single-story building of 40,000 square feet is designed to house 20 ...

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Nampa tile installer’s love of art pops up in work (access required)

Treasure Valley tile installer Tim Stoddard has a secret he’s ready to share with the world: He loves Monet. “I think he’s great,” said Stoddard, 46. “He’s the master of light and reflection.” Stoddard’s passion for the French impressionist’s work ...

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Winery to include golf, upscale homes (access required)

More than grapes are growing at The Winery at Eagle Knoll. Mike and Joy Kauffman plan high-end homes and an 18-hole public golf course on Idaho 16, west of Eagle. Final drawings for a wine-production facility at Eagle Knoll have ...

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Construction permit values continue to show slump (access required)

Construction in Boise remained well below 2001 levels through July. The latest Boise City Construction Report indicates construction value dropped by 41 percent through July, to $229 million. Construction value statewide is down by a smaller percentage. Wells Fargo Bank’s ...

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