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Amendment gives certainty to municipal power companies (access required)

The 11 city-owned power companies in Idaho say a constitutional amendment approved by voters Nov. 2 will help their customers avoid wild swings in energy prices. The amendment allows municipal electric companies to sign long-term contracts without the need for ...

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Tamarack trial to resume in Valley County

The third phase of the foreclosure trial against Tamarack Resort starts up again Nov. 1 in Valley County. According to Tamarack’s trial schedule, Fourth District Judge Patrick Owen will spend Monday morning presiding over hearings which will determine what creditors ...

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Otter, Allred make loans to their Idaho campaigns

BOISE – Idaho gubernatorial candidates are reaching into their personal funds, loaning their campaigns hundreds of thousands to help them saturate Idaho voters as they head into the home stretch of the Nov. 2 election. Idaho Republican Gov. C.L. “Butch” ...

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Bonneville Co. tables Ridgeline wind project after appeal (access required)

Wind energy developer Ridgeline Energy appealed a Planning & Zoning Commission rejection to the Bonneville County Commission Oct. 26 in Idaho Falls. Seattle-based Ridgeline proposes a 75-turbine, 135-megawatt project on part of a 10,000-acre site it leases 15 miles east of ...

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McCall Chamber of Commerce still without director

McCall’s Chamber of Commerce continues to work without an executive director after unexpected health problems forced Tim Cochrane to resign in mid-September. Chamber spokeswoman Judi Woods confirmed Cochrane’s resignation is permanent, but declined to reveal the nature of his medical issues. ...

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Department of Energy extends waste-handling contract (access required)

The U.S. Department of Energy extended a contract to keep mixed-waste work going at Idaho National Laboratory. Bechtel BWXT Idaho holds the contract to manage the Advanced Mixed-Waste Treatment Project which had expired Oct. 1. The Department of Energy extended ...

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DentaQuest restores Idaho dentists cut from program

The private contractor hired to oversee Idaho’s dental program for Medicaid clients has agreed to reach out to dozens of dentists around the state whose contracts for providing care were not renewed. The decision to reopen the contract process comes ...

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