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Florists rally to revive the local flower market (access required)

Florists throughout the Treasure Valley have quietly closed down over the past several years, done in by giant discount operations such as Costco, an entrenched recession and higher costs. But Boise at its Best Flowers owner Georgia White hasn’t been ...

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Auction prices reflect turmoil in dairy industry (access required)

As Rylee Leak and her heifer entered the show ring, an auctioneer introduced the pair to the crowd and the bidding commenced. Within a few minutes, the action was complete and Leak led her animal out of the ring. The ...

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Fish farms purchase pursued by southern Idaho groundwater pumpers (access required)

Four Magic Valley ground water districts are one step closer to closing a $30 million deal meant to resolve years of litigation and water call cycles. On October 13, the Aberdeen-American Falls, Bingham, Magic Valley and North Snake groundwater districts ...

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Efficient farming the antidote for rising costs (access required)

Although the cost of growing crops continues to increase for Idaho farmers, farm profit margins are healthy. The explanation: Farmers are becoming more efficient. Tractors cost a bundle, and the price for diesel is up almost a $1 a gallon since last ...

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Farm sale: Buy crops by the brand name (access required)

In Parma, J.C. Watson Co. isn’t preoccupied with the upcoming centennial of its onion growing, packing and shipping business. Instead, the company has been busy building a recently launched brand of premium onion that ends up on restaurant tables and ...

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U.S. Silver Corp. reports record financial results

U.S. Silver Corp., the Toronto company that owns Idaho’s Galena Mine and Mill, reported record cash flows, revenues and profits in the second quarter of this fiscal year. U.S. Silver made $30.8 million in the three months that ended June ...

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Required study of possible Payette nuke site gearing up (access required)

Alternate Energy Holdings, Inc. is moving forward on a quest to build a nuke plant in Payette County by getting going on required studies. AEHI announced August 10 the company has hired a firm, Enercon, to study the 500-acre site near ...

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Mining companies Hecla, Coeur shine in Q2 (access required)

Mining companies based in Coeur d’Alene reported much higher earnings and sales in this year’s second quarter over last year’s. Coeur d’Alene Mines on Aug. 8 reported net sales were up 129 percent from a year earlier for the second quarter. ...

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Boise Plaza receives LEED certification (access required)

  The owners of Boise Plaza say spending more now will translate into greater energy savings in the future.    Boise Plaza Owner and Director of Development at Rafanelli & NahasScott Schoenherr said the Boise Plaza has achieved LEED Gold certification. ...

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