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STEM Action Center Foundation adds board members

Christine Frei, Dr. Angela Hemingway and Hayley Rambur recently joined the Idaho STEM Action Center Foundation’s board of directors. Frei is executive director of Clearwater Economic Development Association in Lewiston. She manages workforce development initiatives and community training programs. During ...

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Itafos reports earnings, Idaho phosphate mining news (access required)

Idaho open pit phosphate mining in the Caribou Range. Photo courtesy of the National Forest Service.

One of Idaho’s three active phosphate mining companies, Itafos, reported unsurprising lower revenues when it released its fourth quarter and calendar year 2020 earning statement on March 25. Phosphate commodity prices started out 2020 poorly, hitting a five-year low at ...

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INL’s Dong Ding named Asian American Promising Engineer

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Dr. Dong Ding, a senior staff researcher at Idaho National Laboratory, has been named an Asian American Most Promising Engineer. He is one of four in the U.S. to be recognized this year with the honor. The Asian American Engineer ...

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TDS invests over $35 million on Boise broadband expansion (access required)

This article was edited on April 1 to correct a price. Internet service provider TDS Telecom is continuing its expansion in Idaho with a recent announcement that Boise will be its next service area. This latest expansion plan is expected ...

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US officials OK plan to send radioactive waste to Idaho

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. officials have released the latest plan to send low-level radioactive waste to Idaho from a South Carolina facility that converts enriched uranium into fuel for nuclear reactors. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission in a notice published ...

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