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INL progresses as potential site for Versatile Test Reactor (access required)

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Idaho is one of two sites in the country being considered to operate a “one-of-a-kind” Versatile Test Reactor, and Idaho National Laboratory hopes to be that site. A Versatile Test Reactor would complement the other nuclear energy testing and generating ...

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Firm develops Venspirator to prevent, mitigate COVID-19 (access required)

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A group of local innovators is hoping to help prevent and mitigate COVID-19 by developing a new breathing apparatus. Legacy U.S., a new-to-Boise product innovation company, has created a working prototype of the “Venspirator,” and is in the process of ...

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New real estate software firm opens its doors in Boise (access required)

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The Treasure Valley’s real estate market has a hot new resource. After declaring its intent to move into the area’s thriving market, TorchX has opened its doors in Boise and is looking to grow. TorchX stated it will enhance the ...

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Micron Technology adds Lynn Dugle to board of directors

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Micron Technology, Inc. added Lynn Dugle to its board of directors. Dugle has more than 30 years of experience in the defense, intelligence and high-tech industries. She was previously chief executive officer, president and chair of the board of directors ...

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App draws Yellowstone tourists to rural Idaho neighborhood

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JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — “This is not it.” Eugenio Bautista uttered that all-too-common realization after rolling to a stop along Stateline Road recently. En route with his family from Yosemite National Park, the roadtripper from Chicago had slept in Idaho ...

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Idaho Power announces several transitions, promotions (access required)

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Idaho Power announced that Tom Harvey, vice president of power supply, will retire Aug. 7, 2020, after 40 years with the company. During his career, Harvey has been involved with managing Idaho Power’s electrical generation assets, integrated resource planning process, water ...

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Boise Startup Week 2020 seeks participants, presenters (access required)

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Dreamers, innovators, entrepreneurs and community members alike are invited to be part of Boise Startup Week 2020. The free event promoting local startups and entrepreneurs is seeking topic talks, business pitches and product ideas, from technology to business to social ...

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Record number of Idaho businesses make Inc. 5000 list (access required)

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Eight Idaho businesses have made significant revenue growth in the past few years, which has propelled them onto the 2020 Inc. 5000 list, a prestigious list of the fastest-growing privately held small businesses in the U.S. Medical Information Software Technology ...

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Kris Baxter named Micron vice president, general manager

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Kris Baxter has been appointed to the role of corporate vice president and general manager of Micron’s Embedded Business Unit. Baxter succeeds Jeff Bader, who is departing Micron to pursue other interests following more than a decade of leadership at ...

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Critics urge Utah cities to leave Idaho nuclear power project

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Taxpayers Association and a former member of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission are urging cities that have signed on to a planned nuclear power plant in Idaho to get out while they can ...

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