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SEL announces updates to north Idaho projects  (access required)

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) has several new developments in the northern Idaho area. Following its June groundbreaking for a future printed circuit board facility in Moscow, groundwork has been laid, 22,000-square-feet has been added as a second floor to the originally estimated structural design for business support spaces, including desking and conference rooms. Underground water lines, ...

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Albertsons expands its digital shopping experience (access required)

Albertsons' new Deals & Delivery app, one of three new digital offerings introduced in August.

E-commerce channels are the big new thing for grocers. A recent survey by market research firm Morning Consult found that the number of people who do their shopping online almost doubled during the pandemic, from 13% before COVID-19 showed up ...

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Gov. Little, stakeholders launch cybersecurity task force (access required)

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Gov. Brad Little announced the creation of a 19-member Cybersecurity Task Force Aug. 5 at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) campus. Little said the new task force will provide recommendations to improve cybersecurity defenses for a variety of stakeholders and to ...

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Behavioral hospital cuts ribbon for new ECT program (access required)

Eyes were teary as Quinton Hastings stood outside Cottonwood Creek Behavioral Hospital sharing his experience of being one of the hospital’s first patients to undergo its new electroconvulsive therapy (ECT). Because of undergoing ECT, Hastings said he is now living a happier, healthier life. After three years since its opening in Meridian, the behavioral health hospital has been ...

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Drone technology increasing in classrooms, industry (access required)

Treasure Valley industry and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) advocates have joined forces again to keep educators and their students abreast of the latest developments in drone technology. Agriculture, construction, geology, public safety, real estate and more industries are increasingly incorporating drones in ...

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University of Idaho launches cybersecurity master’s program  (access required)

As the threat of ransomware and other internet attacks increases nationwide, the University of Idaho (U of I) has added a cybersecurity master’s degree program to its computer science (CS) offerings. The master’s program builds on U of I’s existing ...

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Artificial intelligence advises INL buses (access required)

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What would you say to receiving accurate weather and road conditions delivered to your vehicle in real time with milepost resolution? It’s not a pipe dream. It’s currently a reality for the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) bus system in a ...

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Energy provider Avista seeks rate increases (access required)

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Energy provider Avista is seeking approval from Idaho Public Utility commissioners to change several of its utility rates starting as soon as Sept. 1. Avista, which provides electricity and natural gas to customers in northern Idaho and nearby areas, is part of a several-party settlement ...

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Startup Central: Investments, a merger, and new tech (access required)

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EAGLE — Slayer Duck Calls has received its first round of investment from the co-founders of TSheets, which will allow for expanding the lineup of hunting calls and a higher quality web experience, according to a recent company announcement. The investment from ...

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Idaho Power customers set record for electricity use

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Power customers in southern Idaho and eastern Oregon used a record amount of electricity last week, the company said. The utility company told KIVI-TV in a story on Friday that electricity use peaked at 3,745 ...

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