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Perpetua Resources signs antimony testing agreement (access required)

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Antimony’s current use in batteries is so important that the future of electric vehicles may depend on it. It is also an essential metal for making alloys. It’s a no-brainer that antimony is on the U.S. list of 35 critical mineral ...

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Zennify adds new staffers

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Zennify recently appointed Amanda Somma as its vice president of professional services. She brings over 20 years of consulting and delivery experience; she has helped to guide companies in various industries throughout the Salesforce transformation journey. She initiated and streamlined ...

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Zach Schmidt joins Colliers as a research database developer

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Zach Schmidt has joined Colliers in the Boise office as a research database developer. He will specialize in advancing the company’s database by performing competitive analysis and market research for the brokerage team. His work will also include production of ...

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Hecla Mining beats earnings prediction by 50% (access required)

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Hecla Mining, headquartered in Coeur d’Alene, posted first quarter 2021 earnings in excess of market predictions. The median value of predicted earnings per share (EPS) for Q1 was $0.04. The actual EPS reported at the May 6 earnings call was ...

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Can yet another study save Lake Coeur d’Alene? (access required)

Willow is a 1929 Chris Craft restored by Coeur Custom at Hagadone Marine in Coeur d'Alene.

Last in a six-part series. “We are loving our watershed to death,” Rebecca Stevens said in March 2020 at a meeting of the Coeur d’Alene Basin Environmental Improvement Project Commission (BEIPC). Stevens is the manager of the Coeur D’Alene Tribe ...

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Idaho utilities seek to weatherize homes for cost, energy savings (access required)

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Power utility stakeholders are exploring ways to not only save money, but to also support energy efficiency and the local contractor network. Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), a federal nonprofit power marketer to 140 companies in the Northwest, has launched a ...

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Startup Central: VisitPay acquired for $300 million (access required)

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Boise-based VisitPay, a health technology company that was named to the Tech Tribune list of the best startups in Boise and the best startups in Idaho, was acquired by R1, a Chicago-based health technology company, for approximately $300 million. The company ...

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Studies: Renewable electricity can slash Cascadia pollution

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New research shows that renewable electricity can move Washington, Oregon and British Columbia off of fossil fuels, do so at an affordable price and create jobs along the way. After decades of disinformation from fossil fuel producers and utilities, this ...

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Patrick Kelly joins SFP Water Engineering

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SFP Water Engineering LLC has announced that Patrick Kelly will be working in its Boise office as a project hydrologist. He graduated from Boise State University with a bachelor’s degree in geosciences. He has five years of experience in environmental ...

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