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What 80 years of mining did to Lake Coeur d’Alene (access required)

The Morning Mine in Mullan, Idaho, in 1903, showing the effect of dumping tailings in the South Fork of the Coeur d'Alene River.

Second in a series. Because of ongoing disputes and concerns, Lake Coeur d’Alene is the subject of a study by the National Academy of Sciences. This is the second in a series of articles about the lake’s environmental health and ...

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Hattie Zobott joins T-O Engineers as hydraulic engineer

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Hattie Zobott has joined T-O Engineers’ Meridian office as a hydraulic engineer. She brings over 11 years of extensive experience with interdisciplinary water resources projects. Hattie’s resume includes hydraulic designs and specifications for construction, modeling, and permitting.

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INL announces MOU with Brazilian nuclear institute (access required)

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Idaho National Laboratory has announced it has enhanced its industry partnership with Instituto de Pesquisas Energéticas e Nucleares, a Brazilian institute with a focus on energy and nuclear research. The two institutions recently signed a memorandum of understanding around the ...

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McCall Fire & EMS adds telecommunications service (access required)

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McCall Fire & EMS is partnering with a Huntsville, Alabama company to expand the reach of its radio system. According to the company’s website, TangoTango lets users connect smartphones to radio channels without having to buy specialized hardware. Integrating with ...

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J&M Sanitation adds Idaho’s first electric garbage trucks (access required)

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A family-owned Kuna business is pioneering the use of electric-powered refuse vehicles. J&M Sanitation has recently replaced two of its diesel-fueled vehicles for brand-new trucks from BYD. J&M Sanitation was able to capitalize on grant money through Idaho Department of ...

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CSHQA’s Bruno Loza obtains Idaho engineering license

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CSHQA has announced that Bruno Loza, Engineer IV – Electrical, has earned his Idaho state license to practice electrical engineering. He joined the firm in 2016. His experience includes electrical lighting, power design, fault-current analysis, arc-flash analysis, and selective coordination. ...

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Boise State announces cybersecurity program options (access required)

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Five new cybersecurity programs at Boise State University were recently approved by the Idaho State Board of Education, and now, with industry partnerships, the university can move ahead with developing courses. Four of these programs are planned to come online ...

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Businesses, school districts use air purifiers against COVID (access required)

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An air purification system is gaining usage in the greater Treasure Valley area amidst the continuing pandemic and, in some cases, government incentive funding. Global Plasma Solutions has developed a technology that is described as, essentially, rendering pathogens — including ...

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Zach Tudor wins Career Achievement in Government award

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Zach Tudor, who leads Idaho National Laboratory’s national and homeland security research programs, receive the Career Achievement in Government Award at the virtual Black Engineer of the Year Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Conference. The event recognizes exceptional leaders whose ...

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Cryptocurrencies’ presence in Idaho grows with more ATMs (access required)

Virtual cryptocurrency is establishing a physical presence in Idaho, with three ATMs already installed in three cities — Chubbuck, Idaho Falls and Pocatello — and CoinFlip CEO Daniel Polotsky has the Boise area on his radar. A total of 40 ...

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