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Plans submitted to limit pollution in Spokane River

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Five of the largest entities releasing wastewater into the Spokane River have submitted their plans to limit a cancer-causing chemical from spilling into the waterway. Those plans all argue that a legal limit for polychlorinated biphenyls, ...

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New Hilton opens doors in Burley (access required)

BURLEY – Just in time for a popular county fair and rodeo, the city’s newest hotel is now open for business. Hampton Inn by Hilton Burley welcomed its first guests on June 25, according to a news release. As a ...

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Lawsuit seeks to stop juniper-removal project in Idaho

Environmental groups have sued the U.S. Forest Service, claiming a plan to improve wildlife habitat in eastern Idaho would remove hundreds of trees and shrubs while taking an illegal shortcut around environmental laws. Alliance for the Wild Rockies and two ...

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Company has the mettle to transform home manufacturing (access required)

CALDWELL — An Idaho company claims to have a unique solution to the country’s affordable housing shortage: converting decommissioned shipping containers for transport by rail or ship into sustainable homes. At a warehouse in Caldwell, indieDwell is rolling out a ...

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Downtown Boise: Wallet program offers transit savings

Downtown Mobility Collaborative program to launch in October A newly formed group of public and private partners have come together to address mobility in downtown Boise, expand available transportation options and increase connectivity, convenience and accessibility of current transportation options. ...

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Potato, onion growers merge sales, marketing (access required)

RUPERT – Two Idaho-based growers and shippers said they will team their sales and marketing departments to promote commodities that are popular items in produce aisles: potatoes and onions. The agreement between The Mart Group and ProSource is scheduled to ...

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Relicensing process continues for Idaho Power’s Hells Canyon Complex (access required)

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Idaho Power is still in the relicensing process for the Hells Canyon Complex (HCC), which provides approximately 68% of its hydroelectric generating capacity and 32% of its total generating capacity, according to the company’s most recent Integrated Resource Plan. The ...

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Downtown Workforce: The center of Boise attracts employers looking for skilled, creative people

Today, more than 40,000 people work in the downtown area, and it’s an incredibly diverse group,” says Lynn Hightower, executive director of the Downtown Boise Association (DBA). The downtown features jobs ranging from dining to retail, from hospitality to tech. ...

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