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Idaho National Laboratory continues progress on Small Modular Reactor (access required)

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IDAHO FALLS – Development of the next generation of nuclear power is underway at Idaho National Laboratory (INL), which could bring it closer to home. INL is working on the project with NuScale Power of Tigard, Oregon. The NuScale project is ...

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McLean defeats Bieter overwhelmingly in Boise mayoral race

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Boise City Council President Lauren McLean soundly defeated four-term incumbent Mayor David Bieter in Tuesday’s runoff election to become Boise’s first regularly elected female mayor. With all of the city’s 88 precincts counted, McLean had 65.5% to Bieter’s 34.5% of ...

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Bingham Healthcare launches new weight loss program (access required)

Ribbon cutting at the Bingham Healthcare Specialty Clinic in Idaho Falls. Photo courtesy of Bingham Healthcare.

IDAHO FALLS – Bingham Healthcare held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house at its recently-renovated specialty clinic on Nov. 21 to kick-off its new weight loss program, EM-POW-ER. The new program builds on Bingham’s standing in Eastern Idaho for weight-loss care. EM-POW-ER is ...

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Boise State, Idaho Power to use supercomputer to predict weather (access required)

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Editor’s note: An earlier version of this article conflated two supercomputers. The weather-prediction software will run on hardware provided by Boise State and Idaho Power and is not related to INL’s supercomputer. Boise State University, Idaho Power and the Idaho ...

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Hayden Homes creates housing grants

Hayden Homes recently announced a grant program to encourage affordable housing in Idaho, Oregon and Washington – states that have all been experiencing rapid increases in real estate prices. The Redmond, Oregon-based company established the Hayden Opportunity Fund for Housing affordability ...

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Idaho Business Review to host Forum on the Future

With 2019 winding to a close, the Idaho Business Review is looking ahead to the new year at the annual Forum on the Future, a series of panel discussions that will offer predictions on 2020 from local business leaders. Now ...

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Opportunity Zones boost home prices, study shows (access required)

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Housing prices in Opportunity Zones are generally trending up, according to a new study of the program, which aims to help disadvantaged areas. About half the zones with at least five sales saw median home prices rise more than the national increase ...

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