Eastern Idaho to be Site for $1.65 Billion U.S. Navy Nuclear Waste Facility

Idaho Falls, ID — Eastern Idaho will be home to a new $1.65 billion Naval Reactors Facility (NRF) facility to handle fuel waste from the U.S. fleet of nuclear-powered warships, according to the U.S. Navy and U.S. Department of Energy. The NRF will be located at the Naval Reactors facility on the Energy Department’s southeastern

Idaho’s GSP is among the nation’s most stable and fastest growing

Gross Domestic Product by State: Second Quarter 2016 Transportation and Warehousing Led Growth Across States in the Second Quarter Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased in 41 states and the District of Columbia in the second quarter of 2016, according to statistics on the geographic breakout of GDP released today by the U.S. Bureau of

Nothing conservative about job growth

Editiorial: Nothing conservative about job growth Idaho leads the nation in year-over-year job growth, and many of those new jobs actually pay well, with good benefits. Yet one of the keys to that success story is under attack by conservative critics like the Idaho Freedom Foundation. The Tax Reimbursement Incentive is a weapon Idaho’s Department of

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Idaho Coming On Strong

Idaho is focusing on the future and courting new business. By David Hodes   According to Governor C.L. Butch Otter, the foundation that state legislators are building will advance the goal of ensuring that 60 percent of Idaho citizens between the ages of 25 and 34 have a college degree or professional-technical certification by 2020.

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Funding Opportunities for Small Businesses

Two federal funding opportunities available for small businesses IDAHO FALLS — Idaho National Laboratory is offering assistance to small businesses that wish to pursue vouchers and grants available through two federal programs. U.S. Department of Energy The U.S. Department of Energy’s Small Business Pilot program links small businesses with national laboratories. It is intended to

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Cool & Connected – USDA Broadband Assistance

Federal Planning Assistance for Broadband and Sustainable Community Development Cool & Connected USDA Rural Utilities Service Administrator Brandon McBride encouraged communities interested in using broadband service to help revitalize small-town main streets and promote economic development apply for Cool & Connected, a pilot program sponsored by USDA Rural Utilities Service and the U.S. Environmental Protection

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Inergy Solar Exceeds Indiegogo Campaign Goal

Inergy Solar Exceeds Indiegogo Campaign Goal A Chubbuck-based company has extra cause for celebration this season after reaching their $50,000 crowd-funding goal within the campaign’s first 24 hours, and exceeding their goal by 400% with more than a week to spare. Inergy Solar, a subsidiary of Big Dog Solar of Pocatello, launched an Indiegogo campaign

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Burley-Heyburn Industrial Park Gets a New Pipeline

Burley-Heyburn Industrial Park Gets a New Pipeline BURLEY | Crews from Forsgren Associates dug into the icy Snake River Thursday, replacing an older wastewater pipeline with an 800-foot HDPE fusion pipe. The existing pipeline has carried wastewater from the Burley-Heyburn Industrial Park to the wasterwater treatment plant on the river’s south side since the late 1970s. After

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