Idaho Falls

Mermaid tail craze started with Idaho Falls grandmother

May 16th, 2017 | By
Fin Fun in Idaho Falls began making mermaid tails in 2010. Since their first product launch, the company has gone global and made the Inc. 500 list.

Press Release  IDAHO FALLS — Mermaids are diving into pools across America this summer, and it all started with a mom-and-pop shop in Idaho Falls. Karen and Jerry Browning are the founders of Fin Fun. The company originated the patented swimmable spandex mermaid tail and monofin in 2010. In 2009 Karen’s granddaughter, Emily, asked her Grandma repeatedly to
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FBI investigating Idaho Falls investment firm

Mar 6th, 2017 | By

By Luke Ramseth, The Post Register On the morning after the November election, FBI agents raided the Idaho Falls headquarters of Yellowstone Partners, a well-established investment adviser with satellite offices around the West and more than $850 million in assets under management. Agents were “conducting court-authorized activity related to an ongoing investigation,” FBI spokeswoman Sandra
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INL buildings clear first obstacle

Mar 2nd, 2017 | By
KEITH RIDLER/AP

   This May 11 photo shows an exterior view of the Hot Fuel Examination Facility at the Idaho National Laboratory, near Idaho Falls.

By Bryan Clark BOISE — An effort to fund the construction of two new education and research facilities associated with Idaho National Laboratory cleared its first major legislative hurdle Tuesday. The Senate Education Committee unanimously recommended that Senate Concurrent Resolution 105 be passed by the full Senate. The resolution would allow the Idaho State Building
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Spent nuclear fuel shipment to Idaho lab remains in limbo

Jan 23rd, 2017 | By
Photos from the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Environmental Management: An aerial view of the Idaho Site’s Radioactive Waste Management Complex.

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — The director of the Idaho National Laboratory says it’s problematic whether a small quantity of spent nuclear fuel needed for research will be allowed into Idaho this spring. The lab renegotiated a research agreement to allow the shipment to be received later this year, Mark Peters told the Post Register
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DOE unlikely to meet Idaho nuclear waste cleanup deadline

Jan 18th, 2017 | By
Photos from the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Environmental Management: Waste exhumation underway at EM's Idaho Site.

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy is likely to miss another deadline under its 1995 agreement to remove nuclear waste stored in Idaho, according to information from agency and state officials. The DOE committed in the 1995 settlement to clean up some 65,000 cubic meters of waste by the end of
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Small nuclear reactor design submitted for federal approval

Jan 18th, 2017 | By

By Keith Ridler/Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Oregon company has asked federal officials to approve its design for a small commercial nuclear reactor that a Utah energy cooperative wants to build in Idaho. NuScale Power delivered a 12,000-page application last week to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the modular reactor, starting a
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Two new INL research facilities proposed

Oct 17th, 2016 | By

By LUKE RAMSETH IDAHO FALLS – Idaho National Laboratory is planning two new facilities on its Idaho Falls campus — one to accommodate its growing cybersecurity program and another to house a next-generation supercomputer. The two buildings — costing an estimated $85 million — are proposed for a vacant property off University Boulevard, east of
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Energy Department ends inquiry into Idaho radiation exposure

Sep 1st, 2016 | By
KEITH RIDLER/AP

   This May 11 photo shows an exterior view of the Hot Fuel Examination Facility at the Idaho National Laboratory, near Idaho Falls.

By Keith Ridler/Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy says it’s concerned about a radiation leak two years ago at an eastern Idaho nuclear facility that contaminated nine workers, but the agency says it will not begin a formal investigation. The federal agency’s Office of Enforcement in a letter dated Wednesday
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Premier Technology, Inc. awards employee scholarships

Aug 25th, 2016 | By
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Journal Staff BLACKFOOT – Blackfoot-based design, engineering, and manufacturing company Premier Technology, Inc. proudly announces the award of its 2016 Employee Scholarship to two outstanding employees: Derek Moss and Max Miller. Premier Technology began its Employee Scholarship program in 2011 and since that time, has awarded seven total scholarships to its employees. As a company,
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Cable ONE Business Launches 500 Mbps Elite Business Internet Service in Pocatello, Idaho Falls

Aug 24th, 2016 | By
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Press Release POCATELLO –  Pocatello and Idaho Falls businesses can now enjoy up to 500 megabits of download speed and 50 megabits of upload speed with the recent launch of Cable ONE Business’s new service, Elite Business Internet. The company’s newest speed expands the lineup of Business Internet offerings for small- and medium-sized businesses, and will
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