Idaho

PMR Gives Back launches COVID-19 relief fundraising campaign for Idaho Treasure Valley region

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 1:45am

PMR Gives Back is implementing the campaign across the region to help those who have lost their job, and children who are now out of school and lacking in resources.

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  • PMR Gives Back is implementing the campaign across the region to help those who have lost their job, and children who are now out of school and lacking in resources.
  • To do so, PMR Gives Back is organizing donation drives at the Premier Mortgage Resources Meridian headquarters, and its Twin Falls branch, benefiting the Idaho Foodbank .
  • PMR Gives Back also has set a goal of raising $10,000 on its community donation page: PMRLoans.com/GiveBack .
  • PMR Gives Back works diligently to provide support and deliver resources to underserved and at-risk populations across the Boise region.

Smile Direct Club to Produce Face Shields for Medical Personnel Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 12:21am

St. Luke's Boise Medical Center in Idaho will receive the first shipment of 1,000 shields.

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  • St. Luke's Boise Medical Center in Idaho will receive the first shipment of 1,000 shields.
  • SmileDirectClub has capacity to print up to 7,500 face shields per day and is accepting orders from healthcare organizations and governmental bodies across the U.S. and in Canada.
  • Although SmileDirectClubs teledentistry platform continues to operate and fulfill clear aligner and retainer orders, SmileDirectClub has shifted a significant portion of its 3D manufacturing capabilities to support this effort during this pandemic.
  • We will continue to test and find new ways to produce materials that will support the medical community in doing their job safely and effectively.

Inland Cellular and Trilogy Networks Partner for the Rural Cloud Initiative

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 6:34pm

LEWISTON,Idaho, March26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Inland Cellular today announced plansto jointheRural Cloud Initiative, anationwidestrategic alliancewithTrilogy Networksto accelerate digital transformation in the 2nd most diverse agricultural regionin the US.

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  • LEWISTON,Idaho, March26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Inland Cellular today announced plansto jointheRural Cloud Initiative, anationwidestrategic alliancewithTrilogy Networksto accelerate digital transformation in the 2nd most diverse agricultural regionin the US.
  • This relationship will pair Trilogy's distributed cloud platform with InlandCellular'swealth of network assets in Eastern Washington and North Central Idaho.
  • This alliance allows Trilogy to extend its expertise in Edge Cloud Computing and low latency networking to family farms and multi-national corporations focused on precision agriculture across rural America.
  • For more information onInland Cellular, visit https://inlandcellular.com For more information on Trilogy Networks, visit https://trilogynet.com .

Ravenswood awarded ESGR's Above and Beyond Award for support of Guard and Reservists

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 10:35pm

BOISE, Idaho, March 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) presented the Above and Beyond Award to Ravenswood Solutions March 10th at Ravenswood's Boise operations center.

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  • BOISE, Idaho, March 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) presented the Above and Beyond Award to Ravenswood Solutions March 10th at Ravenswood's Boise operations center.
  • ESGR representatives in attendance thanked Ravenswood for its support of employed Guardsmen and Reservists in addition to Ravenswood's primary function of supplying government agencies with technology and support services for combat training.
  • "Ravenswood takes great pride in having Guardsman and Reservists on our team," said Ravenswood CEO Dan Donoghue.
  • Ravenswood leverages 25 years of experience in technology insertion, training support, and sustainment services.

Natural Grocers Announces Coronavirus-Related Updates Including $2 Per Hour Pay Increase, New Store Hours, Weekly Exclusive Shopping Hour For Vulnerable Populations, And Updated Return Policy

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 12:45am

The updated guidelines include a $2 per hour pay increase for hourly employees, new store hours, a special shopping hour dedicated to vulnerable populations, and an updated return policy.

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  • The updated guidelines include a $2 per hour pay increase for hourly employees, new store hours, a special shopping hour dedicated to vulnerable populations, and an updated return policy.
  • To support Natural Grocers' store and bulk manufacturing Crews and to acknowledge the vital service they are providing to the community, Natural Grocers has provided a $2 per hour pay increase effective March 23.
  • Customers will be allowed one (1) return per receipt from other categories in the store (grocery, vitamins and body care).
  • Founded in Colorado in 1955, Natural Grocers has more than 3,500 employees and operates 157 stores in 20 states.

SiteSeer Professional Expands Software Development Team

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 8:30pm

BOISE, Idaho, March 24, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --SiteSeer Technologies, creator of SiteSeer Professional retail site selection and market intelligence software, is excited to welcome a new addition to the organization.

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  • BOISE, Idaho, March 24, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --SiteSeer Technologies, creator of SiteSeer Professional retail site selection and market intelligence software, is excited to welcome a new addition to the organization.
  • Holtrop will build and maintain SiteSeer Professional, which is slated to roll out its 3.0 release by summer 2020.
  • "We have some exciting advancements in the works for 2020," says Kessler, who is head of product on the software development team.
  • SiteSeer Technologies, LLC, provides a suite of software, professional services, consulting and support for site selection and market analysis.

Hecla Complies With the Quebec Government COVID-19 Order

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 10:30am

Hecla Mining Company ( NYSE:HL ) today announced it is suspending operations at Casa Berardi until April 13, 2020 to comply with the Government of Quebecs order for the mining industry in the fight against COVID-19.

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  • Hecla Mining Company ( NYSE:HL ) today announced it is suspending operations at Casa Berardi until April 13, 2020 to comply with the Government of Quebecs order for the mining industry in the fight against COVID-19.
  • Casa Berardi will have limited operations to protect the facilities and environment while operations are suspended.
  • The Government of Quebec ordered the mining industry to reduce to minimum operations as part of the fight against the COVID-19 virus, so we are suspending our Casa Berardi operations, said Phillips S. Baker, Jr., Heclas President and CEO.
  • Founded in 1891, Hecla Mining Company ( NYSE:HL ) is a leading low-cost U.S. silver producer with operating mines in Alaska, Idaho and Mexico, and is a growing gold producer with operating mines in Quebec, Canada and Nevada.

Neptune Flood Launches In Arkansas, Idaho & Illinois

Monday, March 23, 2020 - 11:00am

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., March 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Neptune Flood Incorporated, the first all-digital, online flood insurance company announced today that it has opened for business in Arkansas, Idaho and Illinois.The 6.7 million households in these three states now have access to Neptune's simple flood insurance solution.

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  • ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., March 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Neptune Flood Incorporated, the first all-digital, online flood insurance company announced today that it has opened for business in Arkansas, Idaho and Illinois.The 6.7 million households in these three states now have access to Neptune's simple flood insurance solution.
  • Neptune launched operation in these states in anticipation of the spring flooding season so that homeowners can properly prepare.Neptune's patent-pending TRITON technology allows for a two-minute process for buying flood insurance with no elevation certificate required.
  • Homeowners in a high-risk flood zone, A or V, and who have a mortgage are required to have flood insurance.
  • However, as history has proven, homeowners should not be lured into a false sense of security if they are outside of the "high-risk" flood zones and think a flood insurance policy is not needed.

Albertsons Companies Announces Appreciation Pay for Front Line Associates

Friday, March 20, 2020 - 10:14pm

BOISE, Idaho, March 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Albertsons Companies today announced an Appreciation Pay program to allnon-union and union frontline associates.

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  • BOISE, Idaho, March 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Albertsons Companies today announced an Appreciation Pay program to allnon-union and union frontline associates.
  • Locally great and nationally strong, Albertsons Companies is one of the largest food and drug retailers in the United States.
  • Albertsons Companies is committed to helping people across the country live better lives by making a meaningful difference, neighborhood by neighborhood.
  • In 2019 alone, along with the Albertsons Companies Foundation, the company gave $225 million in food and financial support.

Albertsons Companies installing Plexiglas at checkstands to help protect customers and employees

Friday, March 20, 2020 - 8:06pm

BOISE, Idaho, March 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As an added precaution during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, Albertsons Companies is installing Plexiglas in its checkout lanes as a protective barrier between customers and checkers.

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  • BOISE, Idaho, March 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As an added precaution during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, Albertsons Companies is installing Plexiglas in its checkout lanes as a protective barrier between customers and checkers.
  • We are doing everything we can to provide a safe, secure, and comfortable shopping space for our valued customers.
  • Locally great and nationally strong, Albertsons Companies is one of the largest food and drug retailers in the United States.
  • Albertsons Companies is committed to helping people across the country live better lives by making a meaningful difference, neighborhood by neighborhood.