Groundbreaking held for new INL buildings in I.F.

Mark Peters, Idaho National Laboratory director, speaks to audience members Wednesday during the groundbreaking for two new facilities, the Collaborative Computing Center and the Cybercore Integration Center, at Idaho National Laboratory’s Idaho Falls campus. John Roark /

A ceremonial groundbreaking was held Wednesday for two new buildings that are expected to play a major role in expanding Idaho National Laboratory’s research and cybersecurity work.

Fish and Game to unveil grizzly hunt plan

A grizzly bear is seen in Yellowstone National Park in this Nov. 20, 2014 photo. Next week at a meeting in Idaho Falls, Idaho Department of Fish and Game officials will present a proposal for a grizzly hunt this year in the Island Park area. Neal Herbert / National Park Service

Officials from Idaho Fish and Game will present their proposal for an Idaho grizzly hunt in the Island Park area at a meeting in Idaho Falls next week.

Brewers Association recognizes Snow Eagle’s growth

Head Brewer Ty Blacker pours a gose beer called “Easy Goes It” on Wednesday at Snow Eagle Brewing & Grill. Blacker, the restaurant’s only brewer, was pleased with the recent recognition from the Brewers Association. “It’s a lot of hard work making the beer and doing it all myself, so it’s kind of cool,” he said John Roark /

The Brewers Association has ranked an Idaho Falls brewery among the 50 fastest growing small breweries in the United States.

Wastewater plant eyes effluent for groundwater recharge

The outflow channel from the the Eastern Idaho Regional Wastewater Plant in Shelley is seen on Monday. Plant officials are considering a plan to use its treated water for groundwater recharge. John Roark /

SHELLEY Communities served by the Oxbow Wastewater Treatment Facility hope to soon turn their effluent into a revenue stream, while also bolstering the groundwater supply for local irrigators. 



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