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North Wind Awarded Better Business Bureau 2009 Torch Award

Jan 22, 2010

Idaho Falls, ID. January 20, 2010 — North Wind, Inc. was recently honored by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) as the recipient of the 2009 Torch Award. The award recognizes companies for their ethics and integrity in working with their customers, and the community. North Wind Chief Operations Officer,...

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CIRI Buys Eagle River Clean Up Company

Jan 5, 2010

Posted in Alaska News A company that had its modest beginnings in Eagle River a dozen years ago and grew to more than $100 million in revenue this year was just purchased by Cook Inlet Region Incorporated or CIRI, an Alaska Native Corporation. North Wind Incorporated was started by...

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CIRI buys North Wind Inc.

Acquisition positions both companies for environmental and construction services growth Anchorage, AK — CIRI Development Corp. acquired North Wind Inc., an environmental management, engineering and construction services company on Dec. 31, 2009. CIRI Development Corp. is a wholly owned CIRI subsidiary. North Wind is an Alaska corporation, headquartered in...

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Washington Closure Hanford – Recovery Act Weekly Report

Background Summary of Projects that Washington Closure Hanford (WCH) will accomplishusing ARRA funds (pending definitization of scope and contract modifications). A. The Environmental Restoration Disposal Facility (ERDF) ERDF is the hub of the WCH scope of work and supports a major portion of other Hanford contractor (OHC) waste disposal....

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James Holloway Passed the Idaho PE Exam in Mechanical Engineering

Dec 23, 2009

Wikipedia Article on Professional Engineer

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Good Inspectors Know Their BMPs

Oct 9, 2009

Recently our co-workers, Terrill Lemke, Tim Zimmerly, and Jennifer Foote of ENV-RCRA— were featured in the October 2009 issue of Environmental Connection (see attached). The Environmental Connection magazine is published quarterly for members of the International Erosion Control Association (IECA). The magazine’s goal is to promote the exchange of...

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North Wind President Honored as Latina Women Entrepreneur of the Year

Sep 30, 2009

North Wind President Sylvia Medina was recently honored as the Latina Entrepreneur of the year. Medina received the award during a ceremony at the National Latina Symposium held September 9, in Washington DC. The award honors the accomplishments and achievements by Latinas in business, science, politics, education, sports, and...

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Fish Packers – Hiking with a Backpack Full of Baby Fish

North Wind employee Jennifer Weidhaas is in TIME OUT on 9/23/09. She backpacked fish to a high mountain lake with Fish and Game.

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Stimulus Progress Report: Rolling Out the Jobs

Sep 24, 2009

By Debra K. Rubin and Pam Hunter, with Bruce Buckley and Tony Illia North Wind Inc., a $62-million-a-year engineering firm based in Idaho Falls, credits ARRA-funded DOE and state cleanup work with adding at least 30 to 40 positions to its staff of 350, says founder and CEO...

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Managing Frustration When Seeking Stimulus Money

Jul 31, 2009

Government contracts are cumbersome, but small business owners would be wise to gear up for the learning curve involved in submitting winning bids By Karen E. Klein Business Week When John DePaola heard President Obama talking about putting government stimulus money into weatherizing older, inefficient public buildings, he couldn’t...

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