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Idaho Power’s Centennial Exhibit Traveling to Pocatello as Final Stop on Yearlong Tour
September, 6, 2016
Idaho Power’s centennial celebration comes to a close as its traveling exhibit makes its final stop at the Idaho Museum of Natural History, beginning Tuesday, Sept. 13.
BOISE, Idaho, Sept. 6, 2016 — In 2016, Idaho Power is commemorating a century of service in southern Idaho and eastern Oregon. To celebrate, Idaho Power invites the communities we serve to view a historical traveling exhibit, opening at the Idaho Museum of Natural History on Tuesday, September 13, with an opening event on Friday, September 16, from 5 to 7 p.m.
An Idaho Power representative will make a brief presentation at 6 p.m.
Through stories, photographs, artifacts and interactive displays, the exhibit showcases by decade the challenges our company faced and the work our employees did to ensure reliable, fair-priced energy for our first 100 years and for years to come.
Idaho Power President and CEO Darrel Anderson is excited about our centennial year and what it represents for Idaho Power communities and past and present employees.
“Those who came before us created a strong foundation on which we continue to build,” Anderson said. “To celebrate this legacy, the company is proudly recognizing employees and retirees, and sharing our rich history with our communities through traveling and online exhibits.”
This is the final stop on the exhibit’s 2016 tour throughout our service area. To view the online exhibit and documentary video series, visit idahopower.com/100years.
Friday, September 16, 5 - 7 p.m., presentation at 6 p.m.
Idaho Museum of Natural History Idaho State University 698 E. Dillon St. Pocatello, ID 83209
The first 100 visitors to attend the September 16 opening event will receive a hard copy of our centennial cookbook, which is also available online at idahopower.com/100years.
Exhibit runs September 13 – November 3
Tuesday - Friday, 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday, 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
About Idaho Power Company:
Idaho Power, headquartered in Boise, Idaho, and locally operated since 1916, is an electric utility that employs more than 2,000 people who serve about 520,000 customers throughout a 24,000-square-mile area in southern Idaho and eastern Oregon. With 17 low-cost hydroelectric projects as the core of its diverse generation portfolio, Idaho Power’s residential, business and agricultural customers pay among the nation’s lowest rates for electricity. IDACORP, Inc. (NYSE: IDA), Idaho Power’s independent publicly traded parent company, is also headquartered in Boise, Idaho. To learn more, visit www.idahopower.com or www.idacorpinc.com.
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