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2013-01-31 16:29:28

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FairPoint Communications, Inc. (NasdaqCM: FRP) announced today that it has completed the sale of the capital stock of its Idaho-based operations to Blackfoot Telecommunications Group of Missoula, Montana for approximately $30 million in gross cash proceeds. FairPoint's Idaho properties served more than 5,000 residential and business customers in eastern Idaho. On an annual basis, the properties contributed approximately $8 million in revenue...

2012-11-28 16:26:52

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FairPoint Communications, Inc. (NasdaqCM: FRP) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell the capital stock of its Idaho-based operations to Blackfoot Telecommunications Group of Missoula, Montana, for $30 million in cash. FairPoint's Idaho properties serve more than 5,000 residential and business customers in eastern Idaho. On an annual basis, the properties contribute approximately $8 million in revenue, approximately $5...

2009-07-15 08:00:00

MISSOULA, Mont., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Adventure Guides : Fishing Edition (Fridays 8PM EST on Outdoor Channel) will be filming throughout Montana starting July 18th, just as Sony Pictures prepares to release a Special Edition of A River Runs Through It onto Blu-Ray July 28th. John Dietsch, who produces and hosts the Adventure Guides TV series, got his start in Hollywood coordinating the fly-fishing scenes on Robert Redford's classic film. Dietsch choreographed scenes using mechanical...

2008-08-19 18:00:35

Bill Teague received the Montana Telecommunications Association's (MTA) Lifetime Achievement Award for his 25 years of service on the Board of Blackfoot Telephone Cooperative (Blackfoot), and for his contributions to the telecommunications industry locally and statewide. At the MTA Annual Meeting on August 5, Geoff Feiss -- the MTA General Manager -- presented the award to Teague in front of 100 Montana telecom executives. Feiss remarked that the award is given to a person that exemplifies...