The fate of Joe’s Crab Shack in Garden City is uncertain as its corporate parent weighs selling the chain or filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. A local Joe’s Crab Shack manager referred the Idaho Business Review to Ignite Restaurant Group, the...
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Here's my full column from Sunday's Spokesman-Review: By Betsy Z. Russell BOISE – With all the roiling national hubbub surrounding President Trump, there’s been speculation on the national scene that voters may turn away from the Republican Party, but...
20 hours ago
Benjamin Weaver is a 22-year-old entrepreneur and recent Boise State University graduate who, with a team of four, is marketing a product called StrykeTech aimed at helping to reduce football-related head trauma. The StrykeTech team, made up of Sam...
22 hours ago
The Idaho Department of Labor has $1 million for companies that need help training employees as the labor market tightens. Idaho’s unemployment rate dropped to 3.5 percent in March and has been below 4 percent for more than a year. Meanwhile, Idaho has...
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Cash&Carry Smart Foodservice will open its fourth store in Idaho on Appleway Drive in Coeur d’Alene on June 17. Portland-based Cash&Carry is a warehouse-format store that caters to the food service industry but is open to the public. Cash&Carry arrived...
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Tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television includes a rundown of the developments of the week, and also explores immigration in Idaho, through the eyes of three naturalized citizens in the Magic Valley who walk about when they started to feel...
5/19/2017
A downtown Boise baseball/soccer stadium could start construction in 12 to 14 months with games starting in 2000, the stadium developer said May 18. The owners of the Boise Hawks minor league baseball stadium are negotiating the purchase of 11 acres at...
5/19/2017
HBC Investments LLC purchased 5,631 square feet at 2210 S. Broadway Ave. in Boise. Lew Manglos of Colliers International and Scott Shanks of Dickson Commercial Group represented the buyer. Steve Winger of Colliers International represented the seller in...
5/19/2017
Health care is the most common target of cybercriminals, and its most vulnerable spot is its employees, according to a new report by the national law firm BakerHostetler. While businesses of all types and sizes are vulnerable, health care organizations...
5/19/2017
A University of Idaho student who won more than $30,000 from regional entrepreneurial challenges is launching her nonprofit in West Africa this summer. After researching the barriers that stop young women around the world from getting an education,...
5/19/2017
Lawsuits between businesses and the former employees competing with them illustrate the importance of employment contracts. But most businesses don’t know anything about these contracts, according to John Ashby, partner at Hawley Troxell. The No. 1...
5/19/2017
Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter has appointed Payette County Commissioner Marc Shigeta and Idaho Department of Lands Director Tom Schultz to the Idaho Oil and Gas Conservation Committee. Otter announced May 18 that he is accepting applications for three other...
5/19/2017
Read the bill You can read a summary of Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador’s immigration bill, H.R. 2431, online here; and the full text of the 184-page bill here. Here's my full story from spokesman.com: By Betsy Z. Russell Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador...
5/18/2017
Here’s a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Northern Idaho election workers were forced to cross out the name of a hospital trustee candidate on roughly 13,000 ballots after discovering the woman was Canadian. During Tuesday’s...
5/18/2017
K27 Fallen Officer Memorial Fundraising is continuing for a permanent memorial to Coeur d’Alene Police Sgt. Greg Moore in McEuen Park in downtown Coeur d’Alene, designed “to create a place that will allow residents and visitors to remember and meditate...
5/17/2017
Bonneville County voters have overwhelmingly approved creating a new community college, the College of Eastern Idaho. In final unofficial results, 71.4 percent of voters favored forming a community college district, which can charge local property taxes...
5/17/2017
Here's my full story from spokesman.com: By Betsy Z. Russell BOISE – Plans for a second Idaho state veterans cemetery in eastern Idaho won approval from the state Land Board on Tuesday, nearly a decade after plans for a North Idaho state veterans...
5/16/2017
Here’s a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter says he's endorsing Republican Lt. Gov. Brad Little in Idaho's 2018 governor race. Otter said Monday that while the gubernatorial race currently has a several...
5/16/2017