Business News

Post Falls Ambassador Group visited Orgill

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The Post Falls Ambassador Group visited Orgill for their monthly business appreciation.

  • November 28, 2018

Your business better have a cybersecurity plan

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According to the IBM-sponsored study 2018 Cost of Data Breach, the average cost of a cyber breach has spiked by more than 6 percent since 2017, or about $3.86 million per breach.

  • November 28, 2018

How Pat McGaughey found himself — and success followed

By MIKE PATRICK The Business Journal of North Idaho Writer
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Patrick McGaughey’s life is full of stories. Behind those stories are numbers. Lots and lots of them.

  • November 28, 2018

Panhandle Area Council: PACing an economic development punch

Story and photos by BRIAN WALKER The Business Journal of North Idaho Writer
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When Matt King needed more space and financing to develop portable iPad chargers for pilots, the Panhandle Area Council assisted with the takeoff. The nonprofit PAC, a Hayden-based regional organization that spurs on economic development in the five northern counties of Idaho, helped King's Global Navigation Sciences soar.

  • November 28, 2018

Bug-zapping robot from out of this world

By JUDD WILSON The Business Journal of North Idaho Writer
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Infection prevention is a major concern at hospitals worldwide. The goal is to help patients get better, not expose them to bugs that make them feel worse. That’s why staff at Northwest Specialty Hospital in Post Falls recently added another weapon to their arsenal for fighting diseases. In a real-world twist to a science fiction-type story, staff are killing germs with a robot that uses an extraterrestrial weapon.

  • November 28, 2018

Quenching the community’s thirst for kombucha

By DEVIN WEEKS The Business Journal of North Idaho Writer
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Fragrant, flavorful, bubbly and bright, kombucha seems to be everywhere these days. And not just any kombucha. Bare Culture Kombucha.

  • November 28, 2018

Consumers expected to spend more during 2018 holiday season

By THE BUSINESS JOURNAL OF NORTH IDAHO STAFF
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The season of giving is also the season of spending and consumers are expected to hand over to retailers a good chunk more of their income than they did last year.

  • November 28, 2018

Analysis: What’s your EQ?

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It’s a common perception that emotions are not appropriate for the workplace, but a growing number of experts think otherwise.

  • November 28, 2018

Kootenai Health expansion goes well beyond four walls

By HOLLY PASZCZYNSKA
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Growth is king in Coeur d’Alene, so it makes sense that the community’s hospital would be growing, too. Phase 3 in Kootenai Health’s multi-year expansion effort is about halfway finished and should be completed in March, said Jeremy Evans, KH vice president of hospital and regional operations. The expansion will add 32 patient beds on the third floor, all private, housing patients being treated for cancer, strokes and neurology issues. It will also include a new epilepsy monitoring unit.

  • October 20, 2018

Kootenai County Young Professionals supports millennial workforce

By DEVIN WEEKS
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Breaking into the business world is a little easier with help from others in a similar situation. The Kootenai County Young Professionals (KCYP) is a nonprofit offering that help and support to young people who are establishing themselves in their industries. The nearly 100-member organization provides a host of resources and opportunities, from networking, philanthropy and meetings with guest speakers to facility tours, community events and social functions.

  • October 20, 2018