The financial influence of single-family home construction

The intricate dance between the cost of construction and the revenue it generates is a cornerstone of local development. A glaring example comes from an exploration of the financial contributions single-family housing construction brings to communities, particularly spotlighted in "The Local Impact of Home Building in Kootenai County, Idaho: Income, Jobs and Taxes Generated," as reported by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).

Torfin earns Fire Investigation Technician certification

Firefighter and Shift Investigator, Justin Torfin has tested for and earned the designation of FIT (Fire Investigation Technician) from the International Association of Arson Investigators.

Orchard Ridge Senior Living welcomes Clifford to board of directors

Orchard Ridge Senior Living recently welcomed new member Gayne Clifford to its board of directors.

Big benefits from small businesses

From brew pubs in Post Falls to boutiques on Sandpoint's historic First Avenue and all the way to the Center of the Universe in Wallace, small businesses reap huge rewards for their communities. "Small businesses are the heartbeat of Sandpoint," said Mickey Quinn, executive director of the Greater Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce.