Get ready for the Book of Lists

The North Idaho Business Journal Book of Lists is back, and it's going to be better than ever. Set for publication in December 2024, this resource is a benchmark of the region's diverse and thriving business community.

The ripple effect: How residential developments can enrich communities

Communities often stand on the front lines of change when new residential developments are proposed. While these projects can stir a pot of mixed responses, the long-term social and economic benefits that a well-planned residential development brings to the surrounding community are significant and, at times, transformative.

Smith + Malek Attorneys hires Oman as COO

Smith + Malek Attorneys has hired Jessica Oman as its Chief Operations Officer. Oman is based at Smith + Malek’s Spokane office. Her previous roles included Director of Strategy & Operations at a regional law firm and Chief of Staff at a consulting firm, where she engaged as a strategist on many consulting projects.

Cyberattacks rising

Ken Wardinsky, chief information officer for North Idaho College, said an intruder accessed NIC’s network in October 2022 and in a short time caused "havoc” before being stopped.