Business News

LOVING THEIR LOCALS

How businesses beat winter blues
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It's no secret that winter can be difficult for local businesses that thrive in the season of tourism.

The price of love

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Flower sales blossom for valentines

Icon Credit Union, Horizon credit Union announce plans to merge

Two long time northwest credit unions partner to combine strengths, benefits of larger organization with local focus

  • January 28, 2020

Networking opportunities with the Post Falls Chamber

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Building a network of friends and professionals is important parts of a fulfilling career path. We at the Post Falls Chamber of Commerce want to provide that opportunity.

  • January 28, 2020

Lake City Shoe Repair: Heart and sole of craftsmanship

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On his road to business ownership, a younger Wayne Johnson gave up trucks for treads.

Gig workers drive labor changes

Got gig workers? A state law could signal a new trend, and drive employers to change how they approach labor.

  • January 28, 2020

New year career advice for workers of any generation

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The start of the New Year is always a great time to pause and look for career advice. Career advice is relevant for any age and any stage of your career. Adapting your skills, career goals, network, and industry knowledge is more important as you age in the workforce.

  • January 28, 2020

Happy Tomorrowing: Views from an innovator

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Editor’s note: This is a new monthly column from Nick Smoot, founder of The Innovation Collective in Coeur d’Alene.

QUEST INTEGRATION

Top tech services with global reach
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Manufacturing has changed — evolving over the decades from smokestacks to 3D printers that create tiny components that make up devices used all over the world.

Working on wage disparities

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Pay study: Idaho women lag far behind the guys

Women, wages and work to be done

Just the other day, Windermere Coeur d’Alene Realty owners, managers and agents celebrated a successful 2019. But in that high-spirited, team-oriented atmosphere, a common concern was served up right along with the bacon and eggs.

  • January 28, 2020

OPINION: Go get ‘em, Hecla

The Business Journal of North Idaho editorial staff, like most residents of the region, was excited and hopeful when union miners cast their ballots on a reasonable labor agreement hammered out by committees for the company and United Steelworkers Union 5114.

  • January 3, 2020

Slide into a prosperous 2020

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Economist Dr. John Mitchell has been regaling packed Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce audiences every December for years, providing what prove to be not just entertaining economic forecasts, but pretty darn accurate ones, too.

  • January 3, 2020

Hecla COO Radford retires with silver in his veins

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Bunker Hill miners could always tell where Norman Radford had been in the stopes. He smoked cherry flavored tobacco in his pipe and it permeated the humidity of the hard rock mine like lead dust.

Healthy hospital good for us all

Anybody inclined to look at Kootenai Health and wonder why the community hospital’s growth is both impressive and important could glance 35 miles west and get an answer.

  • January 3, 2020

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