Business News

Hawley Troxell, Witherspoon Kelley join forces

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Hawley Troxell, Idaho’s largest full-service business law firm, and Witherspoon Kelley, with offices in Coeur d’Alene, Spokane and Yakima, will soon be one firm.

  • By BJNI Staff
  • November 29, 2022

Idaho’s October unemployment rate up slightly to 2.9%

October’s labor force saw gains in both employed and unemployed workers. The number of Idahoans employed or looking for work grew by 1,714 people (0.2%) to 961,441. Total employment increased by only 455 to 933,268. The total number of unemployed increased by 1,259 (4.7%) to 28,173.

  • By IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF LABOR REPORT
  • November 29, 2022

Important work

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Here in North Idaho, it’s long been a challenge for many people to access treatment for alcoholism or drug addiction, so it’s reason to cheer when businesses offering services to help those with substance use disorders achieve sobriety move into the area or expand their services.

  • By MAUREEN DOLAN/BJNI Editor
  • November 29, 2022

Apprenticeship collaboration connects Idaho health clinics with talent

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Idaho’s labor market has been tight since the pandemic, particularly for specialized industries like health care.

  • November 29, 2022

OPINION: Registered apprenticeships benefit Idaho's people, economy

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Nov. 14-20 was National Apprenticeship Week and marked the celebration of a proven and time-honored career pathway.

  • By JANI REVIER/Special to BJNI
  • November 29, 2022

Giving thanks to our Chamber members

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“November is the month to remind us to be thankful for the many positive things happening in our life!”

  • By ANDREA FULKS/Hayden Chamber of Commerce
  • November 29, 2022

Giving and receiving thanks year-round

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Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.

  • By CHRISTINA PETIT/Post Falls Chamber
  • November 29, 2022

NIA’s Women of Impact: Broads on Boards — In their words…

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November is officially Idaho’s nonprofit awareness month.

  • By MARILEE WALLACE/Special to BJNI
  • November 29, 2022

Essential steps to start your business off right

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Are you thinking about starting a business?

  • By DEBORAH DICKERSON/Special to BJNI
  • November 29, 2022

Idaho ranks No. 1 in five ag commodities

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Idaho ranked No. 1 in the nation in five different ag commodity categories last year: potatoes, barley, alfalfa hay, peppermint oil and food trout.

  • By SEAN ELLIS/Idaho Farm Bureau Federation
  • November 29, 2022

Quiet Firing: The anti-management

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The last issue of the Business Journal of North Idaho explored “quiet quitting” — when an employee essentially does the minimum, but nothing more, unwilling to give a job their all.

  • By SHOLEH PATRICK
  • November 29, 2022

Collaboration for greater good

Brick House Recovery, Ideal Option provide complementary services under one roof
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Ideal Option and Brick House Recovery have come together under one roof to provide complementary services for clients seeking personalized medication treatment and faith-based recovery support.

  • By DEVIN WEEKS/BJNI Writer
  • November 29, 2022

Built on lasting values

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Learn about P1FCU, a credit union with a rich history and deep roots in North Idaho.

  • October 25, 2022

P1FCU is local people helping locals achieve their financial goals

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More than 20 years ago, Jodee Fyfe knew that Rathdrum needed a garden center — and that she had to be the one to create it.

  • By KAYE THORNBRUGH/BJNI Writer
  • October 25, 2022

A business built for outdoor adventurers

Cast, Blast and Relax offers recreation equipment, sporting good rentals
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Adventurers seeking to lighten their load have a new resource for renting outdoor equipment and gear — Cast, Blast and Relax.

  • By DEVIN WEEKS/BJNI Writer
  • October 25, 2022

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