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Neighbors helping neighbors: Rosenberger Construction builds homes, community

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The Rosenbergers know a lot about building homes — and building communities.

HAYDEN CHAMBER: KANDI JOHNSON — We are here for you

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August is a month when our “cheese” gets moved, and we must find new ways to deal with it. Author Spencer Johnson, M.D., published his now very-famous book “Who Moved My Cheese?” in 1998. This little book has been used by government agencies, corporations, hospitals, schools, churches and small businesses as an inspirational way to help people deal with change in their life and in their work. During my years in bank management, I often used this gem to help my teams gain perspective and deal with the inevitable changes that life brings.

  • July 28, 2020

SHOLEH PATRICK — SBA: ‘Small’ is big business in Idaho

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Each year the U.S. Small Business Administration creates a business profile of each state in the union. Using federal economic data culled from government surveys, the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, and Department of Commerce, the profile presents an economic snapshot of Idaho’s “small businesses” — defined as those with 250 to 1,500 employees.

  • July 28, 2020

POST FALLS CHAMBER: JAME` DAVIS — Fun is not canceled this summer

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To say our summer in North Idaho has been unprecedented is an understatement. Many of our annual events have been canceled, but that doesn’t mean the fun has been canceled. With our beautiful lakes and rivers, trails and parks, this summer has given the main stage to the natural beauty and recreational opportunities around this place we call home.

  • July 28, 2020

CHAD STORLIE: 10 considerations to help a person decide if military service is right for them

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There are a lot of big decisions in life: marriage, finances, buying a house, and others. Right up there is the decision to join the military. In today’s COVID-19 world and economy, many people are considering if the military might, or might not, be the correct choice for them. It is vitally important that before a young person rushes off to find a military recruiter that they understand and reflect on a decision toward military service.

  • July 28, 2020

Sorry, but you’ll love this

It’s never good to open a new issue with an apology, but we owe you one already.

  • July 28, 2020

Four families, four great stories

Blessed is the family biz.

  • July 6, 2020

At last, an antidote for business jargon poison

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With humor, insight and battery acid, father-son book lampoons biz clichés

MARILEE WALLACE — Cd’A Chamber: For an unforgettable 4th

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The Fourth of July in the Lake City — it just doesn’t get any better than this!

  • July 6, 2020

The future of fiber

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In the midst of a global pandemic, more people than ever are working from home, learning remotely and relying on telemedicine. Searching for jobs, paying bills and other day-to-day functions are largely done online.

KANDI JOHNSON — Hayden Chamber: Bring on summer!

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Summer is the season that most of us who call North Idaho home plan for, wait for, dream for, and talk about long after it’s past. After all, when winter seems like it has lasted for 6 months (though it’s really about three months), the lazy days of summer are the stuff that dreams are made of.

  • July 6, 2020

Frame of Mind: New location, same service

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In business, consistent good service rather than location is key.

Hole-in-the-wall, whole in the heart

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Kim Kaiser knows everybody.

JAME` DAVIS — Post Falls Chamber: You want fireworks? Check out dazzling July events

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Oh July… all winterlong we dream and wait in anticipation for your arrival and the fun that you bring along with you. Backyard cookouts, fireworks and flags, family time on the lake, and the list goes on…

  • July 6, 2020

SHOLEH PATRICK — Vive la difference in business

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The old French saying extolling the distinctions between male and female originated with French writer Anatole France. As the story goes, he was dining with an emancipated woman of the late 1th century, who had just declared that women and men had come so close in status and performance that there was ‘“virtually no difference” between them.

  • July 6, 2020