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Baker receives Selwyn Blaylock Canadian Mining Excellence Award
Hecla Mining Company announced that President and CEO Phillips S. Baker Jr. received this year’s Selwyn Blaylock Canadian Mining Excellence Award. The award, given by the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum, recognizes an individual who has demonstrated distinguished service to Canada through exceptional achievement in mining, metallurgy or geology.
First Interstate launches Believe in Local campaign
Bank will award 40 nonprofits $25K each
ank’s longstanding commitment to the communities it serves. Forty nonprofit organizations across First Interstate’s 14-state footprint will each receive a $25,000 donation from First Interstate in support of their philanthropic work.
Northwest Specialty Hospital breaks ground on new surgery center
Northwest Specialty Hospital has broken ground on a new ambulatory surgery center at 1624 E. Mullan Ave., Post Falls.
Business comings and goings
Business Bits: June 2023
Intermax announces new high-speed internet project to serve rural Spokane County
Intermax Networks, a regional leader in residential and commercial internet, phone and IT managed services, announced that it has expanded its high-speed internet service to South Spokane County. The new service provides reliable, fast internet access to residents, businesses and institutions in the area.
Braga named to the 2023 Forbes 'Best-in-State Wealth Advisors' list
Local Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Advisor, Troy Braga, was recently named to the 2023 Forbes “Best-in-State Wealth Advisors” list.
Kim joins eXp Realty
Josh Kim, a new Realtor in the Coeur d'Alene and Spokane area, has joined eXp Realty.
National Academies of Practice inducts NIC employee
The National Academies of Practice announced North Idaho College’s Marty Matney as a Distinguished Fellow in the Athletic Training Academy during an induction ceremony April 1 in Washington, D.C.
Hayden Lake Law, PLLC opens in Hayden
Hayden Lake Law, PLLC recently opened in Hayden. Nicholas Peterson is the managing partner.
Fuess joins Idaho’s Manufacturing Extension Center
TechHelp, Idaho’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership Center, was thrilled to add Luke Fuess as a client manager in March. Fuess will rely on his extensive manufacturing management and operations background to help Idaho manufacturers improve operations, quality and profitability. Fuess is based at the University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene. He will focus on North and North Central Idaho companies but is available for projects statewide. Fuess’s work experience covers aerospace, weapons manufacturing, renewable energy and other technical trades.
Heritage Health’s Ruddell honored for serving the homeless
Kerri Ruddell, a nurse practitioner with Heritage Health, was named Clinician of the Year by the Association of Clinicians for the Underserved.
Evans Brothers Coffee wins Good Food Award for third time
Evans Brothers Coffee has been named a Good Food Awards winner for its Costa Rica Finca Calle Lajas Natural. This marks the third time Evans Brothers has won this award, more than any other roaster in the Inland Northwest.
Miller and Yuditsky named to Forbes Magazine’s list of Best-in-State Wealth Advisers
Morgan Stanley announced that Dale Miller, a private wealth adviser, and Bob Yuditsky, a financial adviser and branch manager in the firm’s Coeur d’Alene Wealth Management office, have been named to Forbes Magazine’s 2023 list of Best-in-State Wealth Advisers.
Orchard Ridge announces new board members
Orchard Ridge on May 4 elected three new members to its board of directors at its 102nd annual meeting: Marc Wallace, Ann Farrar and Luke Russell.
Natural Connections Academy launches new location, offers outdoor kindergarten
Natural Connections Academy is expanding its locations and offerings.