FORT HALL — The Shoshone-Bannock Casino Hotel has indicated that a casino employee had tested positive for COVID-19. The individual was not at work for possible exposure, so there is little potential for any exposures. Contact tracers have been notified.
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INL researcher selected for early career programAn Idaho National Laboratory scientist engaged in nuclear fusion research has been selected to participate in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Early Career Research Program.
As businesses reopen, employees and customers are participating in procedures to help protect everyone’s health. But as you take part in these steps, knowing how your information is protected is essential. Navigating this type of health management is uncharted territory for businesses, and w…
Cort Pincock has never taken a single business or cooking class. He majored in chemistry and currently works as a full time chemist at the Idaho National Laboratory. But his passion has always been cooking.
Beginning this week, the Post Register will no longer print and distribute a physical paper on Thursdays. However, the paper will continue to publish its Thursday e-edition online.
It’s alarming to imagine a call stating you have been exposed to COVID-19. Anyone who receives such an alert would understandably provide the caller with whatever information they requested if it meant preserving their health. But what if you just gave your personal information to a stranger…
SAN DIEGO — Michael Conley felt especially isolated these past few months: A deaf man, he was prevented from reading lips by the masks people wore to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The Regional Development Alliance has created a reserve fund to help small businesses to recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The private, not-for-profit business financing company has put $750,000 into the program’s fund.
Seeing the suffering and struggle around us, many people want to reach into their wallets and help. For some putting their money where their mouth is, is a way they can help organizations and movements bring about the change they want to see. Making the decision where to donate is complicate…
Fourteen months ago, city officials announced at an Idaho Falls City Council meeting that Costco would finally be coming to Idaho Falls. A little more than a year later and Costco appears on to be on track to open in 2020.
City Club of Idaho Falls honorsKrell with Civility Award
Fall River Electric Cooperative will hold its annual owner-members meeting online this year. The meeting is set for 1 p.m. on Saturday. Company officials said they did this out of an “abundance of caution” due to coronavirus concerns. This will be the company’s first virtual meeting.
For weeks Samantha Clarke calmly listened to the insults and threats directed daily at her and her employees by people who learned they couldn't enter the Modesto, California, store without wearing a mask and following other coronavirus-related rules.
No shoes, no shirt, no service. We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone.
OAKLAND, Calif. — Facebook employees are using Twitter to register their frustration over CEO Mark Zuckerberg's decision to leave up posts by President Donald Trump that suggested protesters in Minneapolis could be shot.
Diablas Kitchen will soon be moving to a new location. Currently located on A Street, owner Deanna Bowles Brower is renovating the the former Westbank property at 525 River Parkway. Brower wrote on Facebook that the new building has a “beautiful view of the falls, much bigger dining room and…
While things are far from business as usual, we are seeing businesses start to reopen across the state of Idaho. We understand that it’s small businesses hurting the most amid COVID-19 and, therefore, are among the organizations most eager to open their doors and start transacting. But we al…
It all started in 2011 when Sandy Nelleson and her sister Candi Pascoe took a soap class.
Unemployment claims are surging across the nation and the Secret Service recently confirmed there are scammers trying to add your name to the list of consumers collecting benefits.
JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska has no income or statewide sales taxes, and it cuts residents a check every year from its oil wealth.
Idaho offers PPE access to small businesses
Reports of price gouging have increased 279% since January 2020, according to the latest statistics from the International Association of Better Business Bureaus.
Gordmans in Blackfoot will prepare to close its doors for good before ever opening them. Its parent company, Stage Stores, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
NEW YORK — Sandy Jensen’s customer-service job at a Sam’s Club in Fullerton, California, normally involves checking member ID cards at the door and answering questions. But the coronavirus has turned her into a kind of store sheriff.
Jami Lieber named assistant Chief Nursing Officer at EIRMCEastern Idaho Regional Medical Center has hired Jami Lieber as assistant Chief Nursing Officer, a role that is part of the hospital’s administrative team.
Spring break excursions have been shelved, summer vacays are getting suspended and weekend getaways have all but gone away. Global stay-at-home orders issued to slow the spread of the coronavirus are wreaking havoc on travel plans. With trip itineraries now either obsolete or in serious jeop…
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A South Dakota pork processing plant took its first steps toward reopening Monday after being shuttered for over two weeks because of a coronavirus outbreak that infected more than 800 employees.
After 30 years in the industry, Anderson Cabinet has changed its name to Blue Mountain Millwork and Cabinetry. In the last two years, the company has gone through changes that including being bought by Mountain Life Ventures LLC. All ties with the Anderson family have now ended.
Hal Peterson to retire from Bank of IdahoAfter 21 years with Bank of Idaho, Vice President and Senior Trust Officer Hal Peterson retired Thursday.
While we cannot predict the future or know exactly how things will go as we navigate this entirely new existence and economy brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, we at least know this: Even if it won’t be business as usual, we all have a part to play getting doors open again.
Kent Lott got his first job in a movie theater when he was just 16 years old. He quickly took to running the projector, which, at the time, was dangerous due to the flammability of film. Teenagers generally weren't allowed such a tricky job, but Lott showed an unusual skill for the machine.
When Gov. Brad Little first issued his order stating restaurants to close their dining rooms, restaurants were in a bad spot. Many didn’t have a delivery system to fall back on.
Personal finances are an especially sensitive source of anxiety right now. The economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic is causing understandable concern for eastern Idaho households needing to cover basic monthly expenses, including upcoming debt payments. As worries mount, unfortunatel…
If you’ve been affected by COVID-19, you may be eligible for relief in paying bills. That can help you prevent damage to your credit from late payments at a time when protecting your credit could help increase your financial resilience.
As businesses remain closed because of COVID-19, Idaho’s unemployment rate continues to rise, with more than 30,000 people in Idaho needing benefits weekly. For many people, the uncertainty of their long-term employment status and a decrease in income has them looking for ways to make money …
Bertram’s Brewery Closes
If you’re confused by the alphabet soup of financial help programs, you’re not alone. As the government works with banks to hand out $2.2 trillion in individual and business help under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, you likely have questions about what you qualify fo…
Apple and Google fueled hopes for digital technology’s promise against a fast-moving, invisible killer, announcing a joint effort to help public health agencies worldwide leverage smartphones to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Behavioral Health Center at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center has increased its inpatient acute care beds by 39% after completely a yearlong renovation to provide more room. The adult acute program increased its beds from 28 to 37, while the adolescent program increased its beds from…
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — How does a traditional German restaurant comply with the untraditional demands of the coronavirus era?
Former INL researcher named to National Academy of EngineeringFrank Roberto, Ph.D., who recently retired from Idaho National Laboratory, has been elected into the National Academy of Engineering, one of the most prestigious distinctions an engineer can receive.
As job loss continues to rise with the spread of the coronavirus, people are looking to the passing of the stimulus bill to bring some relief. The United States Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service announced that the distribution of economic impact payments will begin soon.
Pristine Cleaning Supply, LLC has leased the 4,286 square feet of retail space that was formerly the Payless Shoes location at 425 N. Holmes Ave. in Idaho Falls. Brent Wilson and Brian Wilson of TOK Commercial facilitated the transaction. TOK also facilitated Parkway Eyecare’s renewal of its…
NEW YORK — The Walt Disney Co. on Friday overhauled its release schedule by moving the dates of half a dozen Marvel movies, announcing a new one for the live-action adaption of “Mulan” and pushing one movie, “Artemis Fowl,” to Disney Plus, in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
POCATELLO — Stacey Barker’s works of art are affixed to surfaces throughout the region — on water bottles, car bumpers, trash bins, bike racks and even a few ski lift towers.
Scott King retiring after 37 years with BMC West Building MaterialsScott King will retire March 31 from BMC West Building Materials in Idaho Falls after more than 37 years in the building materials business.
The phrase “social distancing” has become an unfortunate addition to our everyday vocabulary as ongoing issues connected to the coronavirus increasingly infiltrate our daily lives. Employees are transitioning to work-from-home set-ups, gatherings of all sizes have been canceled and customers…
The Greater Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce has created a Facebook page called #SupportIF to bring Idaho Falls businesses together. With the community still figuring out the logistics of social distancing, #SupportIF gives business a platform to “post any changes to their schedules, specials…
Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little announced the State of Idaho is seeking responses from small, non-farm businesses across Idaho whose operations and ability to conduct business have been disrupted by the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
You’re washing your hands countless times a day to try to ward off the coronavirus.
Businesses across the country have been feeling the effects of the coronavirus. With the first case of COVID-19 in Idaho hitting Friday, the state’s businesses are taking new measures to help slow its spread.
A voicemail that might cost you your job or thousands of dollars? Unbelievable, right? It’s one of the latest tactics con artists can use to trick you into handing over your company’s or your own money. In the fast-paced world of scam-dom, it’s no surprise anymore that bad guys can easily ma…
NEW YORK — Amazon said Monday that it needs to hire 100,000 people across the U.S. to keep up with a crush of orders as the coronavirus spreads and keeps more people at home, shopping online.