WASHINGTON (AP) — Two big South Korean electric vehicle battery makers said Sunday they have settled a long-running trade dispute that will allow one company to move ahead with plans to manufacture batteries in Georgia. President Joe Biden called it “a win for American workers and the Americ…
Tyler Kraupp, director of marketing at Bank of Idaho, has been honored by Idaho Business Review as part of its “Accomplished Under 40” for 2021.
Fall River Rural Electric Cooperative, which serves more than 14,000 electrical consumers in parts of three states is seeking candidates for election to its board of directors.
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Vaccine passports being developed to verify COVID-19 immunization status and allow inoculated people to more freely travel, shop and dine have become the latest flash point in America’s perpetual political wars, with Republicans portraying them as a heavy-handed intrusion i…
Downtown Development Corp.
Idaho Falls to host construction combine
DETROIT (AP) — It’s a question occupying the minds of millions of employees who have worked from home the past year: Will they still be allowed to work remotely — at least some days — once the pandemic has faded?
Basic American Foods plan COVID vaccination clinics for workers
MAXWELL, Iowa — Sudden meat shortages last year because of the coronavirus led to millions of dollars in federal grants to help small meat processors expand so the nation could lessen its reliance on giant slaughterhouses to supply grocery stores and restaurants.
Deputy INL director makes national list of Top 100 Women in Energy
Madison Memorial Hospital in Rexburg has been named as one of the nation’s top 100 rural and community hospitals by the Chartis Group, a health care advisory firm.
WASHINGTON — U.S. hiring accelerated more quickly than expected last month, evidence that a year after the pandemic took hold, the economy is strengthening as virus cases drop and vaccinations ramp up.
Another retail shop closes in the Grand Teton Mall
WASHINGTON — Several million people stand to save hundreds of dollars in health insurance costs, or more, under the Democratic coronavirus relief legislation on track to pass Congress.
OMAHA, Neb. — Billionaire Warren Buffett encouraged investors to maintain their faith in America’s economy and the businesses his Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate owns in a reassuring letter to his shareholders Saturday.
Eastern Idaho surgeon receives national recognitionDr. Aaron Altenburg was named one of the 65 total knee surgeons you need to know in 2020 by Becker’s ASC Review.
Rocknak’s Hardware set to open this month in Terreton
IDAHO FALLS — With so many people avoiding travel during the pandemic, hotel bookings plunged throughout 2020. But one Idaho Falls hotel, Destinations Inn, continued to see strong sales. The hotel’s success has come from a surprising clientele group for a hotel: Idaho Falls residents.
TOLEDO, Ohio — When General Motors boldly announced its goal last month to make only battery-powered vehicles by 2035, it didn’t just break from more than a century of internal combustion engines. It also clouded the future for 50,000 GM workers whose jobs could become obsolete far sooner th…
Fall River Electric will rebate profits to cooperative members
King receives Edward Jones Award for exceptional achievement
SILVER SPRING, Md. — Tesla has invested around $1.5 billion in Bitcoin and said it plans to begin accepting the digital currency as payment for its high-end vehicles soon. The price of Bitcoin soared 15% to above $43,000 Monday.
The Idaho Falls Auditorium District has announced the appointment of Mike Carpenter to its board of directors. Carpenter will complete the term of John LoBuono who died unexpectedly in early January.
Visiting Angels of Eastern Idaho has received the 2021 Best of Home Care – Leader in Excellence Award, adding to its collection of honors.
The Upper Valley Child Advocacy Center has been notified it will be recommended for full national accreditation through the National Children’s Alliance.
Salmon hospital trustee appointed to national advisory committee
POCATELLO — A popular Idaho Falls Mexican eatery will soon be opening a new Pocatello location in the former Chili’s Grill & Bar near Costco Wholesale.
SPOKANE, Wash. — The agriculture industry is asking Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee to move migrant farmworkers and food factory workers closer to the front of the line for the coronavirus vaccine because they perform work that cannot be delayed or performed remotely.
Public Power Council elects two eastern Idahoans to posts
A district judge has OK’d a settlement that will require PMS Dune Rentals to change how it does business at the St. Anthony Sand Dunes.
WASHINGTON — Ten months into America’s viral outbreak, low-income workers are still bearing the brunt of job losses — an unusual and harsh feature of the pandemic recession that flattened the economy last spring.
INL project manager accepted into 2021 prestigious program
Idaho Falls shoppers will have one less option for buying department store merchandise in person this spring.
As we enter 2021, most of us are anxiously awaiting a happier year ahead. Traditionally, we mark the fresh calendar year with New Year’s resolutions to keep us hopeful and motivated — particularly when it comes to our finances.
Melodie Rydalch of Salt Lake City, a former resident of Rexburg, retired last week after a 34-year career working with members of Congress and in the United States Attorney’s Office in Salt Lake City.
Fall River pays $1M in cashback to customers
NEW YORK — It would be just a temporary precaution.
The coronavirus pandemic created severe difficulties for many businesses. From government-mandated shutdowns to customers staying home to limit the spread of the virus, 2020 was not an easy year for sales. Even some of the most well-known retail giants were not immune to plunging revenue. Id…
IDAHO FALLS – As talks of a new stimulus package continue, Bank of Idaho has announced the opening of a waitlist for Idaho businesses interested in securing funds as part of the second round of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
NEW YORK — Clothing stores and specialty retailers are offering big discounts and heavily promoting curbside pickup in hopes of rescuing a lackluster holiday shopping season in which surging coronavirus cases have kept many shoppers at home.
Melaleuca has announced it will be expanding its operations with a planned 508,000-square-foot distribution center in Kansas City, Mo. It is expected to open in early 2022.
BOISE — Idaho’s unemployment rate dropped to 4.8%, mainly because many people stopped looking for work and were no longer being counted, state officials said Friday.
WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve’s policymakers face an unusual conundrum as they meet this week: A short-term economic outlook that is worsening even while the longer-term picture is brightening thanks to the emergence of coronavirus vaccines.
Earlier this year, Idahoan Foods hired 100 new employees after the company saw a 250% increase in sales. Starting this week, Idahoan Foods is looking to hire another 70 employees as demand for non-perishable food products has continued throughout the pandemic. The Idaho Falls-based company i…
BOISE (AP) — The state of Idaho is trying to recover overpaid unemployment benefits disbursed as part of an effort to mitigate the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
WASHINGTON — With the viral pandemic accelerating across the country, America’s employers sharply scaled back their hiring last month, adding 245,000 jobs, the fewest since April and the fifth straight monthly slowdown.
Valley Office Systems named top office technology suppliers
Nearly 1.2 million people passed through U.S. airports Sunday, the largest number since the pandemic gripped the country in March, despite pleas from health experts for Americans to stay home over Thanksgiving.
ISU student featured in international Nuclear News
The Idaho Falls Downtown Development Corporation is encouraging Idaho Falls residents to shop at small, local businesses this holiday season as stores struggle through the coronavirus pandemic.
American Nuclear Society names INL’s Kennedy a Fellow
Ball Ventures has announced that Mo’ Bettahs Hawaiian Style Restaurant will be coming to Sandcreek Commons in Ammon at the end of April.