Comfort Construction recently purchased approximately 50 acres of land on Township Road in Idaho Falls. TOK Commercial facilitated the transaction through broker Dustin Mortimer.“It’s still in the planning stages, but you’ll probably see dirt moving in summer or fall of 2020,” Mortimer said.…

Two eastern Idahoans serve on National Potato Council’s executive committeeDuring the National Potato Council’s 2020 Annual Meeting on Jan. 16 in Las Vegas, Britt Raybould, of Rexburg, was elected to serve as the organization’s 2020 president and to lead the council’s executive committee.

Admit it. Most of us are guilty of using the same username and password on multiple accounts — it’s just so much easier to remember. But here’s the thing, that one simple short cut puts you at a much higher risk of getting hacked than ever before through a new method called “credential stuffing.”

Did the holidays leave your house with gadgets galore? From tablets to baby dolls, smart toys are becoming more popular every year. Teddy bears once filled with stuffing are now hard-wired with smart technology. If your child is now a proud owner of an internet-connected toy, keep in mind th…

LAS VEGAS — Tell your refrigerator about your dietary preferences and it’ll concoct a recipe plan for the coming week, sending a shopping list to your smartphone when it notices you’ve run out of the right ingredients.

From the face scanner that will check in some attendees to the cameras-everywhere array of digital products, the CES gadget show is all-in on surveillance technology — whether it calls it that or not.

I.F. attorney Wilkinson recognized among state’s best for client satisfactionIdaho Falls personal injury attorney Dennis Wilkinson, of Smith Woolf Anderson & Wilkinson, has been honored by The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys among Idaho’s 10 best personal injury attorneys…

BOISE — Idaho lawmakers, gathered for the first legislative committee hearing of 2020, heard from the governor’s chief economist Thursday that both the national and Idaho economies are starting to slow, but a recession is “not likely.”

It’s that time of year when we celebrate a year gone by and look ahead to what’s next. When looking to make your 2020 resolutions or goals, you might think twice before trying a new, amazing product. Social media ads or links leading to pictures of celebrities and products can sound intrigui…

Two years ago, Timanee Olsen was an Iona stay-at-home mom whose family was living on food stamps. Today, Olsen is a burgeoning entrepreneur, has orders lined up months in advance and just opened a pop-up shop, the Cookie Momster Shack.

Despite anti-cannabis stances from a majority of Idaho lawmakers, local CBD store owners say their products are worth it.

Arnold retires from Bank of IdahoVal Arnold has retired from the Bank of Idaho. A long-time fixture at the bank’s Capitol Avenue branch, her last day on the job was Dec. 13, a bank news release said.

Four women recently came together to open The WAREhouse Furniture on Dec. 5. This new home furniture and décor store combines four separate personal brands and talents into one store. Owners Kassie Traughber, Teresa Bush, Dawn Moldenhauer, and Audrey Henrie each seek to bring their unique st…

As we take part in the gift-giving of this season, sometimes we just don’t get it right. While most retailers do offer refunds and exchange programs as a courtesy to their customers, policies vary greatly from one store to another. Add to the mix warranties, which are usually fulfilled by th…

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg resigned Monday over the deadly 737 Max debacle that has plunged the aircraft maker into crisis and damaged its reputation as one of the stalwarts of American industry.

It’s that time in the Christmas shopping season where the only people on your list are those who are hard to shop for. That’s where gift cards can be a saving grace, as well as a quick and convenient solution. According to the global branded payments provider, Blackhawk Network’s holiday sho…

INL employees selected for competitive DOE Project Leadership InstituteTwo Idaho National Laboratory employees were selected for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Project Leadership Institute 2020 cohort.

Idaho Falls Power officials say, unsurprisingly, the community’s energy bills peak during the frigid winter months. Rising heating costs mean some electricity payers have a hard time covering their suddenly larger utility bills, creating a financial challenge for households with already tigh…

MarCom LLC recently leased 6,844 square feet of office space through commercial real estate company Thornton Oliver Keller. Executives at MarCom wanted to move to a commercial space that was larger and was more accessible.

Bingham Healthcare doles out employee awardsBingham Healthcare officials announced that Helena Callister, RN, has been named the Employee of the Year and Kabrina Leavitt, RN, received the prestigious 2019 Servant’s Heart of the Year award.

Samples taken at First Cobalt’s Iron Creek Project in Lemhi County have been deemed high grade, according to a news release from First Cobalt President and CEO Trent Mell.

WASHINGTON — American businesses have complained for years that they can't find the workers they need to fill available jobs. November's robust hiring gain suggests that at least some have found a way to do so.

SAN FRANCISCO — The co-founders of Google are stepping down as executives of its parent company, Alphabet, ending a remarkable two decades during which Larry Page and Sergey Brin shaped a startup born in a Silicon Valley garage into one of the world's largest, most powerful — and, increasing…

Despite the availability of online retail, many consumers in the Pacific Northwest still prefer to do their holiday shopping at brick-and-mortar stores, according to a Washington State University study.

Just in time for the holiday season, scammers have found a new way to get your tinsel in a tangle. It’s called “juice-jacking.” As if the stress and chaos of shopping and traveling aren’t enough, this new scam is popping up in airports, hotels and shopping malls.

High Performance Sports is changing hands from father to son. And, with that change, the business is moving to a new building as well. Owner Izac Hillam is relocating the company from its current space in Shelley to a new building in St. Anthony.

After six years of Women of Influence in Wyoming, the event has added a Women of Influence in East Idaho to recognize the accomplishments of women here as well. The East Idaho Women of Influence Awards Banquet will be held at 6 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Shoshone-Bannock Hotel and Event Center in Fo…

As the song says, it is the most wonderful time of the year. A time to focus on family and sharing what makes life special. But holiday gift-giving comes at a price. According to marketing research firm EMarketer, for the first time ever, holiday spending this season will total over one tril…

An Idaho Falls’ family business will appear on the television show “Start Up USA.” Featuring Oswald Service & Repair, the episode will premiere at 11:30 a.m. Sunday on the Idaho PBS World Channel. Idaho Public Broadcasting will air the episode in January.

Ronald McDonald House Charities tap Priest for leadership role Lori Priest is the new Eastern Idaho Development Manager for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Idaho.

WASHINGTON — When President Donald Trump boarded Air Force One to fly to a Kentucky campaign rally two weeks ago, a plan was in place for him to give final approval to a plan to ban most flavored e-cigarettes.

Fall River Electric Cooperative’s nine-member elected board of directors has decided to absorb the rate increase from Bonneville Power Administration that went into effect Oct 1.