WASHINGTON (AP) — Drugmaker Merck asked U.S. regulators Monday to authorize its pill against COVID-19 in what would add an entirely new and easy-to-use weapon to the world’s arsenal against the pandemic.
Naughty Fruit named Entrepreneur Week pitch contest finalist
EIRMC’s Prudent selected as ‘Fellow’Jan Prudent, manager of Sterile Processing Department at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, has been selected as a Fellow for the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management. Just 29 nominees were selected from a field o…
POCATELLO — Idaho State University now offers an online Master of Business Administration (MBA) program through its College of Business.
Facebook along with its Instagram and WhatsApp platforms suffered a worldwide outage Monday that has extended more than three hours. Facebook’s internal systems used by employees also went down. Service has not yet been restored.
Searle earns Zions Bank excellence award
REDI to hold regional conference this month
PacifiCorp Foundation, the nonprofit arm of Rocky Mountain Power, is donating funds to educational institutions in Idaho to support learning projects that incorporate the fields of science, technology, engineering, art and math.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits moved up last week to 332,000 from a pandemic low, a sign that the spread of the delta variant may have slightly increased layoffs.
The Idaho Cancer Center at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center has been accredited for radiation oncology by the American College of Radiology, the nation’s oldest and most widely accepted radiation oncology accrediting body.
Up to half of the $14 trillion spent by the Pentagon since 9/11 went to for-profit defense contractors, a study released Monday found. It’s the latest work to argue the U.S. reliance on private corporations for war-zone duties that used to be done by troops contributed to mission failure in …
Martin joins EIRMC as Chief Financial OfficerEastern Idaho Regional Medical Center announced the addition of Aaron Martin as Chief Financial Officer to the hospital’s administrative team.
The digital marketing masterpiece known as Get Found First lands its second consecutive year on the Inc. 5000’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America at 1,308.
A new, casual, yet high-end restaurant will begin remodeling in the coming weeks in downtown Idaho Falls.
Ask for a roast beef sandwich at an Arby’s drive-thru east of Los Angeles and you may be talking to Tori — an artificially intelligent voice assistant that will take your order and send it to the line cooks.
LOS ANGELES — Andy Farquhar’s plans for an outdoor adventure have gone up in smoke twice this summer.
DETROIT — The global shortage of computer chips is getting worse, forcing automakers to temporarily close factories including those that build popular pickup trucks.
The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Idaho raised more than $40,000 to help sick or injured children at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center through its 2021 Summer Drive-In Movie Series.
PHOENIX — The Fiesta Bowl Organization announced a multi-year partnership with Caesars Entertainment on Monday, pairing one of the biggest postseason college football games with legal sports gambling in Arizona.
Stocks closed higher on Wall Street Monday, pushing the Nasdaq composite to an all-time high and helping the S&P 500 more than make up for its losses last week.
Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties and Coldwell Banker Commercial Prime Properties has reached $1 billion in year-to-date sales.
The emergence of the COVID-19 delta variant has been troubling for movie theaters and Hollywood as theater attendance and box office revenue has declined in the late summer, although moviegoers in eastern Idaho have kept local theaters going strong.
CANTON, Ohio — Each morning at a transit facility in Canton, Ohio, more than a dozen buses pull up to a fueling station before fanning out to their routes in this city south of Cleveland.
An Idaho Falls company has been named as one of the top 10 best small commercial printing companies to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic by an industry magazine.
Idaho Trial Lawyers Assoc. elects 2021-2022 officers
Businesses large and small, from McDonald’s and Home Depot to local yoga studios, are reinstituting mask mandates as U.S. coronavirus cases rise. Bars, gyms and restaurants across the country are requiring vaccines to get inside.
Zion’s Bank is helping preserve the Mormon Row Historic District at Grand Teton National Park with a $25,000 donation.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s oil-producing company, Aramco, announced Sunday a net income of around $47 billion for the first half of the year, double what it earned over the same period last year when the coronavirus grounded travel and pummeled global demand for oil.
Tuesdays at Mac n’ Kelly’s Pub and Grill are usually relatively slow for the Idaho Falls restaurant, demanding little from staff members. That changed on July 27, when a huge influx of customers caused a minor crisis.
Recent severe weather events such as 2021’s summer heatwave and drought are heavily impacting the energy market, with some energy experts drawing comparisons to the 2001 California energy crisis.
BOISE — As home prices in the Treasure Valley have risen sharply in recent years, so has the number of homes sold for $1 million or more.
Kraupp named to Independent Banker’s 40 Under 40 listIndependent Banker magazine, the monthly publication of the Independent Community Bankers of America, has unveiled its annual 40 Under 40: Emerging Community Bank Leaders list. The award recognizes the nation’s up-and coming community bank…
After a dismal 2020 for hotel stays, bookings this summer are poised to be the best Idaho Falls hotels have ever seen.
An Ammon business is suing the city of Rexburg for copyright infringement.
If anything, Idaho Falls residents (and visitors alike) have enjoyed eating their way out of the pandemic.
Local businesses near downtown Idaho Falls are organizing a block party near Civitan Plaza to draw residents toward downtown shopping.
One of the country’s top home furnishings retailers will soon be opening in Idaho Falls.
WASHINGTON — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits has reached its lowest level since the pandemic struck last year, further evidence that the U.S. economy and job market are quickly rebounding from the pandemic recession.
Idahoan Foods donated $19,000 to the Museum of Idaho to help residents participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program have access to the museum.
Three Fountains Condominiums residents elect new HOA officers
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Fred Meyer warehouse workers have voted unanimously to authorize a strike, which could disrupt food distribution at 180 locations across the Pacific Northwest as early as Monday.
An Idaho Falls construction company has contributed to the emerging space tourism market.
Performing arts venues took a big hit during the COVID-19 pandemic, with many of them canceling the majority of their 2020 programming to comply with health and safety guidelines. Recently announced federal grant money is helping many organizations and venues in Idaho, such as the Idaho Fall…
Sparklight, formerly Cable One, experienced a major internet outage in eastern Idaho and many areas in the country on Tuesday.
Blue Cross of Idaho is opening a new district office in Idaho Falls.
WASHINGTON (AP) — As America’s job market rebounds this summer and the need for workers intensifies, employers won’t likely have a chance to relax anytime soon. Worker shortages will likely persist for years after the fast-reopening economy shakes off its growing pains.
Two women working in Idaho Falls were included in Idaho Business Review’s 2021 Top Women of the Year.
An Idaho Falls Department of Labor manager will be retiring after 35 years of service at the end of June.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two months of sharply rising prices have raised concerns that record-high government financial aid and the Federal Reserve’s ultra-low interest rate policies — when the economy is already surging — have elevated the risk of accelerating inflation.
Bank of Idaho promotes Jarod Phillips to VP of retail banking
It’s the best of Idaho Falls
DALLAS (AP) — The airline industry’s recovery from the pandemic passed a milestone as more than 2 million people streamed through U.S. airport security checkpoints on Friday for the first time since early March 2020.
John V. Evans Jr. promotes Taylor Crossley to assistant vice president commercial loan officerJohn V. Evans Jr., president and chief executive officer of D.L. Evans Bank, announced the promotion of Taylor Crossley as assistant vice president commercial loan officer for the Ammon branch. As a…
D.L Evans Bank puts their money where the need is
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added a modest 559,000 jobs in May, an improvement from April’s sluggish gain but still evidence that many companies are struggling to find enough workers as the economy rapidly recovers from the pandemic recession.