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.

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…

The governor’s office has announced the launch of Idaho’s Youth Apprenticeship program. The program’s goal is to both provide opportunities to young people and improve the state’s shortage of skilled laborers.

Fluor Idaho recently signed a mentor-protégé agreement with MarCom. As part of the agreement, Fluor Idaho will “provide both onsite work experience for employees of MarCom and business development expertise to enhance that small company’s ability to bid on future federal contracts," accordin…

Gem State Staffing will hold an end of summer hiring event at noon Aug. 4 at its Idaho Falls office. The event will allow job seekers to see what jobs are available, apply and interview during the event. While waiting for their turn to interview, those interested can enjoy food and drinks ou…

Many county fairs may be canceled this summer, but that doesn’t have to stop anyone from getting their annual fair food fix. Vendors who traditionally sell their food at the fairs are coming together to offer locals their fair favorites all in one place with the East Idaho Fair Food Tour. Ve…

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.

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.

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…

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…

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…

Smith’s on South Woodruff Avenue will be closing its doors for the last time at 6 p.m. on April 7 after more than 42 years.

Dutch Bros Coffee is partnering with the Idaho Falls Community Food Basket to support hunger relief in Bonneville County. “Dutch Luv Day” will take place Feb. 14. For every drink sold on Valentine’s Day, the coffee company will donate $1 to the Community Food Basket.

Visiting Angels of Eastern Idaho was named one of the top 250 Home Care Agencies in the country and given a “Leader in Excellence” distinction for the second year in a row. The awards were given by Home Care Pulse, a Rexburg-based agency that monitors and provides feedback to caregivers acro…

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…

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.

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.

When Bob Gretz’s wife announced they were moving from Washington, D.C., to Idaho Falls, the first thing he did was look up indoor golfing facilities. If Gretz was going to live in a place with more than four months of winter, he had better have somewhere to golf.

Happy Day Brands, a Boise-based company that sells all-natural breakfast and snack food, gets most of its oats from farms near Howe and Rexburg.Its Happy Day Initiative surpassed its goal of providing 100,000 meals to Idaho families. By the end of the year, Happy Day Brands hopes to reach 15…