In general, bankruptcies increase as a result of economic downturns. It may come as a surprise, then, that bankruptcies have done the exact opposite since the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the American Bankruptcy Institute, the numbers from ...Read More »
Ada County plans to gut and renovate its zoning ordinances. This little news gem was buried deep inside a May 29 news release from the county’s planning and development department on a different but related matter. An Ada County news ...Read More »
Itafos, owner and operator of several Idaho phosphate properties, posted a 135% increase in sales volume from its Itafos Conda subsidiary during the first quarter 2020 compared to 1Q 2019. Itafos Conda is a major employer in Caribou, Franklin and Bear ...Read More »
Movie buffs got some good news on Thursday — theaters will be reopening sooner than expected. On May 28, Gov. Brad Little announced that Idaho would advance to Stage Three of the state’s economic reopening plan. Little also advanced the reopening of ...Read More »
Steve Wilson, president and CEO of the Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce from 2011 to 2019, has received the chamber’s 2020 Kyle M. Walker Champion of Tourism Award. Wilson took his first Coeur d’Alene tourism position in 1984 and has been a mainstay for the ...Read More »
May marked the announcement of first-quarter earnings for many of the nation’s retailers, which has uncovered a lot of the damage done by shutting down non-essential commerce. Post-pandemic bankruptcy filings to date include a number of well-known brands: Hertz, J. ...
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