Great Lakes oil tunnel
Mar 23, 2023

Army Corps delays decision on Great Lakes oil tunnel

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — A federal review of plans for a Great Lakes oil pipeline tunnel will take more than a year longer than originally planned, officials said Thursday, likely delaying completion of the project — if approved — until 2030 or later.

Amazon layoffs
Mar 22, 2023

Amazon cuts 9,000 more jobs, bringing 2023 total to 27,000

[caption id="attachment_290553" align="alignleft" width="300"] An Amazon logo appears on a delivery van, Oct. 1, 2020, in Boston. Amazon plans to eliminate 9,000 more jobs in the next few weeks, the company's CEO Andy Jassy said in a memo to staff on Monday, March 20, 2023. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)[/caption] NEW YORK — Amazon plans to eliminate 9,000 more jobs in the next few weeks, CEO [...]

Mar 21, 2023

Lewiston High School students discover new aquatic invader

A Lewiston High School teacher and two of her former students recently became published authors in a peer-reviewed scientific journal based on their discovery while participating in a University of Idaho Extension citizens’ science program. For the past seven years, UI Extension’s IDAH20 program has provided hands-on learning opportunities for Lewiston High School teacher Jamie Morton’s e[...]

Mar 21, 2023

Legislature passes, Little signs Broadband funding bill

[caption id="attachment_290469" align="alignleft" width="300"] Idaho will now have over $124 million to build broadband capacity in some of Idaho’s hardest to reach locations. (Photo by Jason Richard via Unsplash)[/caption] BOISE --  Gov. Brad Little signed a measure on Monday that advocates said will be a record investment in reliable, affordable, accessible, and open access broadband for r[...]

Mar 15, 2023

Samsung to invest $230 billion to build “mega” chip cluster

Read More IBR Headlines [feed url="https://idahobusinessreview.com/category/news/ibr-headlines/feed/" number="3"] Samsung Electronics said Wednesday it expects to invest 300 trillion won ($230 billion) over the next 20 years as part of an ambitious South Korean national project to build the world’s largest semiconductor manufacturing base near the capital, Seoul. The chip-making “mega c[...]

Mar 14, 2023

A 2nd wave of layoffs at Meta; 10,000 jobs cut

[caption id="attachment_290324" align="alignright" width="300"] A person stands in front of a Meta sign outside of the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., Tuesday, March 7, 2023. Facebook’s parent Meta will slash another 10,000 jobs and will not fill 5,000 open positions as the social media pioneer cuts costs. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)[/caption] Facebook parent Meta is slashing 10,000 jo[...]

Mar 10, 2023

Silicon Valley Bank seized by feds after historic failure

NEW YORK — The U.S rushed to seize the assets of Silicon Valley Bank on Friday after it experienced a run on the bank, the largest failure of a financial institution since Washington Mutual during the height of the financial crisis more than a decade ago. Silicon Valley, the nation's 16th largest bank, failed after depositors — mostly technology workers and venture capital-backed companies [...]

Feb 28, 2023

Saint Alphonsus opens new specialty intensive care unit 

Saint Alphonsus cut the ribbon Tuesday for its recently completed neuro, surgical and trauma intensive care unit (ICU).   This brand-new ICU could be life-changing, hospital leadership said.  Patients will no longer need to be moved from the unit, nor their rooms, for certain scans and tests. "The number-one risk to the patient is the handoff, the move,” Claire Jones, neurosciences servi[...]

Idaho National Laboratory Vehicle Charging
Feb 22, 2023

Biz ‘Bite:’ INL works with White House toward more accessible vehicle charging

[caption id="attachment_289748" align="alignnone" width="600"] Idaho National Laboratory's charging data network is credited with being invaluable to the Joint Office's efforts to meet White House deliverables. Photo courtesy of INL[/caption] Read More IBR Headlines [feed url="https://idahobusinessreview.com/category/news/ibr-headlines/feed/" number="3"] Vehicle charging has been identifi[...]

Feb 22, 2023

Biz ‘Bite:’ Mission Aviation Fellowship utilizes new flight simulators

[caption id="attachment_289745" align="alignnone" width="600"] Mission Aviation Fellowship instructor pilot Tim Imbrock prepares to take off in the Cessna Caravan simulator. Photo courtesy of MAF[/caption] Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) recently installed two new state-of-the-art flight simulators — a Modular Flight Deck Caravan G1000 AATD Flight Training System and a Modular Deck Kodiak Fli[...]

Health Tech Idaho
Feb 20, 2023

Health care innovators can now get connected in Idaho

Health Tech Idaho — a hub that will allow entrepreneurs, startups, early-stage companies and investors to interact and leverage their strengths — held its introductory and first networking event on Feb. 15. At the event, speakers addressed how the organization plans to support local health care innovators, from providing a presence on a website directory to offering event opportunities and ser[...]

Feb 15, 2023

Biz ‘Bite:’ Hurless Brothers under new management

Hurless Brothers Foreign Car Service in Boise was recently purchased by Nick Tomanelli and Justin Van Wey, industry veterans with 34 years of combined experience and hundreds of hours of training on current vehicles and technologies. Their industry certifications will allow Hurless Brothers to expand its services to include BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo electric and hybrid vehicles. The owners will[...]