Business News

  • Business news in brief
    by nefeeder on September 19, 2017 at 5:00 am

    Museum of Idaho selects contractor The Museum of Idaho has selected Idaho Falls-based construction company Bateman-Hall as the construction manager/general contractor for the museum’s planned expansion. Construction on the museum’s planned 26,566-square-foot […]

  • BBB alerts businesses to watch for fake emails
    by nefeeder on September 19, 2017 at 4:58 am

    By EMILY VALLA Better Business BureauIf you or your business received an email this week claiming to be from the Better Business Bureau saying you violated a federal act, do not click anything. Better Business Bureau is warning business owners and consumers that scammers are […]

  • Squeamish about buying used items? Get over it
    by nefeeder on September 19, 2017 at 4:00 am

    By LIZ WESTON NerdWalletBedbugs. Weird smells. The possibility of imminent breakdowns. People have all sorts of excuses for not buying used stuff. Those who deliberately buy used items, though, say such fears are not just overblown — they’re also expensive. Katy […]

  • People in Business
    by nefeeder on September 19, 2017 at 4:00 am

    Ann Marie Peters Joins College of Eastern Idaho Ann Marie Peters recently joined the College of Eastern Idaho as the director of strategic partnerships. Peters is the co-founder of Interview Savvy, a Chicago-based training and career skills firm. Additionally, she has more 20 […]

  • Idaho Power maps plan for Idaho and Oregon
    by nefeeder on September 19, 2017 at 12:00 am

    By KEITH RIDLER Associated PressBOISE — Idaho Power wants to retire two coal-fired power plants it says won’t be able to produce electricity at competitive prices as part of a 20-year plan to provide energy for Idaho and Oregon that has drawn concerns about cost, […]

  • The Equifax breach and preemptive strategies to protecting personal info
    by nefeeder on September 12, 2017 at 4:00 am

    By EMILY VALLA Better Business BureauCredit monitoring company Equifax revealed a massive data breach earlier this week, potentially losing critical personal information of 143 million Americans. That’s nearly one out of every two Americans whose Social Security Number, […]

  • Panda Express to open first Rexburg restaurant
    by nefeeder on September 12, 2017 at 4:00 am

    By JEFF ROBINSON news@postregister.comPanda Express will launch its new Rexburg location, at 1490 N 2nd E, at 10:30 a.m. Friday. To commemorate the new location, the restaurant will give 20 percent of its launch-day proceeds to the Grand Teton Council Boy Scouts, a Panda Express […]

  • Car-centric Houston struggles after Harvey
    by nefeeder on September 11, 2017 at 11:08 pm

    KATY, Texas (AP) — Bryan Harvey is frequently reminded that he shares a name with the storm that dumped 50 inches of rain on metropolitan Houston and unleashed the floods that have him working 14-hour days towing water-logged cars. Even in their despair, some victims have […]