Accreditation could delay proposed med school

By REBECCA BOONE Associated Press Associated Press BOISE — A proposed for-profit osteopathic medical school in Idaho may have to delay its opening date a year if a national accreditation agency does not sign off on its plans this month. That could postpone other projects, including a […]

Asphalt scam costs Idaho family more than $5,000

By EMILY VALLA Better Business Bureau Every spring, Better Business Bureau sees a spike in “asphalt scams.” Right on cue, we received a report this week of an Idaho family losing more than $5,000 to what they thought was a company that would help fix their driveway. […]

Fin Fun owners feted by SBA’s McMahon

By JEFF ROBINSON Fin Fun’s Eric L. Browning, CEO, owner and manager, and Steven J. Browning, CFO and co-owner, have been named the 2017 Small Business Person of the Year winners for Idaho, according to a U.S. Small Business Administration news release. Administrator Linda McMahon on […]

Love at First Bite is more than a bakery

By TAYLOR CARPENTER Walking into Love at First Bite the first thing that grabs your attention is a fun spring home decor. That display might seem illogical to those expecting a bakery but the store is packed with fun finds ranging from flavored olive oils to […]

Idaho employers to pay the cost of political infighting

KIMBERLEE KRUESI Associated Press BOISE — Idaho employers will pay millions of dollars more than necessary in unemployment insurance taxes after a bill that was supposed to lower those costs failed on the final day of the 2017 session. Officials from the Idaho Department of Labor and […]

St. Anthony native to open gourmet burger grill

By JEFF ROBINSON A St. Anthony native and recent Brigham Young University-Idaho graduate will realize her dream of opening a restaurant in her hometown. Krysten Davis, 24, is on track to open Idaho Burger Grill at 235 E. Yellowstone Highway, between North Bridge Street and N. […]

Shoppers look elsewhere for inspiration

By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO AP Retail Writer AP Retail Writer NEW YORK — Erica Dao used to shop at malls once a month, looking in stores and seeing what the mannequins displayed. Now, she mainly looks for inspiration on social media. “I discover brands through Instagram,” said Dao, […]

Jury duty scam cost Idaho woman $2,000

By EMILY VALLA Better Business Bureau If you have ever been called for jury duty, you know it can be a little inconvenient to move your schedule around, but it’s something all of us must do. One Idaho woman tells us her story of how jury duty […]

Rexburg to allow short-term rentals during eclipse

By JEFF ROBINSON Rexburg’s City Council passed a resolution to allow for short-term rentals within city limits during the Aug. 21 eclipse. Short-term rentals will be allowed from Aug. 14 to Aug. 27, a city news release said. The solar eclipse potentially could bring thousands of […]

Take your time when someone calls and asks for money

By EMILY VALLA Better Business Bureau Better Business Bureau You’ve probably learned a lesson or two the hard way, or lost a dollar or two and chalked it up to living and learning. One eastern Idaho woman this week shared her $8,000 mistake with me in hopes […]

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