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Pocatello Idaho Bio-tech company, Global Food Technologies, to add 200 jobs – Local work force could reach 500

"Terry, who invented the technology for the patent and has lived here five years, said he chose Pocatello over California for the facility because of the Gate City’s quality of life."

Open spaces seen as good for tourism- Isolation is good

"Isolation is good for people who are afraid of the current political situation," Peter Tarlow, president of the Texas Chapter of the Travel and Tourism Research Association, said Monday.

Collaborative Partnership Announced within Technology Sector

Contineo Technologies, Inc., Data Pro Solutions, Inc., and WindStar Group, Inc., companies that provide Information Technology Solutions for Healthcare, Financial, Manufacturing, Utilities and Government organizations within WA, ID and MT, announced today the formation of…

Micron layoffs blunt job growth elsewhere in Idaho

"These are tough times," Gov. Dirk Kempthorne told his special Blue Ribbon Task Force. "We will get through this, and we will be better for it."

AMIS makes plans to hire 20 people – CEO speaks to Pocatello, ID Rotary Club

"People will come (to Pocatello) because this is the place to get the talent," Price said.

Spokane area manufacturing jobs at 1986 levels

Elimination of such jobs puts the region at risk of losing a key source of personal income The economic downturn hammering Spokane County has eroded nearly 20 years of gains in the region’s manufacturing sector….

Monaco Coach will slash 450 jobs in Coburg, OR . Roseburg Forest Products and Seneca Sawmill also cutting jobs.

Monaco Coach said Thursday that it will cut 850 jobs, including 450 at its plant in Coburg, as it tries to reduce ballooning inventories of recreational vehicles amid slackening demand from dealers. TED SICKINGER…

Washington State’s unemployment rate edges up, area loses jobs

Washington’s unemployment rate increased slightly to 6.8 percent in February, a sign of unwanted stability for a state with one of the highest jobless rates in the nation, according to figures released yesterday by the…

Itronix plans to cut 10% of jobs

CEO: Slower sales spark decision in light of economic uncertainty, war Tom Sowa Staff writer The Spokesman Review Itronix Corp., which makes ultra-rugged computers, is laying off about 40 area workers, blaming the bad economy…

AARP recognizes Spokane as ‘dream town’

"Getting this recognition by a national organization definitely helps us sell the region because more people will focus in on where we are," Brewer said in a news release.