Monday, January 23, 2017

Jobs Plus Renamed to Coeur d’Alene Area Economic Development Corporation

Jobs Plus has changed its name to Coeur d’Alene Area Economic Development Corporation (CdAEDC). Look for the organization's new logo, website and social media venues, all coming soon thanks to the students at the North Idaho Collee Graphics Design Program.

CdAEDC is focused on promoting economic development in North Idaho. Since 1987, over 90 companies have taken the opportunity to expand or relocate to the Coeur d’Alene, Idaho area. The strong and vibrant economic options of North Idaho are surpassed only by the quality and beauty that surrounds it. To learn more, visit

Monday, January 16, 2017

North Central Idaho SBDC Offers Marketing Courses

North Central Idaho Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in Lewiston, Idaho is offering new courses on online marketing for business owners and those considering starting a small business. Topics include website basics and construction, Google optimization and social media. A detailed list of classes and dates can be found here.

Courses will be held at the SBDC at 406 Main Street in Lewiston. Capacity for 12 participants. For more information or to register, please contact: Idaho Small Business Development Center at 208-792-2465 or visit

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Latah Credit Union Announces Glenda J. Hart Educational Scholarship Opportunity

Applications for Latah Credit Union's Glenda J. Hart Educational Scholarship are now available. The credit union will award two $500.00 scholarships. One scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior from a high school in Latah and Benewah Counties and one will be awarded to a full-time student already enrolled in a 4-year college or university or 2-year technical/professional program. The deadline for applications is March 31, 2017.

Applications are available at Completed applications and any accompanying documentation must be received no later than 5:00 pm on March 31, 2017 at the main office of Latah Credit Union. Mail completed applications to Latah Credit Union, Attn: Scholarship Committee, PO Box 9286, Moscow, ID 83843.

 To download an application or learn more about Latah Credit Union services, visit the website at or contact Scholarship awardees will be notified by mail no later than April 28, 2017.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Partnership for Economic Prosperity Hires Executive Director, Drives Economic Growth

The Partnership for Economic Prosperity (PEP) announced that Gina Taruscio of Moscow has been selected as Executive Director of the organization, effective Jan. 9, 2017. Taruscio was previously the executive director of the Moscow Chamber of Commerce.

PEP was formed as a partnership among the City of Moscow, Latah County. University of Idaho, Moscow Chamber of Commerce and area businesses to assist in job creation, business growth, retention and attraction, and helping to promote innovative and sustainable solutions that improve the economic vitality of communities in Latah County. PEP is committed to the work of helping business expand and create jobs.

To learn more about PEP, visit

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Hagadone Plans Mega Marine Center in Coeur d'Alene

The Hagadone Corp. is expanding its boat sales and service operation on Blackwell Island in Coeur d’Alene, according to an article in the Spokesman Review. Hagadone Marine Group will create a “mega marine center,” adding three new buildings with over 32,000 square feet of service center space by next spring. The center will have up to 20 service bays and 40 technicians, plus moorage and storage.

To learn more visit or read the Spokesman Review article.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Comcast Customer Support Center in Liberty Lake

Comcast celebrated the grand opening of its new 80,000-square-foot National Center of Excellence customer support center. The Liberty Lake facility represents a total economic impact of more than $95 million and will provide jobs for more than 700 employees once the facility is fully built out.

Read the Greater Spokane Incorporated article to learn more.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

North Idaho College Opens Career Technical Education Facility in Rathdrum

North Idaho College celebrated the grand opening of its Career Technical Education Facility in Rathdrum. The $20 million, 100,000-square-foot facility is home to professional-technical programs to meet student and industry demand for well-trained and qualified graduates in the Trades and Industry sector.

To learn more, visit