Wednesday, February 24, 2016

The Odom Corp. Plans New Distribution Center and Warehouse in Hayden, Idaho

The Odom Corp., Bellevue-based wholesale beverage distributor, is erecting a 92,000-square-foot distribution center and warehouse in Hayden, where it plans to move its North Idaho operations, according to a Journal of Business article. The building permit application on file with the city of Hayden lists the construction value at $9.2 million.

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Thursday, February 18, 2016

The Port of Lewiston’s Business and Technology Park Gains New Tenant

The Port of Lewiston’s Business and Technology Park will soon have a new tenant. The port is finalizing negotiations with the developer of Advanced Health Care’s in-patient physical therapy center for the sale of 2 acres in the business park. The planned facility will be approximately 20,000 square feet with 30 beds and employ 35 people. Employees will provide intensive rehabilitation for patients recovering from knee, hip and shoulder replacements. This operation is part of a chain that has locations in Denver, Colo.; Meridian, Idaho; and Albuquerque, N.M.

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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Coeur d’Alene Named Google 2015 eCity

The City of Coeur d’Alene has been named the Google 2015 eCity for the State of Idaho. Google’s eCity Awards recognize the strongest online business community in each state. These cities’ businesses are using the web to find new customers, connect with existing customers and fuel their local economies.

More information about Google eCities can be found at

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Port of Wilma Receives $1 million in WSDOT Freight Rail Assistance Fund

The Port of Wilma received $1 million in WSDOT Freight Rail Assistance Funds (FRAP) for the Port of Wilma Rail Rehabilitation Project. The project will consist of rehabilitation of the existing lead by replacing the existing wooden tie and asphalt crossings with concrete crossings, installing cross bucks at all railroad crossings, replacing approximately 1,200 railroad ties and 600 tons of railroad ballast.

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Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Whitman County is Nation's Top Wheat Producing County

Whitman County is the top wheat producing county in the nation, according to Wheat Life, the official publication of the Washington Association of Wheat Growers. In 2015, the county produced nearly 30.5 million bushels, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service. For more information, read the Spokesman-Review article or visit