Monthly Archives: July 2018

Salmon Labor Office Moves to New Location


For Immediate Release: July 13, 2018
Information Contact: Connie Gardner, (208) 557-2500 ext. 3547

The Idaho Department of Labor’s Salmon local office will be closed Thursday, July 19, to move to its new location at 803 Monroe St., STE. 126A in Salmon.

The office will reopen Friday, July 20, at its new location. Operating hours will remain the same – 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday except observed holidays.

The phone number, fax number and email address remain the same:

  • Phone: (208) 756-2234
  • Fax: (208) 756-4672
  • Email address:

Staff at the new office will continue to offer Labor services to area businesses and job seekers. For more information, contact the Salmon office or visit the Department of Labor website at

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Around Idaho: Economic Activity in June 2018

Information provided in this article is from professional sources, news releases, weekly and daily newspapers, television and other media.

Northern Idaho
North Central Idaho
Southwestern Idaho
South Central Idaho
Eastern Idaho

NORTHERN IDAHO – Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Kootenai & Shoshone counties

Bonner County

  • Bonner Homeless Transitions and the Bonner Community Housing Agency have announced a partnership to expand the local rental pool for low income families and offer transitional housing in Sandpoint. The partnership will explore avenues to purchase single-family homes and convert them to rental houses available to those earning less than 80 percent of the area’s median income. Source: Bonner County Daily Bee

Kootenai County

  • Construction has begun on a new 294-unit apartment complex in Coeur d’Alene. The complex, which will be called The Northern at Coeur d’Alene Place, will be built through 2020 by Coeur d’Alene developer Anderl Development LLC. Source: Spokane Journal of Business
  • Crews broke ground on a new 50,000-square-foot industrial building in the Riverbend Commercial Park in Post Falls. The project is expected to be completed in August and is anticipated to accommodate up to five tenants. Kootenai County currently has low inventories of available industrial and warehousing space. Source: Spokane Journal of Business
  • A new medical office building is under construction in the Riverstone Development in Coeur d’Alene. The new building will house Ellenbrecker Eye Clinic. Source: Spokane Journal of Business
  • Openings
  • Once Upon a Shoe – a new retail establishment in Hayden
  • Ten/6 – a Cajun style restaurant in Coeur d’Alene
  • NYC Piano Bar in Coeur d’Alene, regional economist
Idaho Department of Labor
(208) 457-8789 ext. 4451

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Idaho Age Groups Show Significant Change in 2017


For Immediate Release: July 10, 2018
Information Contact: Janell Hyer, (208) 332-3570 ext. 3220

The number of Idaho seniors – people age 65 and older – grew nearly 8 percent from mid-2016 to mid-2017, the highest percentage increase of all age groups. Overall the state experienced a significant population increase of nearly 37,000 or 2.2 percent across all age groups for the same time period, according to estimates recently released by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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