Finally, some economic good news for Sandpoint, Idaho's outlook: Sandpoint Blog
By Gary Lirette, Business & Investing in the Inland Northwest
By Gary Lirette, host of North Idaho Business radio show on KSPT and KBFI, and REALTOR® for Tomlinson Sandpoint Sotheby's International Realty Sandpoint has seen a number of new businesses open in the last year, among them the Pita Pit, and Super One. I have worked for years supporting the arts, local events, and mentoring small businesses, but this year seemed especially important. So far, it looks as though Sandpoint is faring well. Few businesses have closed their doors this winter. Plus, while recently unemployment in Bonner County was at a 25-year high, we have some bright spots. For instance, after losing Harold's Grocery four years ago to the new Panhandle State Bank building, we have had only one major downtown supermarket. Super 1 Foods store opened last summer, providing neede...