Posts by Erika Harmon

Idaho Youth Ranch

For 60 years, the Idaho Youth Ranch has provided opportunities for Idaho’s youth and their families to overcome life’s challenges. That legacy continues in Emmett, where greater community involvement is at the forefront of store operations. “The Youth Ranch is about kids and we want to support the kids in our community as best we…

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The Everest Group Wealth Management

Just as Mount Everest is the highest mountain on Earth, retirement is the largest financial decision most people will make in their lifetime. To help you with the climb, The Everest Group Wealth Management has a team of guides at the ready. Celebrating the launch of their new business name, The Everest Group hosted a…

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Messenger Index

Since 1893, there’s been a newspaper in Emmett to record the happenings of the local community. From births to deaths and events in between, the Emmett paper has taken note and written the community’s history. The Messenger Index celebrated that history in November with an open house marking the paper’s 120-year milestone. From its earliest…

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Hen House Home & Gift

Expect more. That’s the philosophy behind the recent redesign of Hen House Home & Gift. It’s also what’s driving owner Tamara Walker to expand her business offerings in downtown Emmett to include the recently opened sister store, The Barn Door, with plans for a third, more whimsical shop on Main Street to satisfy local demand…

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A Fireman’s Chimney Sweep

Firefighter Bryan Fredrickson is in a unique position. As owner and operator of A Fireman’s Chimney Sweep, he fights fires before they start. His goal is to never have to respond to your home or business as a firefighter. “As a firefighter, my job is after the fact; the emergency has already happened. I wanted…

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Evans Realty: ‘We’re here to stay’

Family business is thriving in both local and national market With listings on 180 websites nationwide and a virtual tour for every home it has on contract, Evans Realty has embraced the technology of a global market. But what defines the company is its roots as a small-town real estate office that gives back to…

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Three generations of Goffs celebrate over 50 years in business

When plumber Dossie Goff decided to take on some side business while working for Valley Pump & Equipment back in the 1950s, a septic truck and his good name would lay the foundation for more than five decades of successful business in Emmett. Today, Goff’s Plumbing is going strong in its third generation as a…

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