U.S. Senator for Idaho Jim Risch, chairman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, announced on Wednesday that Bear Knuckles in Blackfoot is the Small Business of the Month for September 2018. Bear Knuckles will be recognized in the Congressional Record of the U.S. Senate.
When informed that Bear Knuckles had been named small business of the month, the company's founder, Shawn Schild of Blackfoot exclaimed: "Wow! That blows me away! I didn't see that coming."