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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Mar 21st, 2017 | By
Stephanie Palagi

Enjoy a local lunch and dinner at one of our locally owned restaurants!  Fine dining at The Bridge.  Italian, pizza, salads and more at  Villano’s Italian, PV’s Uncorked on Main or Portneuf Valley Brewing. Sandwiches and soup at Great Harvest, EFresh, The Red Poppy, or the First National.  Hand-rolled sushi or a bento box at
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What your online profile says about you

Mar 20th, 2017 | By
Jeff Hough

By Jeff Hough I know a lot about more about you than you think.  Our world is increasingly moving online and even though you may be resisting it, “Resistance is futile.” Ignore the online world at your own risk because your information is there and how you interact with it says a lot about you.
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Idahoans buying marijuana help boost economy of tiny Oregon town

Mar 20th, 2017 | By
Diane Matthews, co-owner of 420Ville in Huntington, Oregon, says she is surprised at the diverse clientele of her marijuana dispensary. Very few of her customers come in just to get high, she said. Most are looking for relief from a variety of ailments. Many Idahoans are going to Huntington to buy marijuana.

By Sven Berg Idaho Statesman HUNTINGTON, Ore. — Huntington has become a hot destination, even if most visitors only stay long enough to buy marijuana products from the dispensaries in town. Not much more than a year ago, the city was fading, its population slowly diminishing as it has in countless small towns across the
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Realtors: Pocatello area housing market has improved

Mar 7th, 2017 | By
Workers shingle a new home at the top of East Center Street Monday afternoon in Pocatello. The local housing market has picked up considerably, according to local real estate agents.
Jordon Beesley/Idaho State Journal

By Kendra Evensen POCATELLO — For years, Gail Bishard has advised people who were interested in selling their homes to wait so they wouldn’t end up losing money on their investment. For some, it would have been a big loss. Due to the recession and recovering economy, there have been many foreclosures, short sales and
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Women and Work Conference set Wednesday

Mar 7th, 2017 | By

By Women and Work Conference POCATELLO — This spring over 225 girls in grades 9 through 12 from regional high schools and community members will attend the 17th annual Women and Work Conference, where they learn about occupations in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). The conference will be Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 2:30
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Mar 7th, 2017 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi This Saturday the 7th Annual Gate City Brewfest will be returning to Old Town Pocatello. From 1 pm to 6 pm, sample 80+ handcrafted beers, enjoy great food and live entertainment at the Old Town restaurants, pubs and bars. Buy your tickets in advance at www.gatecitybrewfest.com, or tickets will be available beginning
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Touching Center

Mar 7th, 2017 | By
Jeff Hough

By Jeff Hough Balance—you hear about the need to have work/life balance all the time. Yet, balance is hard to find and even harder to keep. The problem is that achievement requires a measure of imbalance. Consider pursuing mastery in a chosen field. Mastery comes at a price; there are sacrifices to make, imbalances to
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Fulfilling talent’s promise

Feb 21st, 2017 | By
Jeff Hough

By Jeff Hough Talent and potential get used too often. Whenever we see someone who appears to be doing something better than the rest of the pack, we use it. Living up to the fulfillment of either term is a fragile process. Conditions must be perfect. Planets and opportunities must align for the individual to
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Preston area man is leather craftsman

Feb 21st, 2017 | By
Preston area resident Marvin Graham talks about this leather creations in his shop recently.
John Zsiray/Herald Journal

By Amy Macavinta Herald Journal Marvin Graham’s home sits on a 50-acre parcel of land southwest of Preston on a bluff overlooking the Bear River. Inside, a fire crackles in the wood stove, but ice crystals still formed on the window, framing the view of the river bottoms below. This is where Graham spends his
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Feb 12th, 2017 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi Show some local love this Valentine’s Day!  The shops and restaurants in Old Town have the perfect gift for your Valentine and the perfect menu for that special night out.  Give the gift of local and help support the small businesses and restaurants that love doing business in our community. Enjoy a
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