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Pocatellan gets American Advertising Federation award

May 23rd, 2017 | By
Pocatello resident Rick Magnuson received the 2017 American Advertising Federation’s Silver Medal Award at the Rockies Awards Show and Banquet in Boise on May 13.

By Courtney Johnson POCATELLO — Rick Magnuson, the co-owner and managing partner of MSVM Group in Pocatello, has been awarded the 2017 American Advertising Federation’s Silver Medal Award by the Idaho Advertising Federation. The Pocatello resident received this prestigious award at the Rockies Awards Show and Banquet in Boise on May 13. This annual gala
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Cole Chevrolet donates to Bannock County Development Corp.

May 23rd, 2017 | By
From left: Ray Fillmore, John Regetz, Mark Lupo, Chubbuck Mayor Kevin England, Mario Ciciliot, Cole Chevrolet GM Art Beery, Shaun Menchaca, Pocatello Mayor Brian Blad, Mike Ennis, Jeremy Field, Rick Eskelson, Lon Crowell and Doug Howell.
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By Bannock County Development Corp. POCATELLO — Cole Chevrolet has contributed $5,500 to the Bannock County Development Corporation in support of BDC’s economic development programs. Art Beery, general manager at Cole Chevrolet, presented the check in front of a new Corvette, symbolic of the speed of how this area is growing. “Since arriving in Pocatello-Chubbuck,
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

May 23rd, 2017 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi The Bannock Civitan Club is excited to kick off the Revive @ 5 Summer Concert’s this Wednesday! It’s Educator’s Night sponsored by ISU Credit Union. Live on stage beginning at 5 pm will be Jim Jamz, performing for their first Revive @ 5. PV’s Uncorked on Main will be the featured restaurant.
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East Idaho ‘mermaid’ company makes Inc. 500 list

May 16th, 2017 | By
Fin Fun in Idaho Falls began making mermaid tails in 2010. Since their first product launch, the company has gone global and made the Inc. 500 list.

By Journal Staff IDAHO FALLS — Mermaids are diving into pools across America this summer, and it all started with a mom-and-pop shop in Idaho Falls. Karen and Jerry Browning are the founders of Fin Fun. The company originated the patented swimmable spandex mermaid tail and monofin in 2010. In 2009 Karen’s granddaughter, Emily, asked
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It was a sunny day

May 16th, 2017 | By
Jeff Hough

By Jeff Hough Let me tell you about something that happened yesterday, no wait, it was last year. I was at Wal-Mart, nope, it was the mall.  It was packed—sorry, it was nearly empty—and I was looking for a present for my son, whose birthday was on the 8th, or was it the 9th? Memory
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

May 16th, 2017 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi An enormous thank you goes out to the class and Board of Directors from Leadership Pocatello.  Last Thursday members spent their afternoon planting the Old Town flower pots on the East side, planted 15 new flower pots for the West side and cleaned up Leadership Pocatello Park, Dudunake Park and the downtown
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

May 9th, 2017 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi Welcome Theory Salon & Spa now open at 501 N. Main St.  We are excited to welcome this new full service salon and spa to the Old Town Neighborhood.  Be sure to stop in this week. Thank you to all of the wonderfully talented kids that came out on Friday for the
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Day One

May 9th, 2017 | By
Jeff Hough

By Jeff Hough I often wonder about the originality of ideas. For example, I study a lot about leadership and building great teams. Through the years, there have been trends that emerge and seem to resonate, but upon closer examination, there is nothing new. From this perspective, it seems as if discovering something new is
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INL and BSU work together to boost Butte County

May 9th, 2017 | By
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The Experimental Breeder Reactor-I Museum at the Idaho National Laboratory near Arco is one of the tourist attractions that will be featured on a new Butte County website being constructed as a result of a partnership between INL and Boise State University.

By Corey Taule Idaho National Laboratory Spend time in Idaho’s Butte County and you come to understand something. These folks prefer to do for themselves. Give them tools and they will build. That’s what a partnership between Idaho National Laboratory and Boise State University intends to accomplish. INL contractor Battelle Energy Alliance annually awards thousands
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The Art of Becoming

May 2nd, 2017 | By
Jeff Hough

By Jeff Hough This week President Trump stated he thought the job of being president would be easier. I found it humorous that anyone could think being president would be easy. Then I came across a statement by John F. Kennedy which caused me to rethink my position. Kennedy said that he wished he had
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