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Reed’s Dairy opens Meridian ice cream shop

Oct 9th, 2017 | By
Reed’s Dairy, based in Idaho Falls, recently opened a retail store in Meridian, offering handmade ice cream, soup, sandwiches and dairy products at 1735 W. Chinden Blvd., Suite 130. (Photo by Otto Kitsinger)

By Tony Harrison For the Journal MERIDIAN — Idaho’s best ice cream is now available in the Treasure Valley. Reed’s Dairy, a milk producer and dairy foods purveyor based in Idaho Falls, recently opened a retail store in Meridian. In August, MSN Lifestyle reported Reed’s Dairy offers the best ice cream in Idaho in a feature about the
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Idaho State Journal to have new owner

Oct 5th, 2017 | By
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By Journal Staff The parent company of the Idaho State Journal announced Thursday that it is selling all of its newspapers to the family-owned Adams Publishing Group Co. The sale will include the Journal and the Pioneer News Group Co.’s 21 other newspapers in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Utah along with a newspaper and
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Idaho Falls OKs selling alcohol until 2 a.m. to help economic development

Oct 3rd, 2017 | By
A section of champagne and sparkling wine at the State Liquor Store in Logan on Thursday. (Jennifer Meyers/Herald Journal)

IDAHO FALLS (AP) — Officials in this Eastern Idaho city have approved the selling of wine and liquor until 2 a.m. so the city can be more successful at attracting businesses. The Post Register reports that the Idaho Falls City Council on Thursday gave the OK that extends liquor sales by one hour. Businesses will
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Micron executive accused of insider trading at former job

Oct 3rd, 2017 | By
Anand Jayapalan

BOISE (AP) — The U.S. government has accused a top Micron Technology Inc. executive of sharing insider information about his former employer with family members. The Idaho Statesman reports that Anand Jayapalan, who was hired by Micron six weeks ago, is accused of giving his wife, aunt and uncle information about SanDisk that allowed them
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Leadership lessons from ‘Sesame Street’

Sep 19th, 2017 | By
Jeff Hough

By Jeff Hough Nov. 10, 1969, was the day we first met Big Bird, Cookie Monster, Bert and Ernie, Oscar the Grouch, and Grover. ‘Sesame Street,’ a giant departure from the existing children’s programming, sought to teach children by using educational curriculum and goals as the “script” for each episode. ‘Sesame Street’ has evolved through
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Sep 18th, 2017 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi Thank you all who attended the Kind Community Kick-Off Celebration last night. What a wonderful way to celebrate kindness in our community. Thank you to our sponsors of The Kind Village Kids Public Art Project:  US Bank Foundation, Partner Steel, The Home Depot, Union Pacific Railroad, City of Pocatello, Kind Community and
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John Jackson’s success started with 1 store

Sep 18th, 2017 | By
John Jackson’s first gas station was a Texaco station in Caldwell. The building stood until just a few years ago. It’s now an auto shop. Jackson now operates more than 230 stations in six states.

By Torrie Cope Idaho Press-Tribune CALDWELL — When John Jackson took over his first service station, sales tripled and he thought he had the Midas touch. When he took on a second station shortly after, he realized he might have just been lucky the first time. “I almost went broke,” Jackson said. “I remember I
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Sep 12th, 2017 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi LET’S CELEBRATE KINDNESS! We’re kicking off Kind Week on Monday, Sept. 18, with a street party festival in partnership with Kind Community and Old Town Pocatello. The 3rd Annual Kick-Off Celebration will run from 5-9 pm on the East and West sides of the Center Street Underpass. The free, family-friendly event will
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The mediocrity effect

Sep 12th, 2017 | By
Jeff Hough

By Jeff Hough Lately, I have spent considerable time reflecting on the statement, “A meeting moves at the pace of the slowest mind in the room.” Having sat through countless meetings, I tend to agree with the premise. Yet, thinking past the initial acceptance of the thought, I began to wonder what lies behind it.
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INL tests solar-powered air conditioning for its buses

Sep 12th, 2017 | By
Idaho National Laboratory is testing a solar-powered bus cooling and ventilating system that could save emissions and money for INL’s fleet of buses.

  By Mike Price East Idaho News IDAHO FALLS — Solar powered buses? We’re not quite there, but solar-powered air conditioning on buses is here. Idaho National Laboratory, in collaboration with Bergstrom Inc., a vehicle climate systems designer, and Motor Coach Industries, has designed a solar-powered bus cooling and ventilating system. The system, demonstrated in
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