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Shaved ice shack gives Pocatellans A Taste of Hawaii

Jul 18th, 2017 | By
Mark Cruse, who’s from Hawaii, and girlfriend Gina Rollins are co-owners of A Taste of Hawaii, which they started about a year ago. It turns out that many Idahoans like the shaved ice treats they make as much as Hawaiians do.

By Kendra Evensen Kevensen@journalnet.com POCATELLO — There’s a shaved ice shack in town that’s serving up some tasty treats — Hawaiian style. A Taste of Hawaii at 245 Yellowstone Avenue in Pocatello is now open Tuesday-Friday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday from noon to 8 p.m. The business is closed on Mondays.
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New local convenience store to open in August

Jul 10th, 2017 | By
Shannon Guthrie, the general manager for the revitalized Country Corner gas station on Bannock Highway south of Pocatello, stands in front of the store. The business, now named Guthrie’s Country Corner, is set to open in the first week of August.
Shelbie Harris/Idaho State Journal

By Shelbie Harris sharris@journalnet.com POCATELLO — Last week, as distributors unpacked boxes and lined shelves inside Guthrie’s Country Corner gas station on Bannock Highway just south of Pocatello, General Manager Shannon Guthrie lined the windows with brown paper to help disguise the quick stop from eager patrons. While the building had sat vacant for years,
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Jul 10th, 2017 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi On Sept. 18, Old Town Pocatello and Kind Community are partnering to present our community with this year’s Kind Week Kick-off Celebrate. From 5-9 pm there will be food, music, activities, trolley rides and more for the families of Pocatello and Chubbuck. The event will take place on the East and West
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The 3 C’s of Great Teams

Jul 10th, 2017 | By
Jeff Hough

By Jeff Hough Balance — there must always be balance. There is balance in art, nature and life. People can accomplish great things by themselves, but when the right individuals come together, true magic happens. An old colleague sent me an article by Joshua Wolf Shenk detailing the creative genius of Paul McCartney and John
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Jul 6th, 2017 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi The property owners and businesses in Old Town Pocatello hope you and your family had a very safe and Happy Independence Day! We have a big week in Old Town so plan to come shop, dine and play in the historic heart of Pocatello. On Friday we will host the July First
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Is Duty A Four Letter World

Jul 6th, 2017 | By
Jeff Hough

By Jeff Hough I am not a history buff, but I do enjoy learning about people and events that shaped the world we live in. I believe the old saying “those who ignore history are doomed to repeat it.” Although, I do like the more modern twist, “those who ignore history are doomed to re-tweet
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Eclipse Art & Neon Sign Walk set downtown Aug. 18

Jul 6th, 2017 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi On Friday, Aug. 18, Old Town Pocatello will be hosting a special event in conjunction with the eclipse that will be taking place on Aug. 21.  The Eclipse Art & Neon Sign Walk will be an exciting event to bring visitors to Old Town for the evening. We are inviting visitors and
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Pocatello meetings to focus on impacts of eclipse viewers

Jun 27th, 2017 | By

By City of Pocatello POCATELLO — The Great American Eclipse on Aug. 21 may be to the north of Pocatello, but that doesn’t mean the Gate City won’t feel its impact. Over the course of the summer, the city of Pocatello will be hosting a series of town hall meetings with local businesses and the
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Thinking Differently

Jun 27th, 2017 | By
Jeff Hough

By Jeff Hough I have been thinking a lot recently. I’m not very good at it. As an adult who has never trained to sit and think for long periods of time, it is hard. You could say it has been a train wreck. This foray into the recesses of my brain was caused by
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Jun 27th, 2017 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi Shop in Old Town Pocatello! Dine in Old Town Pocatello! Play in Old Town Pocatello! Our shops, restaurants, and professional offices are all locally owned. It makes a positive difference in our economy when you spend your money locally. The next time you need to do some shopping, enjoy a great meal
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