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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Dec 20th, 2016 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi The Old Town Pocatello merchants invite you to come explore the wonders of Old Town Pocatello this last week before Christmas. Come shop and find the perfect gift…from bikes to fishing supplies….jewelry to trendy fashion……..home decor to fine art, Old Town offers it all in our charming shops. Come dine and experience
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A foundation for success

Dec 13th, 2016 | By
Jeff Hough

By Jeff Hough Recently I climbed Mt. Borah, the highest peak in Idaho, with my oldest son. Against his wishes we started out before dawn with the goal of being close to the summit when the sun came up. It was a clear night and the stars lit our path as we wound our way
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Dec 13th, 2016 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi The Bridge, now located inside the Historic Yellowstone Hotel located at 203 W. Bonneville, invites you to celebrate their grand opening during a special engagement with Pocatello’s own singer-songwriter Steve Eaton with guest musician Rob Harding. The grand opening events will be held on two nights, December 16th and 17th. Concerts begin
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Congress reconsiders rest rules for truckers

Dec 13th, 2016 | By

By Sarah Glenn IDAHO FALLS — Trucking companies are breathing a sigh of relief today while road safety watchdogs wring their hands. Congress tucked language into it’s short-term spending bill that begins to roll back restrictive rules for how long (and when) long-haul truck drivers are required to rest. The whole bill passed the Senate
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Making better decisions

Dec 6th, 2016 | By
Jeff Hough

By Jeff Hough Each week as I sit down to write this article I sift through a file of article ideas. Choosing the topic for the week can be a challenge. Sometimes the choice is easy because I have an idea that has to get out of my head. Yet, other weeks are difficult because
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Addressing perceptions: Auto mechanics work to build trust

Dec 6th, 2016 | By
Vehicle owners should do basic research to find a repair facility before they need one, according to AAA Idaho spokesman Matthew Conde.

By Sarah Glenn POCATELLO — When the car breaks down, do you have a mechanic you trust? Two out of three people will likely answer “no” according to a recent AAA survey. The biggest reasons for the trust issues included overcharges, recommendations for unnecessary repairs, and poor past experiences. Although not new, the tricky relationship
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Nov 28th, 2016 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi Thank you to all who came out to enjoy this year’s Night Lights Parade! The entries and floats were all very beautiful. It was certainly difficult to judge this year with all of the creativity and time invested to make the parade so beautiful. Thank you all who participated! This year’s award
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Pocatello mulls joining Chubbuck in requiring city licenses for businesses

Nov 28th, 2016 | By
Several new eateries have opened recently in Chubbuck. Chubbuck requires city licenses for businesses and now Pocatello is also considering requiring city business licenses.

By Sarah Glenn/For the Journal POCATELLO — Where Pocatello ends and Chubbuck begins isn’t always crystal clear. For decades, the neighboring cities have worked seamlessly together to build business and incubate economic growth. “We don’t just say it, we mean it with all our hearts: what’s good for Pocatello is good for Chubbuck and what’s
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Financial experts: Trump election boosting stock market

Nov 25th, 2016 | By
Stone

By Josh Friesen The election of Donald Trump to become the next U.S. president has produced record-setting highs in the stock market, according to several local financial advisers. That’s after an election night in which Trump’s surprise victory sent stock projections plunging. The next day, however, the market did nothing but trend upward. “The market
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Thanksgiving dinners will cost a little less this year

Nov 22nd, 2016 | By
Turkeys await Thanksgiving buyers at Fred Meyer in Pocatello. Wednesday brings the biggest grocery shopping day of the year and with food prices decreasing, Thanksgiving dinners will cost a little less this year.
Doug Lindley/Idaho State Journal

By Sarah Glenn For the Journal POCATELLO — As turkeys fill grocery store refrigerators and cans of cranberry sauce fly off the shelves, shoppers can expect their Thanksgiving dinner to cost a little less this year due to falling food prices. The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 31st annual Thanksgiving dinner informal price survey says that
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